9 Early Childhood Education and Care ICCC Resources 2015 V4 Question 4 To

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9Early Childhood Education and Care. © ICCC Resources 2015. V4. Early Childhood Education and Care. © ICCC Resources 2015. V4. Question 4 To complete this task refer to (pp. 7 – 18) of your reading: Welcoming conversations with culturally and linguistically diverse families – An Educators Guide.1. What four strategies can educators use to create a welcoming space for families with English as a second language when they first enter the service? 1- Provide translated signs, notices, brochures, and pamphlets that help explain the routines and programs of the service. 2- Put a calendar on display showing all the important dates of cultural occasions and discuss with the families suitable ways of commemorating and celebrating these days at the service. 3- Learn greetings in different languages to greet the families and their children. 4- Put up pictures of the children at the service and accompany those pictures with something that reveals or indicates a little about their cultural identity. 2. List six visual aids and/or communication strategies that could be used to build relationships with families for whom English is a second language during the orientation process at the service. 1. The educator can use pictures to help give a clear visual picture of the service’s daily routines and practices that happen in areas of the service.2. Design a simple pictorial clock and hang it on the wall to show the service’s opening and closing hours. 3. Give families a full tour of the service, including the activities that happen in each area. 4. Encourage families and educators to create a profile of a visual society network that demonstrate places to visit such as parks and markets, put it on display at the service using art and craft materials. 5. Describe to the families how to get into the service in case there are secured areas. 6. Hang a calendar sheet and write the new child’s name on the day they will join in for their orientation day so the educator would be well prepared to meet the family.
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CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence and CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety. Theory Tasks. 10Early Childhood Education and Care. © ICCC Resources 2015. V4. 3. Provide threestrategies that can be used to assist families to work in partnership with the service? 1. Educators can ask families to teach them key words and/or phrases in their mother language and take note of these words and phrases are pronounced. 2. Ask families to record couple of songs or stories in their first language for the educator to play for their child at the service. Or arrange a day for the families to join in and prepare with them activities that reflect each one’s culture. 3. Use a visual routine to chat about times of the day and different parts of your routine to see where there may be family or cultural practices that you need to take into consideration.
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