Scenario Workplace Relationships Blue Bay Early Learning Centre has recently

Scenario workplace relationships blue bay early

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Scenario: Workplace Relationships Blue Bay Early Learning Centre has recently employed two trainess who are part of the local Aboriginal community. They will be mentored by Joyce, a senior team member, who is also from the same community. The centre Director is hoping to attract more children from the Aboriginal community to the service . The Director knows that having more staff from the community will contribute to sense of belonging and cultural safety. The trainees were selected in consultation with Aboriginal Elders from the community and the Director is pleased at the level of enthusiasm and support shown to the centre by the community. Joyce has also played a key role in the selection of the traineees and is looking forward to her mentorship role. To prepare the team for the trainees and new families the Director asked Joyce to run a series of workshops on cultural competence, cultural safety and anti-bias, and communicating with Aboriginal people. Joyce was also asked to invite Aboriginal Elders to a morning tea with the children and educators. To support the educators Joyce has also invited the team to submit any questions or concerns they may have about working with the local Aboriginal community. Joyce and the Director have been extremely pleased by the level of enthusiasm and professionalism shown by the educators. a) What message of cultural safety is the Director sending to the community by employing Aboriginal trainees?
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CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence and CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety. Theory Tasks 44 Early Childhood Education and Care. © ICCC Resources v8 b) List the key protocals that the Director used when employing the trainees. Question 4 Reflect and draw on the knowledge you have acquired from the text and readings in this unit to answer the following questions. Scenario: Sorry Day Educator Norah is a Murri woman. She enjoys sharing her culture with the children and her colleagues. She feels proud that she has contributed to a better understanding of her people. Norah is an active member of her community and contributes to, and participates in, a range of social and cultural activities. Norah has been granted a week of special leave to assist in planning activities for Sorry Day. The centre Director is extremely concerned when he hears educators, Jack and Kate, discussing the unfairness of Norah being granted special leave for Sorry Day. “I don’t know why those people have Sorry Day anyway. It’s time they moved on!” Later that day the Director calls the staff members into his office to address the racist comments. a) Give three reasons why the Director is right to be concerned about the comments made by Jack and Kate?
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CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence and CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety. Theory Tasks 45 Early Childhood Education and Care.
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