The Department of Education and Training (the Department) contracts FKA Children’s Services (fkaCS) to support children and families of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds attending state-funded Victorian kindergarten programs to best engage with the educational program.
The Department has recently broadened the way it provides support to kindergartens to ensure it responds to the unique circumstances of each service and targets CALD children and families with the highest needs.
The purpose of the program is to provide a broad range of support to Victorian early childhood education and care services to support children and their families from CALD backgrounds to engage in the educational program.
Eligible state-funded Victorian kindergarten services can apply for support by completing an application and submitting it to fkaCS.
fkaCS will work with your service in developing an approach that meets your needs and may include:
The priority for onsite Language Support will be given to:
Note: Applications do not need to meet all of the criteria to be eligible for onsite Language Support as part of the Cultural Inclusion Support Program. Applications will be prioritised where services are ineligible for the Australian Government’s Inclusion Support Programme
To access support
We can support you to complete your application. Please do not hesitate to contact fkaCS on 03 9428 4471 or email firstname.lastname@example.org