In recognition of the importance of Cultural Inclusion in responding to and celebrating the diverse needs of the Victorian Community fka Children’s Services (fkaCS) is privileged to be included on the menu of evidence as part of the Victorian Governments School Readiness initiative.
Our new School Readiness Program of support sits alongside the Victorian Kindergarten Cultural Inclusion Program and affords us the opportunity to work alongside Kindergartens to design a program of work that will support their needs and those of the children and families in their community.
fkaCS offers a holistic program of support that covers:
We work with kindergartens to apply critical reflection and thinking to practice at:
fkaCS appreciate timelines are short for kindergartens submitting Annual Plans for 2019, so a series of Cultural Inclusion Support Packages have been designed. These are priced at $250 per hour and typically packaged into:
We recommend that Kindergartens consider the number of hours they wish to commit to Cultural Inclusion to include in the Ready for School Annual Plan and touch base with fkaCS early in the new year to determine the best way to utilise these hours and design the right support to meet your needs.
Customised packages typically include a combination of the following activities and/or support based on the needs of your Kindergarten community:
There are no travel costs associated with our program of support, and in most cases support is provided on site at your service. For more information please refer to our flyer of offerings.
For those services who have already included Cultural Inclusion Support in their Ready for School Annual Plan, please contact fkaCS so we can plan resources and ensure our support is timely and available when you need it.