Join Annette Sax, Taungurung Early Childhood Consultant, Artist and Storyteller in an interactive Aboriginal Professional Development Workshop
Participants will create a ‘Gift from Country’ using natural and recycled materials. Be inspired by the contemporary Aboriginal children’s book Yurri’s Birthday written by Yorta Yorta woman Sue Atkinson and illustrated by Annette Sax.
Annette has been given permission to share Aboriginal Academic, Dr Sue Lopez-Atkinson’s research Indigenous Early Childhood Curriculum and Self Determination. The session will consider the importance of Elders as the First Peoples being the Teachers of the Environmental Knowledge. Annette will also share reflections around Aboriginal Pedagogy in the Victorian Early Years.
Date: Monday 23 January 2017
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
FKA Children’s Services
42 Dight St
Collingwood VIC 3066
Participants are asked to collect one natural material to use with other natural materials Annette will supply for the Art experience. Please bring gum leaves, hard bark, paper bark, gum nuts or flowering gum.
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Date published: 19.1.2017Back to all News & Events