A child’s voice is an incredibly powerful tool for learning. From the moment children begin to experiment with the mechanics of their voice, to the exploration of power, autonomy and authority, a child’s voice becomes part of their identity.
With 2019 being the International Year of Indigenous Languages, there is no better time than now for educators and educational communities to explore and embed local Aboriginal language into the learning programme.
National Reconciliation Week aims to unite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with non-Indigenous peoples to acknowledge the past and foster positive relationships into the future.
When children are supported by and feel a sense of belonging in their environment – an environment where their opinions, feelings and ideas are respected they are able to trust others, are empowered to be themselves and are better equipped to realise their learning and development potential.