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The Resource Preparing the ground for partnership : exploring quality assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care : a literature review and background paper, Kathryn Priest; with contributions from Bronwyn Coleman-Sleep, Karen Martin

Preparing the ground for partnership : exploring quality assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care : a literature review and background paper, Kathryn Priest; with contributions from Bronwyn Coleman-Sleep, Karen Martin

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Preparing the ground for partnership : exploring quality assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care : a literature review and background paper
Title
Preparing the ground for partnership
Title remainder
exploring quality assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care : a literature review and background paper
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Priest; with contributions from Bronwyn Coleman-Sleep, Karen Martin
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Language
eng
Summary
Reviews current national and international research to identify key themes and issues to form a basis for consultation with national quality assurance (QA) project partners; explores notions of quality childcare; explores some of the complexities of effectively representing the diversity of Indigenous cultures within a national QA process; culture as a central factor in childcare provision; process and practice of designing a national Indigenous framework; makes six recommendations on how to proceed; project is a collaboration between the Australian Government, the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care and the National Childcare Accreditation Council
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Priest, Kathryn
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Coleman-Sleep, Bronwyn
  • Martin, Karen Lillian
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  • Quality assurance
  • Child care services
  • Cultural awareness
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Preparing the ground for partnership : exploring quality assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care : a literature review and background paper, Kathryn Priest; with contributions from Bronwyn Coleman-Sleep, Karen Martin
Link
http://www.facs.gov.au/internet/facsinternet.nsf/childcare/qa-qa_indigenous_child_care.htm
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Publication
Note
  • "December 2005"
  • Includes bibliography and list of web sources
Contents
Culture as a central factor in child care provision: child care provision in Australia, quality assurance for mainstream child care in Australia, the quality areas -- Indigenous child care - culture and quality: child care services for Indigenous families, what is special about Indigenous child care?, the importance of culture in child care, exploring definitions of culture, exploring ways to maintain a strong cultural identity, exploring the complexities of culturally appropriate practice, the diversity of Indigenous peoples and the uniting factors -- Measuring quality in child care: an overview: a brief history, national and international research into quality, Indigenous knowledge influencing mainstream practice, what is normal child development?, some considerations for measuring quality -- Indigenous perspective on quality -- Indigenous perspectives of mainstream quality assurance: a national perspective from Multifunctional Aboriginal Children's Services, a locally developed response to mainstream quality assurance, quality management and Indigenous aged care, the Nunga code: Nunga children's perspectives on quality -- Part 2: Designing a national Indigenous framework: Exploring the elements of a national QA process -- Overview of international developments: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea -- Appendices: Terms of reference, quality areas
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
95 p.
Isbn
9781921130106
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Preparing the ground for partnership : exploring quality assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care : a literature review and background paper, Kathryn Priest; with contributions from Bronwyn Coleman-Sleep, Karen Martin
Link
http://www.facs.gov.au/internet/facsinternet.nsf/childcare/qa-qa_indigenous_child_care.htm
Publication
Note
  • "December 2005"
  • Includes bibliography and list of web sources
Contents
Culture as a central factor in child care provision: child care provision in Australia, quality assurance for mainstream child care in Australia, the quality areas -- Indigenous child care - culture and quality: child care services for Indigenous families, what is special about Indigenous child care?, the importance of culture in child care, exploring definitions of culture, exploring ways to maintain a strong cultural identity, exploring the complexities of culturally appropriate practice, the diversity of Indigenous peoples and the uniting factors -- Measuring quality in child care: an overview: a brief history, national and international research into quality, Indigenous knowledge influencing mainstream practice, what is normal child development?, some considerations for measuring quality -- Indigenous perspective on quality -- Indigenous perspectives of mainstream quality assurance: a national perspective from Multifunctional Aboriginal Children's Services, a locally developed response to mainstream quality assurance, quality management and Indigenous aged care, the Nunga code: Nunga children's perspectives on quality -- Part 2: Designing a national Indigenous framework: Exploring the elements of a national QA process -- Overview of international developments: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea -- Appendices: Terms of reference, quality areas
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
95 p.
Isbn
9781921130106
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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