5 Lands Walk

Inspired by Italy’s Cinque Terra, and brought to you as a gift from the communities of the Central Coast, the 5 Lands Walk is a day-long festival along 10kms of spectacular coastline ranging from Macmasters Beach and finishing at Terrigal Beach. We acknowledge the Aboriginal people as the original occupants of these Lands, and pay…

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WORKSHOP: Multicultural Craft and Cooking in an Early Childhood Setting

The Central Coast Multicultural Resource Centre (CCMRC) is preparing to present a workshop on provision of cultural activities and cooking. At this workshop you will have the opportunity to prepare, cook and try a range of multicultural foods and also learn some multicultural craft ideas that you can implement in your centre’s program. There will…

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News from the Coordinator

Recently I attended an information session on utilizing interpreter service. If you think that you may need access to interpreters, we will be putting together a short, 1 page ‘Help and Information’ sheet. If your service would like a copy, please advise us and we would be pleased to forward a copy. We’ll also put…

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Simply Multicultural

If you’re looking for a good overview article about the importance of introducing children to different cultures from a young age, check out this article over at Simply Multicultural. The author, Lyn Uhlmann, neatly summarises the Australian context and why childcare professionals need to consider diversity when designing programs. A multicultural early childhood learning environment…

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Why use multicultural resources?

There are lots of reasons why childcare practitioners might decide to incorporate multicultural resources into your centre’s practice. Maybe Chinese New Year is coming up. Or a new child has joined your centre whose parents are Afghani. The key reason for most of us is that we want to create positive learning environments for the…

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