Happy Beats – WORKSHOP

Happy Beats (Music for Fun and Learning) – presented by Gary and Carol Crees from Adventures in Music. Date: Thursday 13th March 2014 Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Venue: Erina Leagues Club, Ilya Road, ERINA, NSW 2250 (behind Fountain Plaza) Cost: $50 members $55 non members (Discount for full time Students $30) Light supper will be…

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Water hijab allows young women to surf

From The Age in Victoria comes this story of inclusion:   18 students from Cranbourne Secondary College took part in a special day at Point Leo Surf Life Saving Club on Saturday. Many came from the school’s Afghan community. The day was designed to give them some water safety basics that they could pass on…

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ON THIS DAY: Brazilian Independence Day

Every year, 7 September marks the Day of Independence for Brazilians. This is a national holiday in which citizens celebrate their independence from Portugal. We have a fantastic range of resources from South America, including rugs, dolls, instruments, puzzles and dress-ups. Check out the Online Catalogue and select ‘South America’.

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What, when, how and why celebrate?

Incorporating relevant, culturally-based experiences and celebrations in children’s programs presents many different learning opportunities… Even the most experienced child care professional can be overwhelmed by the task of including multicultural content into a program. Sometimes we can ask ourselves, ‘what’s the point? am I doing this right? what if I end up offending someone?’ It…

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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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