The word culture is interpreted in many different ways and holds a diverse range of meanings for individuals, groups and communities. Culture shapes all aspects of a child’s daily life - family interactions, school experiences and community settings. This topic will explore Cultural Competence in a way that invites you to reflect on your own culture, beliefs and values. It will enhance your capacity to be more aware of culture so that you can modify and enhance your practice, ensuring the provision of consistent inclusive environments for all.
• Culture across a broad perspective
• Working towards Cultural Competency
• Biases and prejudices
• Creating Welcoming and Inclusive environments