The Australian Government is continuing to  implement their Coronavirus Emergency Response  Plan. The aim of this plan is to reduce the risk of the Coronavirus spreading from person to person in Australia.
 
The NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency is limiting face to face contact at this time to help  keep everyone safe.

We are continuing to support services and educators by responding to all inclusion  requests via email, phone appointments and online appointments. Inclusion  Professionals continue to be available to support you.
 
 Please continue to contact your Inclusion Professional for any support required or call  1800 703 382 (Tollfree)

 
 

NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency 

 KU Children’s Services, Include Me and Gowrie NSW, are proud to deliver the NSW/ACT Inclusion Agency as part of the Inclusion Support Program.

Regional Inclusion Hubs have been set up across the state and territory to provide free tailored support to early childhood education and care services through:

  • Onsite visits to observe and discuss service strengths, challenges and barriers to inclusion
  • Supporting educators to analyse policies, programs and practices and to reflect on changes that can be made to support inclusion
  • Providing practical advice, strategies and possible solutions to inclusion barriers
  • Facilitating the development of the services Strategic Inclusion Plan (SIP) that identify strategies for change and growth
  • Inclusion Professionals will support educators to learn about inclusion, access ISP supports and support diversity.

Recent News

New free resourceChildren’s Voices: A reflective resource for educators.

  This new resource shares children’s responses to a range of questions around themes of inclusion  
  and diversity. The resource highlights how listening to children’s voices can inform educators’
  reflection and planning both in their everyday work with children and when addressing broader 
  issues of social justice and equity.
 
  Click here to access this resource or for more information click here to view a video

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What is Inclusion?

Inclusion recognises the right of every child to participate meaningfully in all aspects of community life. Inclusion happens when children are viewed as capable and valued contributors.

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Cultural Diversity

Inclusive early childhood and child care services welcome and value every child and their family. Inclusion is being respectful and responsive to culture.

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Programme Supports

The ISP assists early childhood and child care services to include children with additional needs alongside their peers, through the provision of tailored inclusion advice and support from Inclusion Agencies and access to funded support and specialist equipment where required.

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