20 Apr, 2023
The early years learning framework V2 has expanded upon the principle of high expectation and equity, including a focus on inclusion. This recognises and reinforces the right of all children to participate in high-quality and inclusive early childhood settings, regardless of circumstances, strengths, gender, capabilities, or diverse ways of doing and being.
At a time when many services are experiencing workforce pressures, including and planning for children with a diagnosis may seem challenging.
CELA early education specialist and former preschool director Janelle Gallagher reflects on her awakening to the possibilities of inclusive early education and how it can be life-changing for children and families.