The NSW Government is pleased to announce an opportunity for Early Childhood Education Services in the Newcastle/Central Coast, New England and North West regions to participate in the Deadly Teachers Solid Jarjums program.
Deadly Teachers Solid Jarjums has been developed to assist the sector in providing quality, culturally inclusive early childhood education environments that support and expand on the strengths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
This initiative is being delivered by Speaking in Colour and is funded by the NSW Department of Education. To participate, please complete the expression of interest form by Wednesday 23 March 2020.
Please note that the number of places is limited and it may not be possible to accommodate all those interested.
Facilated by Speaking in Colours expert weavers, participants are taught about the context and understanding of weaving while being stepped through the levels as appropriate.
Program 10-20 weeks ages 9+
Results in a completed sculpture and exhibition
Prices vary based on location, ages and ability of students and length of program. Contact us for full details.
This is more than just weaving it is: building identity, developing mindfulness, caring for country all while building communities.
Possum Skin Cloaks
Faciliated by Cherie Johnson under the guidance of her cultural mentor Aunty Vicki Couzens for school aged participants.
5 day intensive with two presenters
or a 10 week program ages 9+
Resulting in making a Possum Skin Cloak.
Prices vary based on location, ages and ability of students and length of program.
Artefacts and or Canoe building
The program is designed with you, in response to the participants, their genders, ages and the weather permitting.
In the event a canoe program is designed and unable to proceed due to weather a just as interactive alternative set of artefacts and methods will be proposed.