Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) training

VACCA empowers Aboriginal children and families in Victoria through cultural programs and best practice parenting support.

Program details

  • Priority area: Access and inclusion
  • Primary audience: Educators
  • Delivery mode: Group training
  • Strength of evidence: Level 6 Supported by expert opinion
  • AEDC sub-domains: Not applicable
  • Item cost: Variable

Program description

VACCA is the lead Aboriginal child and family welfare organisation in Victoria, working to protect and promote the rights of Aboriginal children and young people.

VACCA provides programs and services to reinforce Aboriginal culture and encourage best parenting practices in the Aboriginal community.

Supports should be provided in accordance with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework.

Detailed cost

Costs vary depending on services and resources accessed. Contact provider for details.

Implementation considerations

  • Target population: children, families and educators in kindergarten settings who require support in the area of cultural awareness and inclusion.
  • Staffing: services should consider the cost of backfill when determining the cost of accessing training elements of this service.
  • Factors to consider: services will need to ensure that cultural supports are appropriate to the local area and community. Supports should be provided in accordance with the VEYLDF.

VEYLDF alignment

Item uses these practice principles

  • Reflective practice
  • Partnerships with families
  • High expectations for every child
  • Respectful relationships and responsive engagement
  • Equity and diversity
  • Assessment for learning and development
  • Integrated teaching and learning approaches
  • Partnerships with professionals

Item responds to these sub-outcomes

Not applicable.