The NSW Department of Education, through its Early Childhood Education Directorate is seeking to engage a single supplier to deliver the services in community and mobile preschools as the Cultural Support Program. The business objectives of the Cultural Support Program are to: address the challenges faced by children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in early childhood services; and build the capacity of educators to provide a culturally inclusive environment and support for CALD (culturally and linguistically diverse) children.
The following services are required to be delivered by the supplier in community and mobile preschools:
- Professional development training and support for educators in the area of cultural inclusivity in practice.
- Tailored cultural support for children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with a cultural worker.
- Language and cultural assistance to children, families and educators, to support inclusive cultural practice in preschools and mobile preschools.
- An online network platform for resource sharing.
Request for Tender closes: 6 October 2021.
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