Shinetime childcare’s follows the Victorian Framework recognises that children’s learning and development takes place in the context of their families, and that families are children’s first and most important educators. Families provide children with the relationships, the opportunities and the experiences that shape their learning and development.
The Victorian Framework acknowledges that the families and communities in which children live are diverse, and children’s learning and development is enhanced when early
childhood professionals respect their cultures and ways of knowing and being.
In particular, the Victorian Framework recognises and respects Aboriginal cultures and the unique place of these in Victoria’s heritage and future. Learning about and valuing the place of first nations people will enhance all Victorian children’s sense of place in our community.
The Victorian Framework recognises that every child will take a unique path to the five
Outcomes and that all children will require different levels of support, some requiring
significantly more than others. Framework has a strong emphasis on play-based learning and aims to achieve five overall Learning Outcomes: