Embedding First People’s Perspectives in Learning in the Outdoors

Thursday 26th May
Session 2 
1.20pm – 12:10pm
Room: TBA
Education & Outdoor Learning

This session will provide participants with examples of how teaching in a nature program has supported embedding First Peoples perspectives. Learn about how including First Peoples perspectives in everyday practice led to two projects being developed that involved a kindergarten, long day care and two primary schools.’

happy person in the Outdoors with tree and mountain landscape in the background

Karen Anderson

Balnarring Preschool


Karen has been a kindergarten teacher at Balnarring Preschool since 1984. She developed the nature program in 2011 and is the President of the Early Childhood Outdoor Learning Network. Karen is committed to reconciliation embedding First Peoples perspectives into every day practice.