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The Anti-Bias Stories blog is a community space for educators and
teachers to share their anti-bias stories of practice, policy,
professional engagement and learning. This blog is edited by the SJIEC Board. If you would like to
submit a blog piece, please email it to: foundation@sjiec.org
or if you would like to be a guest editor, please contact us on the same email address.

Anti- Bias Award 2024 Nominations Open
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The time to reflect on practice is now! We have officially opened the nomination process for the Anti-Bias…

SJIEC on Redbubble
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Social Justice In Early Childhood Have Set Up Their Own Redbubble Store Have you ever wanted to create…

The Original Learning Approach
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Creating Safe and Brave Spaces for Autonomy Part 2 Play is another word that I think we need…

The Original Learning Approach
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Creating Safe and Brave Spaces for Autonomy Part 1 The Original Learning Approach is something I came up…

Anti-Bias Award – A Recipients Perspective; What winning the anti-bias award means to me
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Cath Gillespie and Kirby Barker from Evans Head-Woodburn Pre-school talk about what it meant to receive the Anti-Bias Award in 2020. Kirby Winning the 2020 Anti Bias award for…

Anti-Bias Award – A Recipients Perspective, The Benefits of Putting in a Nomination
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Posted by: Alistair Gibbs on 14 14 2019

When I was first approached about putting a nomination in for the Anti-Bias award I went through a process that I’m sure every educator would have gone through which is one full…

Recipient of the 2017 Anti-Bias Award
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Posted by: Karen Neal on 24 24 2019

To receive a phone call from someone who I had read a lot about, read some of her exciting publications both during my studies as well as, just because, was to say the least,…

HOW THE ANTI-BIAS BOOK BECAME A SOCIAL MEDIA MASCOT
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Posted by: Alistair Gibbs & Michelle Wood, Early Childhood Educators on 17 17 2018

Much has been said recently about a crazy online thread. Maybe you’ve heard about it? It has been the topic of presentations, even videos have been made. Let’s set the…

KID, YOU’LL MOVE MOUNTAINS!
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Posted by: Rachel Ho, Early Childhood Educator on 21 21 2018

Never in my life have I ever felt comfortable admitting that I was good at something! Perhaps this is because I didn’t feel like I was good at anything. But what is ‘good’?…

ACKNOWLEDGING AND EMBEDDING ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER CULTURES INTO ECE
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Posted by: Kay Bryan, Early Childhood Teacher on 20 20 2018

Acknowledging and embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures into early childhood settings is something I have always felt is the ethical thing to do. Doing this…