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The Inclusion Support Program aims to build the capacity and capability of educators to address participation barriers for all children through implementing quality inclusive practices.


KU and Cairns and District Child Care Development Association Inc, are proud to deliver Inclusion Support QLD as part of the Inclusion Support Program.

New Inclusion Podcast

Inclusion Support QLD’s Let’s Talk Inclusion Podcast aims to build the capacity and capability of educators to implement quality inclusive practices by encouraging them to reflect on their practice and inspiring them to implement practical strategies to support the inclusion of all children.

Understanding Inclusion

“Inclusion is an important ‘big idea’ but it is also a hands on, every day, very practical process that is lived out moment by moment.”

- Dr Kathy Cologan (2021)

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Specialist Equipment Library

The Specialist Equipment Library provides eligible early childhood education and care services with access to a range of resources, free of charge, to increase their capacity and capability to provide quality inclusive practices and address participation barriers.

Professional Learning

Professional learning opportunities build educators’ confidence, skills and knowledge around inclusion and support them on their inclusion journey.

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Latest News, Updates and Stories about Inclusion in Action

Inclusion on Country

Clearview Early Learning and Kindergarten is an established centre nestled in a beautiful semi-rural environment on the Gold Coast. Nominated Supervisor Debbie Priest and Educational Leader Netty Lester share how their service has developed the art of teaching through nature, by creating natural environments where children can learn holistically and care for the land, plants animals and people.

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Going the Extra Mile to Ensure Everyone is Included

Kidspace Caloundra is an Outside of School Hours Care (OSHC) service on the Sunshine Coast that offers Before School, After School, Vacation and Saturday Care. They have over 1100 children enrolled in the service and up to 100 children attend each session. The service charters two fifty-seater buses each day to transport the children to eight local schools and then bring them back to the service in the afternoon.

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