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Community Education Counsellor (CEC)

 

​Community Education Counsellors (CEC) work specifically within the indigenous school community to support individual students and families, who identify​​ as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, in their academic, wellbeing, cultural and spiritual growth.

Support may include:

  • Contact with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and Elders.
  • Education of students and the school community regarding the culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and Australian peoples.
  • Implementing culturally sensitive programs and learning opportunities.
  • Liaising with non-government community agencies to assist students and their families in accessing support.
  • Celebrations and commemorations of events that are significant to Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples.​