Elders as Storytellers

Elders as Storytellers is a ground-breaking social marketing campaign led by the Department of Education, together with Queensland communities.

The campaign walks with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders and families to share the benefits and importance of quality early childhood programs, especially kindergarten.

Unscripted stories of Elders and community influencers inspire communities to continue embedding culture in early childhood programs, and support connections between early childhood services and families.

Campaign personality Sharron Lindh wrote and recorded Walking on Country -Ngurambangga Yanhanha, a song in the language of the Wiradyuri people. The song is a way to share culture and support the early learning journey of all little ones.

Sharron said she is proud to be involved in such a significant campaign.

‘Through this campaign we are creating a new dreaming story for all children and families,’ she said.

Share in the stories from Queensland Elders, communities and families on the Big Learning Life website.

We all play a part in making the early years count for our little ones.

Published — 11 October 2018 Last updated — 18 March 2019

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