Innovate RAP - Page 14

2. Respect Deliverable 2.1.1 Identify cultural learning requirements specific to the training needs of KU staff and to the needs of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities we operate in, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families we support. 2.1.2 Develop and implement a cultural awareness training strategy for KU Board and staff, defining their current, emerging and aspirational cultural learning needs in all areas of our organisation and considering various ways in which cultural learning can be provided (for example, online, face to face workshops, or cultural immersion). 2.1.3 Investigate opportunities to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities, Traditional Owners and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consultants to develop and implement cultural training specific to the needs of KU staff. 2.1.4 Provide opportunities for RWG members, Board, Executive Team members, Central Office Staff and other key leaders to participate in cultural training. 2.1.5 Promote and communicate the Reconciliation Australia Share Our Pride online tool to all staff. Action 2.1 Engage employees in cultural learning opportunities to increase understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and achievements Timeline April 2017 June 2018 June 2018 May 2017, 2018 Manager, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Programs Manager, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Programs Chief Executive Officer Manager, Marketing & Communication General Manager, Early April 2017 Education Professional Practice Responsibility Promote meaningful and culturally sensitive connections with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Nations people of Australia and will work to ensure that their inherent rights and cultures be reflected throughout our organisation, policies, work practices and environments. Culturally competent, understanding and respectful of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, cultures and histories Collegial and cooperative, proactively engaging in practices that demonstrate respect and value the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures Open and approachable, implementing and delivering warm, welcoming and culturally safe services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities Building collaborative, positive and intergenerational partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, is essential to KU being an organisation that is: Focus Area