One hope that I have when I think about working with children and families from diverse backgrounds is to:
This difference can be big or small and in order for me to make a difference in the lives of the children and families I come across, I hope to become more tolerant, accepting, mindful, empathetic and sensitive to their needs and differences.
One goal I would like to set for myself in the early childhood field with regards to issues of diversity, equity and social justice is to be more of an:
As I am already speaking more to colleagues, friends and family members about these issues, however I would like to become more apart of organisations that advocate for children and family rights.
Having learned so much in this course, I am extremely excited that I have chosen this subject as my specialisation. I am thankful that I have come across online study buddies who are just as passionate as me, who love children and the early childhood field and want to make a difference. I only wish all of you the best in your future courses, continue to challenge and change your thinking in order to be a better person, both personally and professionally.