Prejudice is a negative attitude towards an individual or family based on how they are viewed by others. For example, a person may hold prejudiced views towards a certain race or religion.
Discrimination is when individuals and families are treated differently because of their race, religion or other aspects of their life.
Experiencing prejudice and discrimination is unlawful and effects general wellbeing and happiness.
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'The beauty of this program, which engages students in a range of activities, is its simplicity. By coming together, they drop any preconceived ideas they may have held and realise just how much they have in common.'Find out more
(Through Kids on Track) I learnt more about how drugs and alcohol affect our bodies. I don't want to end up the same way as Dad so I can now care for my body and make better decisions than what he did.
Resilience for Life has been nothing short of wonderful for me, and enormously empowering. I am feeling so much more optimistic and confident in myself, my driving and taking care of my husband.
My (Windermere) counsellor has been one of the most important supports I have had throughout this whole process. She is amazing. I now see things from a completely different perspective.
I am on the lookout now too - next time I am in a relationship, I will be able to recognise the signs of domestic violence and I won’t let myself get stuck in that sort of position again.”
An Afternoon of Wellness was an inspiring event. To hear from people whose lives have been turned around is wonderful.
The amazing opportunity I got coming into the Windermere house and the 100% that I put into the program, has given me and my son a roof over our head and a second chance at a normal life.
(After the Healthy Women Healthy Relationships course) I am on the lookout now - next time I am in a relationship, I will be able to recognise the signs of domestic violence and I won’t let myself get stuck in that sort of position again.
Learning in a step by step process that we have to follow, we can’t reach the last step without stepping the first step. If we as educators succeed in building trust and connectivity then learning is fun. “To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today”.
I respect each child's individuality and needs and want to help them feel safe and secure so they can grow and learn in a natural environment. The early years are the foundations of learning for the rest of their lives.
I understand that every child is individual with different strengths and different ways of learning, By recognising and understanding each child and what it is that they love and how best they learn, I can provide them with the best experiences that help them to reach their full potential in all developmental areas. I love doing it.
48 Webb Street
Narre Warren, VIC 3805
ABN: 63 066 828 936
Registered Charity Number: A0025460D
Donations greater than $2 are tax-deductible for Australian taxpayers.
Windermere is committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.
Phone: 1300 946 337
Fax: (03) 9796 7650