Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
Employer: Farran Street Pty Ltd.
Janaya Millgate developed an interest in childcare when her parents became foster carers when she was 18.
She began a traineeship at the Farran Street childcare centre, and over three years Janaya completed a Certificate III and Diploma qualifications in early childhood.
Janaya is the Indigenous liaison at the childcare centre and has been instrumental in ensuring that all children and staff have a deep and authentic understanding and respect for Indigenous cultures.
As a girl from a small country town, Janaya wants take her knowledge and experience back home, not only to her local preschool, but to promote childcare as a great profession to the young people in her community.