Starting your journey as an ICO

Starting Your Journey as an Inclusion Coordinator

Beginning your role as an Inclusion Coordinator (ICO) can be both an exciting and daunting experience. After successfully completing your pre-appointment training, you may be thinking of the children at your centre and are eager to make a meaningful impact on these young lives. On the other hand, you may feel uncertain about where to begin and how to best approach your centre leader and EC educators to support inclusion.

To kickstart your journey as an ICO, this introductory section will touch on the following:

1. Understanding your role as an ICO
  • 1.1 Who are ICOs?
  • 1.2 What will your ICO journey look like?
  • 1.3 What is your role as an ICO?
2. Forming and strengthening partnerships
  • 2.1 Partnering your centre leader
  • 2.2 Partnering families
3.  Our vision of an inclusive preschool

The section is jointly contributed by:

  • • Ms Chrisina van Huizen (CPH)
  • • Ms Janice Leong (Rainbow Centre)
  • • Ms Rachel Goh (AWWA)
  • • Ms Vincent Raj Ferida (AWWA)