How we can teach pre-schoolers a second language

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 12 September 2017

9 mins

Early Learning Languages Australia (or ELLA) have developed a way to teach pre-school children a second language. Amanda MacDonald from Education Services Australia explains how their play based apps work in an early learning setting.

Listen to more Education & Learning segments

Playground Ideas: explore the wonder and simplicity of play

"Play is a child's most important work", as the saying goes Marcus Veerman, CEO of non-profit Playground Ideas believes this quote whole heartedly, and spends his time making it…
19 mins

How we’re holding our young girls back at school

There’s been a big push to get girls into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects at school - but many still don’t choose them, often because of what we…
17 mins

Kids tell us what they think of child care

There’s a lot of talk about the benefits of quality early learning for children, but what do they think about it?  The Early Learning Everyone Benefits Campaign is conducting a…
4 mins

Why we need qualified teacher librarians for the digital future

Once upon a time school libraries were a place for books and magazines Today Teacher Librarians are needed for a whole host of reasons, including preparing our kids for their…
8 mins

Benjamin Law on the Safe Schools Program and moral panic

There has been a lot of media around the Safe Schools Program So much, in fact, that many people don’t know what it actually involves. Journalist and author Benjamin Law 
15 mins

Why parents should ask about their day care’s sleep practices

Do you know how your child care providers put your child to sleep? Do you know where they put them to sleep Cindy Davenport is a child health nurse, midwife…
12 mins