Education & Learning

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents.

There's nothing quite so amazing as watching little minds learn. As a parent or carer it can be confusing where you should even start!

From preschool to big school, early education and educators, Kinderling Conversation regularly explores latest news and issues with informed educators and expert recommendations.

Keep up to date with the latest research and studies as well as simple and straight forward tactics to ensure your child has the best foundation for learning as they grow.

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Catch up on the latest Education & Learning segments

Kids' disability rights, Shelley Craft talks books and is Zen motherhood possible?

Is it fair that a young girl with cerebral palsy was asked to leave a Sydney theatre last weekend? Human rights advocate Graeme Innes discusses kids' disability rights TV host …
32 mins

Prepping new dads for newborns and kids' books about rainbow families

We revisit some great advice for new dads from our Baby Helpline expert Chris Minogue. Callers find out how to prep for newborns, cope with sleep deprivation and support…
30 mins

Maisy creator Lucy Cousins and Gayby Baby director Maya Newell

We chat to Maisy Mouse creator Lucy Cousins about her famous books (which have sold 31 millions copies worldwide!) and working on new projects Plus in a tumultous week of…
31 mins

Supporting sexual diversity in schools and what is gender dysphoria?

What if your child identifies as a different gender? Sally Richardson from The Safe Schools Coalition Australia discusses where primary school kids can turn for support.  Plus, Dr Michelle Telfer
30 mins

Choosing the right childcare and dealing with contagious school 'nasties'

Long day care, family day care or nanny? We talk to Baby Helpline expert Chris Minogue about choosing childcare that suits your work/life - and your wallet! Homework isn’t the…
32 mins

Books to help kids settle in at school and dealing with parental stress

Starting school or daycare is an exciting transition for young children. To help ease your little one into it smoothly we've enlisted the help of Amelia Lush, Children's Book…
31 mins