Education & Learning

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents.

There's nothing quite so amazing as watching little minds learn. From preschool to big school to online learning, Kinderling Conversation regularly explores latest news and issues with informed educators and expert recommendations.

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Catch up on the latest Education & Learning segments

Why classical music is good for your child

In our new series, we're exploring the mind-altering properties of music. In this second instalment, host Shevonne Hunt explores the history and health benefits of classic music. Featuring interviews with Andrew
11 mins

The real story behind Beauty and the Beast

Author and researcher Kate Forsyth goes beyond the modern-day versions and Disney movies to dig into the real origins of one of the most famous fairytales. How does it differ…
14 mins

How music helps your child’s brain grow

In the first of our new series, we explore how music can benefit your child’s brain from day one. Host Shevonne Hunt speaks with Anita Collins, professor in neuroscience and…
12 mins

Technology makes maths fun

Maths can be fun! It’s not just multiplication charts on the back of the toilet door anymore. Kids today have so many great apps and games available to them so…
11 mins

Dr Karl answers kids’ science questions

Everyone’s favourite scientist Dr Karl Kruszelnicki joins us to answer little ones’ big science questions. Why are planets round? Do blind people dream? Why do dad’s feet smell? All these…
20 mins

The true story of Halloween, with Kate Forsyth

The plastic pumpkins and fake spider webs are out in abundance this week, but how the hell did Halloween originally start? We talk to award-winning author Kate Forsyth about its…
11 mins