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

The best apps for supporting learning in children

These days there is an app for most things, lots of which we download and never use. When it comes to our kids education, there are a few types of…
11 mins

What beloved author Alison Lester is doing to raise awareness for Indigenous literacy

According to NAPLAN, only 25% of Indigenous students in remote Australia meet the minimum standard for reading and writing, compared to 90% of non-Indigenous students As part of Indigenous Literacy…
10 mins

Dyscalculia: what school support is there?

Tammy Brennan’s daughter Pebble was diagnosed with dyscalculia (like dyslexia, only with numbers) and she wasn’t getting the support she needed in the clasroom By the time Pebble was…
19 mins

Dispelling the myths around bilingual children

It's been said that bilingual children are slower to speak, read and write Doctor Mark Antoniou from MARCs institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, at Western Sydney University, says this simply…
14 mins

Anger, fear, sadness: how books can help children with emotions

Finding the right words to help children with the feelings we still grapple with as adults can be challenging Children's book author and literacy advocate Jaquelyn Muller says that the…
11 mins

Think women are legendary? There's an awesome new alphabet poster for you and your kids

Graphic designer and creative hive-mind Beck Feiner saw a gap in the alphabet poster market Why are so many educational tools a little bit dull and based around objects? D for…
7 mins