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

Supporting your child through their first year at school

The first day of school is a big step for the whole family, but what’s the best way to manage the year that follows Psychologist Karen Young from Hey Sigmund!
12 mins

What does the first day of school look like for our kids?

When kids start "big school" for the first time, you might be consumed with feelings of sadness, nostalgia and trepidation. But what does the first day really look like for…
15 mins

Welcome to Country: Finding strength through story-telling

Aunty Joy Murphy AO is a mother and grandmother, and the Senior Aboriginal Elder of the Wurundjeri People of Melbourne and surrounds. She teamed up with illustrator Lisa Kennedy to bring…
14 mins

Crying, laughing, letting go: Big school for beginners

Comedian and writer Kristen Toovey’s second child is about to start primary school. She remembers just how much everything changed when her first kid started school, so she dishes out…
13 mins

Are our kids tech-zombies?

You'd be forgiven for thinking so. But you might be surprised at how little truth there is to some of the things said about kids and technology. Professor Lydia Plowman
10 mins

Why the performing arts are as important as maths and reading

Bellevue Hill Public school in Sydney has an incredible performing arts program. Every second year they put on a musical, and every other year an art show. Assistant Principal Lisa
14 mins