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

Connecting school children with Indigenous culture and history

Kids love making stuff so it’s no surprise that during NAIDOC week they’ve enjoyed learning about the traditions of Australia’s First Nations like smoking ceremonies, carved trees, weaving and local…
7 mins

Why parents are being taught how to play outside

It can feel a bit Orwellian - parents learning how to help their kids play outdoors - but as more of us are living in cities we seem to need…
7 mins

Helping your child develop a love of reading

Jaquelyn Muller is a children’s book author and literacy advocate. She believes that one of the most important things parents and carers can do is to help foster a child’s…
8 mins

Why and how lullabies work with Dr Anita Collins

Singing your baby to sleep seems to be something we just do. But it turns out that it's one of the best things you can possible do as a parent…
14 mins

How Gonski 2.0 will impact your family, direct from Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham

"Gonski 2.0" has been heralded as one of the most significant reforms to education funding in Australia's history. But what exactly does that mean for your family Federal Education Minister …
13 mins

Are our schools as safe (online) as we think?

You could assume that if your kids are online at school, that they are protected and safe, but cyber safety expert Susan McLean says that school policy and the understanding…
10 mins