Community Languages Australia

Australian Federation of Ethnic Schools Associations Inc.

How aged-care facilities can become language labs for preschoolers

Monash’s Maria Gindidis, Jane Southcott and Sarika Kewalramani have been working with the Protypo Greek Centre and the Fronditha Aged Care Centre to develop a new program that supports educators, teaches children and connects the generations.

Research shows there are rich benefits for children who are bilingual – they learn faster, have better problem solving skills, and become more open-minded. Research also shows second languages are best learned young.

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