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Free seminar: How to Give Your Bilingual Child the Best Start


Advice for parents and teachers of bilingual children aged 0 – 6

Free parent seminar - How to Help Your bilingual Child Get the Best Start - Kids First Children's Services

Bilingual children have unique language and learning skills

As the parent or preschool teacher of bilingual children, your desire to help the kids in your care make the best possible start is natural…but how can you achieve this?

15% of Australian children live in homes where languages other than English are spoken.

It’s important for families and educators to know how to support their bilingual children.

And it’s vital that you know how to separate ‘fact’ from ‘fiction’ when it comes to children who speak more than one language!

Join us for Kids First Children’s Services’ next free Community Service Seminar – a two hour evening event that will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to help your bilingual child enjoy social and learning success.

Presenter:

 

April Yumang - children's speech pathologist at Kids First Children's Services in Sydney's northern beachesApril Yumang
Speech Pathologist

April Yumang holds a Masters’ Degree in Speech Pathology and has a special professional interest in supporting bilingual children. April has worked extensively with bilingual children aged 0-6 and at this exceptionally valuable event, will provide parents and early educators with practical ideas, information and resources for supporting the language and learning of the bilingual children in their care.

 

Who is this event for?

How to Give Your Bilingual Child the Best Start is best suited to parents and carers of
children aged 0-6.

Early educators, preschool staff, teachers and other professionals who work with young children are also most welcome to attend.

Download a printable flyer here to share on the notice board at your child's playgroup, preschool or school

Event Details

Date:        Tuesday, 1 August, 2017
Time:        7.30pm to 9.30pm
Venue:     The Chairman’s Lounge, Brookvale Oval

The Chairman’s Lounge is located in the Ken Arthurson stand on the first floor of the Brookvale Oval stadium complex. Entry is via the stairs near the main gate located on Alfred Street, Brookvale. Parking is available in the Brookvale Oval complex and in neighbouring streets.

Your respect for our cancellation policy (detailed below) is appreciated

Bookings

Free places at Kids First Community Service Seminars are reserved on a first-come, first served basis and due to the heavy expected demand for this event, bookings are essential.

This will be the only presentation of this seminar for 2017.

Cancellation Policy

If you book a place and fail to attend this event, another family may miss out on the opportunity to participate. Should your plans change, please inform us of your change of circumstances at least 24 hours prior to the event. Kids First reserves the right to wait-list guests who have held bookings for free Community Service Seminars in the past and have, without notice, failed to attend.

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