News 2019

Over the last three years, prominent clubs in the Canterbury-Bankstown region – Canterbury League Club, Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Club, Campsie RSL and The Lantern Club – have united to provide life-changing educational support to over 200 students in local primary schools. This coordinated approach from the clubs created a funding partnership with Leanings Links to run individual and Read more

This week, The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results for 2018 were released. This global study of more than half a million 15-year-olds around the world measures the ability for students to use their reading, mathematics and science knowledge and skills to meet real-life challenges. Australia’s results are a cause for concern. Since we started participating in Read more

Friday 22 November marked the grand opening of Learning Links’ newest Learning Centre at SOMA Wellness in Gledswood Hills. The centre provides a range of programs including speech therapy, educational support for literacy and numeracy, assessments and psychological intervention to help children throughout the Macarthur region who have difficulties learning. Learning Links was grateful to Read more

On Friday 1st November, Learning Links had the opportunity to meet with Tanya Plibersek MP, Federal Member for Sydney and Shadow Minister for Education and Training, at our new Alexandria Learning Centre to discussthe educational challenges faced by children with learning difficulties and disabilities. “This meeting gave us a chance to highlight the importance of evidence-based reading and Read more

On Friday 25 October, Learning Links Peakhurst proudly received a visit from Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor of New South Wales, to showcase the work being done to support children with learning difficulties in the St George region. The Governor is deeply committed to education and social justice, so the event highlighted the many educational and long-term Read more

Learning Links Preschool has just been awarded an ‘Excellent’ rating by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). This is the highest possible rating for an education and care service to achieve under the National Quality Standard, which sets a national benchmark for the quality of children’s Read more

Learning Links is partnering with the NSW Aboriginal Education and Consultative group to provide support with literacy and numeracy for Aboriginal students in the Mt Druitt area in Sydney. Up to 32 students in years one and two have been identified as being at significant risk of falling being their peers in reading, writing and maths. Learning Links’ specialist teachers are working with the Read more

Thank you for participating in our 2019 Learning Links Raffle ! The raffle raises vital funds to help disadvantaged children access specialised educational support programs and therapies in school or at our centres, so they can reach their full learning potential. Congratulations to this year's winners: 1st prize winner ($5000 Cash): Margaret S., Read more