literacy

Across 2020 Learning Links was able to offer 652 children, teaches and families online digital programs and Read more

It is undeniable that reading is important for a child’s development. It builds so many Read more

Online specialist tutoring is a great support service that works exactly like face-to-face tutoring but you and your Read more

By Grace Adams, Speech Pathologist You may hear the terms  expressive and receptive language skills in relation to children's speech and language development. Expressive language is the ability to request objects, make choices, ask and answer questions and describe events, using verbal and non-verbal language, writing and vocalisations. Receptive language skills refers to the Read more

Help your child get back on track with reading We understand that 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

Receiving your child's mid-year school report can be quite nerve-wracking if you know they've had some challenges during the first half of the year. Regardless of their results, the important thing with any report or assessment is to: Look for the effort – this is what makes learning and progress possible. Find the strengths in the report, there will be areas working Read more

by Dr Samantha Hornery, Education Manager As a parent it is entirely your decision as to how much or little sharing of information there is with your child’s teacher about the previous assessments and interventions you’ve undertaken with your child. We won’t go into the pros and cons for this at the moment – it takes trust to hand over all of this information Read more