NAPLAN results have now been sent home from schools across Australia. There may be celebrations in your home or some cause for concern. There have been reports around dropping and stagnant national standards in literacy and numeracy and no doubt this will continue, but for now your focus is just on the envelope from school your child has brought home … Overall Results – there are Read more
The NAPLAN (National Assessment Program – Literacy & Numeracy) is held each year during May for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Students take part in Reading, Writing, Language Conventions (Spelling, Grammar & Punctuation) and Numeracy tests over the course of three days.NAPLAN can be a useful tool in determining whether your child may need help in aspects of their schooling. It Read more
Learning Links was established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate education and support services to meet their children’s needs.Today, our focus is on preventing learning difficulties from causing disadvantage.What we doLearning Links works in collaboration with schools, early childhood settings and parents to help children with learning Read more
School can be very challenging for some children, particularly those with learning difficulties and learning disabilities. Learning Links' team of specialist teachers work collaboratively with families, schools and other professionals to address the road blocks that prevent children from learning.Educational support classes can help primary and high school children with:Read more
How we can support your school As a not-for-profit charitable organisation with over 40 years experience in helping kids learn Learning Links can assist your school to effectively support children, young people and their families to overcome learning difficulties. We work collaboratively with your school, to help children and young people learn and reach their full Read more
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czTRIFYEAVc&feature=youtu.beAbout the ProgramReading for Life was designed by a psychologist, teacher and speech pathologist to provide one-on-one support to children with reading difficulties. Trained volunteers work at school with the children to improve their reading, self-esteem and confidence, via a variety of fun activities and Read more
About the ProgramCounting for Life is a Learning Links program specifically developed to help children in Years 3 to 5 who struggle with numeracy at an important stage in their development.The program works by marrying a school with volunteers from the community to help children weekly for 10 weeks to improve their numeracy skills and enhance their self-esteem Read more
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