BUILDING A BRIDGE INTO PRESCHOOL IN REMOTE NORTHERN TERRITORY COMMUNITIES
Grant number: LP130100001 | Funding period: 2014 - 2018
The focus of this project is the engagement of remote Indigenous children and families in a culturally appropriate, evidence-based early childhood education and care program that provides an opportunity to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous school achievement.
Related publications (4)
Developing and Validating a Tool to Assess Young Children's Early Literacy Engagement
Janet Scull, Jane Page, Megan L Cock, Cuc Nguyen, Lisa Murray, Patricia Eadie, Joseph Sparling
There is growing recognition that literacy learning takes place in the years prior to formal schooling and that young children dev..
Aboriginal children's health, playgroup participation and early learning outcomes in two remote Northern Territory communities
Jane Page, Lisa Murray, Megan L Cock, Patricia Eadie, Victor Nossar, Frank Niklas, Janet Scull, Joseph Sparling
Objectives: This study aimed to explore the impact of early health risks on young Aboriginal children’s attendance in playgroups a..
Parent Mastery of Conversational Reading at Playgroup in Two Remote Northern Territory Communities
Jane Page, Lisa Murray, Frank Niklas, Patricia Eadie, Megan L Cock, Janet Scull, Joseph Sparling
This paper explores strategies that support Aboriginal parents’ mastery of evidence-based early learning strategies, and their imp..
An Abecedarian Approach with Aboriginal Families and Their Young Children in Australia: Playgroup Participation and Developmental Outcomes
Jane Page, Megan L Cock, Lisa Murray, Tricia Eadie, Frank Niklas, Janet Scull, Joseph Sparling
New approaches to support the early learning for young Indigenous children are important to government policies across Australia. ..