Literacy for Living Course
September 8, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Young parents learn about their part in role modelling the value and benefits of literacy learning for the whole family, practical strategies for creating literacy-rich environments in the home, discover how to use daily activities to strengthen the emergent literacy skills of children and build literacy skills and strategies to support everyday living. The program includes a group time for parents and their children to share familiar songs and games, learn new rhymes, fingerplays and songs, share ideas about selecting books and read together establishing an intergenerational cycle of literacy achievement. A light meal and childcare are provided.