Exploring all the aspects of a successful parent-teacher partnership and how to bring out the best in you, your students, and your children. Our goal is to answer your questions and to inspire you about the future of education.
62. How To Improve Your Childs Reading And Writing Skills
In this episode, we welcome Anthony O’Shea, the Year 3 teacher at Lysterfield Lake College. Anthony is a father of 4 and has many years of experience in Primary education. In this podcast episode, he speaks about the benefits of learning to read and write at a young age, and how to encourage children to love reading and writing.
Is Your Child Ready For School?
Have you ever been worried about when the right time to enrol your child into school is? Meet Catherine Tilley, a mother and teacher who has taught in several school settings. After working n Science, she discovered her passion for early Primary education and has been in the classroom for over 8 years.
In this episode, she discusses topics around school readiness for toddler-aged children!
Keys To A Successful Family
In this episode, we welcome Kate Mathai. Kate is a mother with 6 children and 1 grandson. Kate has extensive experience in counselling and presenting various programs for high school students, married couples and young parents.
She speaks about topics like the importance of adapting your parenting approach over time as your family evolves, how to resolve disputes between your children, and how every interaction with your kids is a teaching opportunity.
Learning Languages With Your Child
Meet Mr Stefen Drevikovsky. Stefen is the Head of Middle School at Redfield College and has been teaching at Redfield for 15 years.
Stefen has a special aptitude for teaching languages, especially Spanish. In this episode, Stefen talks about the reasons and benefits of children learning a new language in school and provides tips on how to perfect a second language.
How To Listen To Your Child
Oscar Trimboli is a renowned expert on the art of listening, and creator of the Apple award-winning podcast 'Deep Listening - Impact beyond words.' Oscar has interviewed over 100 of the world's most diverse workplace listeners, including air traffic controllers, deaf and foreign language interpreters, hostage negotiators and spies. Over 14,000 people have contributed to Oscar's research about what gets in the way when it comes to listening.
In this episode, Oscar explains why listening is a skill that our children must learn. He also draws upon his extensive research and experience to help parents understand the importance of being role models for listening to their children. Finally, he also goes on to explain practical ways for parents to implement the science of listening.
Listening quiz - https://www.oscartrimboli.com/listeningquiz/ Oscar’s website - https://www.oscartrimboli.com/ Oscar’s podcast: Deep Listening - Impact beyond words - Oscar Trimboli - https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/deep-listening-impact-beyond-words-oscar-trimboli/id1274379362
Raising Strong Daughters
Fatherhood is a lifelong journey with its own up and downs, but the importance of a loving father's presence, especially for his daughters, can never be underestimated. In this week's episode, we hear the lived experience and advice of five fathers, who are all raising daughters of their own, on how to raise confident daughters in today's world.
This episode includes excerpts from a live presentation featuring five dads: Greg Bookallil, Gavin Boneham, Nadim El-Rahi, Jacob Kwak and Paul Stoodley, who addressed a group of parents at Tangara School for Girls in Sydney in May 2022.
You Don't Want to Miss:
How fathers can build a strong connection with their daughters How to team up with your spouse when raising children Guests share their top parenting advice Recommended Resources:
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know by Meg Meeker, M.D. Family Enrichment Australia