I would like to take the chance to give you more details of how we envisage the “bilingual” aspect will work at the centre, and how beneficial it will be to your child/ren’s language and overall development.
Bilingual early learning is a relatively new concept to most parents in Australia; however, it has been recognized as an advanced educational model for many years in countries like America, France, Switzerland, Singapore, Japan and China.
Research has shown that children rather than becoming confused between multiple languages, becoming bilingual has benefited children’s language development and helped children perform better academically.
The Dana Foundation a private philanthropic organization supporting brain research through grants, publications, and educational programs has stated the following (you can find the link to the full article on the following information sheets)
“Being bilingual can have tangible practical benefits. The improvements in cognitive and sensory processing driven by bilingual experience may help a bilingual person to better process information in the environment, leading to a clearer signal for learning.”