Enhancing the learning of children from diverse language backgrounds: Building Australian evidence on bilingual education in the early years

Project: Research

Project Details


This project seeks to build evidence on how bilingual curricula might provide additional benefits to bilingual children by: (1) Comparing literacy capabilities (controlling for cognitive, social & emotional domains) in children between monolingual and bilingual curricula (2) Operationalising bilingual curriculum implemented within NSW schools through a range of methods including case study analysis, classroom observations, analysis of classroom interactions, and teacher interviews (3) Evaluating teacher, parent, and child attitudes and engagement with learning across the different school settings
Effective start/end date16/03/211/03/23