Saturday, August 30, 2014

How to raise a bilingual child? Benefits and challenges

  • Monday 15 September - 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Telopea Park School, New South Wales Crescent, Barton ACT 2600
The Embassy of France and Telopea Park School/LycĂ©e franco-australien de Canberra invite you to this information evening (with Q&A). Explore the myths and misconceptions, as well as the benefits and challenges, of raising a child in a bilingual environment. The evening will cover bilingualism as a general topic, not only restricted to French and English
  • Dr Ruth Fielding, University of Canberra, Assistant Professor, Languages curriculum and TESOL
  • Vishnu Kaleeckal Krishnankutty Nair, ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, PhD, research scholar
  • Catherine Adam, Faculty of Humanities UniversitĂ© de Bretagne Occidentale, France, teacher trainer and author, PhD
A poster and abstracts of the talks can be downloaded HERE   
RSVP via or    Live streaming will be available: contact

For more information about the event, contact Nicolas Gouletquer at the French embassy on (02) 6216 0135 

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