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Curriculum & Leadership Journal
An electronic journal for leaders in education
ISSN: 1448-0743
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Linking Schools and Early Years Project

Bella Laidlaw

The Linking Schools and Early Years project is working in three Victorian communities to develop ways to ensure that all children are ready to start primary school successfully. Project staff are collaborating with families and staff in selected schools, early childhood education and family care services, and local governments. The project builds on research highlighting the value of these collaborative activities in meeting the needs of children who are entering school for the first time.

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Australia's unrecognised resources boom - languages for Australia's future

Michael Clyne

The fear that bilingualism is detrimental to literacy development is not supported by research – Languages Victoria.

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Low academic competence as a risk factor for depression

Keith C. Herman, Sharon F. Lambert, Wendy M. Reinke, Nicholas S. Ialongo

Recent research has suggested a link between academic competence in Grade 1 and depressive symptoms in Year 7 – Journal of Counseling Psychology.

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