The very early years in our lives are so instrumental in setting up so many aspects of future experiences.
We, at ComItEs SA, were very pleased to see the SA state government set up the Royal Commission to investigate extending early childhood education and care to the age of three. And having such a distinguished Commissioner as former Prime Minister Julia Gillard AC is a sure sign of commitment and quality.
Children have such a wonderful capacity to learn languages and to interact with others – without prejudices. Having languages, intercultural experience and intercultural competence brings so many advantages, in social and business environments.
For that reason, ComItEs SA made a formal Submission to the Royal Commission, recommending that languages be a core part of the curriculum.
For the full suite of published Submissions: click.