All Children, All Abilities, All Possibilities

Early Education Parenting Workshop

Koorana are offering a free Start Strong Pathways program for parents on the benefits of early childhood education for development.


The workshops are facilitated by a Specialist Teacher and a Family Support Worker Each session includes guest speakers from a range of child and family services.


SESSION 1: Wednesday 23 October

Welcome and an introduction to children's development [Session by child and family nurse]


SESSION 2: Wednesday 30 October

Understanding your child’s needs, emotions and behaviour [Session by Tresillian nurse]


SESSION 3: Wednesday 6 November 

Brain development and the importance of playing with your child in their first 1,000 days of life [Session by music therapist]


SESSION 4: Wednesday 13 November 

Normal language development for children aged 0-5 years [Session by Speech Pathologist]


SESSION 5: Wednesday 20 November

Expected abilities for children aged 0-5 years [Session by Occupational Therapist]


SESSION 6: Wednesday 27 November

Benefits of attending preschool and/or child care before going to school. Barriers in accessing early childhood education [Session by specialist teacher and Family Support Worker]


SESSION 7: Wednesday 4 December

Preschool/ child care visit


SESSION 8: Wednesday 11 December

Where to go from here - Navigating the services including useful links and resources


The 8 week program runs at Lakemba School Community Centre (Within Lakemba Public School, Alice Street South, Lakemba) from 10AM - 12PM each week. 


Morning tea is provided. Interpreters and child minding is available.


Reserve your place by contacting Sabita on 0429 182 724.