Jane Simpson

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29 Jun 2009

Young children learn best when taught through their mother tongue. This commonsense principle has been supported by decades of research on bilingual education for children who don't speak the dominant language.

The research has also shown that there are positive effects on children’s cognitive...


15 May 2009

The entire Australian continent was once covered with networks of Indigenous placenames. These names often evoke important information about features of the environment and their place in Indigenous systems of knowledge.

On the other hand, placenames assigned by European settlers and officials are largely...

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