Numeracy@Home: Enhancing the capacity of parents to support the learning of their children

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Description

Numeracy@Home aims to enhance the actions that families can implement at home, in collaboration with educators, in order to enhance children's learning in and positive dispositions toward the development of numeracy. The project: articulates the key numeracy learning goals for families; identifies the actions of families that successfully support the development of numeracy at home; identifies the characteristics of successful numeracy programs for families; and designs, implements and evaluates a program based on the findings of Phases 1 to 3. Together with industry partners, Numeracy@Home aims to lead to better outcomes for families and their children, particularly those who are marginalised and experience disadvantage.

Investigators

Industry Partners

  • Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
  • Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Limited
  • Doveton College Early Learning Centre