Languages in the Home: Raising Greek English Bilinguals in Melbourne
PHAROS PRESENTS A Series of Seminars for Parents Raising Greek English Bilinguals in Melbourne
Raising Greek-English bilingual children in Melbourne, or any multicultural society, holds immense significance. It is not just about preserving one's heritage, but about equipping the next generation with invaluable skills and perspectives. Melbourne's rich cultural diversity fosters a unique environment for bilingualism. Bilingual children gain cognitive advantages, such as enhanced problem-solving and multitasking abilities. They also exhibit greater adaptability, cultural sensitivity, and open-mindedness, which are increasingly vital in a globalised world. Preserving the Greek language and culture helps maintain family bonds and a sense of identity, ensuring that traditions are passed down to future generations. In this context, parents play a pivotal role in nurturing and fostering their children's bilingualism, not only for personal enrichment but as a valuable contribution to the multicultural fabric of Melbourne.
To gain further knowledge and information on this topic RSVP using the form below to attend the part 2 of this series which will be facilitated by Profressor Joesph Lo Bianco and we thank him for his support through this jounrey. This seminar will take place The Greek Centre, please see the flyer below for more information.