Archives for November 2014 | LinguaMites

Monthly Archives: November 2014

1811, 2014

Changing Lives – Testimonies from our Caregivers

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We stumbled into this programme almost by accident. Roughly 15 months ago we identified the need to provide South African families with resources and tools to raise bilingual children (English and isiZulu) and felt that the unique relationship between a caregiver and the children in her care was the perfect channel to do this effectively. Just 13 months later, training an average of 18 ladies per month from around Johannesburg, we’ve been most touched by the difference that the LinguaMites -BrainBoosters programme is making in people’s lives. Not only are these parents happy to see their children speaking an African […]

511, 2014

Reservations about a Trilingual Pre-school?

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As the trilingual preschool model is still a unique one, we field many questions from parents and others in education around how and why we do what we do. However, over the course of the last 18 months since we first launched in Douglasdale, 3 important questions have emerged as main concerns, and so I have long wanted to address these questions on this platform in an attempt to make a case for our Chinese, English and isiZulu trilingual model. My hope is that by comprehensively addressing the fears and concerns highlighted by a number of potential parents, we can […]