Asian Festival Of Children’s Content 2014 (AFCC)
Parents Forum: An Early Start For An Early Lead
Effective Strategies to Develop Bilingual Competency - Panel Discussion
|Date:||1 Jun 2014|
4.00pm - 5.00pm
|Location:||The Pod, Level 16|
NATIONAL LIBRARY BUILDING
100 Victoria Street
Panel: KAMINI RAMACHANDRAN (Storyteller, Moonshadow Stories), EDMUND LIM (Author and Eductaor), DR SHANMUGAM K(Head of Tamil Programme, School of Arts & Social Sciences, UniSIM) Moderated by DR. LILY WONG.
Parents are increasingly looking for strategies to ensure that their children become bilingual at home and outside. The panel will discuss the current practice and thinking, as well as their own experiences, in developing these strategies.
The AFCC Parents Forum offers parents, teachers, and other related professionals the opportunity to get support, information, and advice on nurturing early learning and bilingualism at home. For children accompanying their parents, separate activities will be available.
Kamini Ramachandran is a mother of two teenage sons who have learnt to write and speak Mandarin fluently. As a full-time practising storytelling artist, Kamini helms MoonShadow Stories, is Artistic Director for the Singapore International Storytelling Festival and lectures The Storytelling Intensive course at tertiary level. Passionate and talented, she is one of today’s most unique voices in storytelling.