Early childhood researcher Prof Collette Tayler explains how the Abecedarian approach, a behavioral and social conditioning program originally developed in the United States to give at-risk toddlers a head start in life, is being adapted to help very young children of remote Aboriginal communities in Australia. Presented by Jennifer Martin.
Linguist Dr Rachel Nordlinger discusses how Australian Aboriginal languages are researched and how particular indigenous tongues grow at the expense of others as communities migrate. Presented by Jennifer Cook.
Professor Ian Anderson discusses contemporary approaches to health research and education for indigenous Australia. We also hear a New Zealand angle from Assoc Prof Papaarangi Reid of the University of Auckland. With host Jacky Angus.