“They can be quite isolated from the Australian community without the language especially the Afghani ladies that have never been to school.” says the teacher.
Learning English empowers these women to do even simple things like going shopping and read notes when they come home from school and communicate with their children’s teachers.
This is a program called the Ace program run at Wilmot Road Primary School, Shepparton which is a Communities for Children program
Please watch and listen to this digital story
To see other Communities for Children Funded Program that I also documented go to –
Paddock to Plate Program at Bourchier St PS http://www.lizarcus.com/documentary/the-paddock-to-plate-program-at-bourchier-street-primary-school-shepparton
Gowrie St PS Sandplay Therapy http://www.lizarcus.com/documentary/sandplay-therapy-at-gowrie-street-primary-school
Lulla’s Children and Family Centre go to http://www.lizarcus.com/documentary/lullas-children-and-family-centre-shepparton
Mother Goose Program at St Georges Rd PS http://www.lizarcus.com/documentary/mother-goose-program-at-st-georges-rd-primary-school
Over the next few weeks I will also be uploading more documentaries of Communities for Children Funded programs. These programs are all very different from one another and all make a big difference in the lives of others.
If you wish to have your program documented please contact me firstname.lastname@example.org or 0407861303