App-solutely Full of Good Ideas for Parents

An app full of useful information and advice for parents about how to support their child’s educational and emotional development has been updated just in time for the summer school holidays.

The Learning Potential app has been downloaded almost 120,000 times since the Australian Government launched it in August 2016.

The latest update gives parents access to new features and 45 new articles with ideas for a range of activities and topical advice routinely being sought by families, particularly on technology use.

Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham said the Learning Potential app helped parents in their role as the first teachers in their child’s life and to complement the work of teachers and schools.

“We can see from the data that even parents who have grown up with more technology in their lives are eager to get advice they can trust on how to get the right balance of and benefits from the internet, smart devices like iPads and TV in their children’s lives.”

“The Learning Potential app is a trusted resource for parents across the country because it uses the latest national and international research and is designed in collaboration with expert agencies, like the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority and the Office of the Children’s E-Safety Commissioner.”

Click here for more information or to download the app.