The Stand University of Wollongong June 10, 2021
Story by India Glyde
How do you know if your child is ready for school?
It is a question that has been on every parent’s mind at some point, and a question that Dr Lyn Cronin has heard countless times during her career as a primary teacher and now researcher.
However, the answer is not so simple. With a child in New South Wales able to start kindergarten anywhere from the ages of four and a half to six, there is a huge spectrum when it comes to what defines school readiness.