Helping kids learn

Learning links is our Australian 2017 Charity of the Year

About Learning Links

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​Learning Links works in collaboration with schools, early childhood settings and parents to help children with learning disabilities and difficulties.

​Early intervention for young children who experience developmental delays is critical to mitigate the risk of poor educational outcomes later in life. Learning Links is recognised as a pioneer in the area of inclusive early childhood education. At their inclusive preschool, children of all abilities learn side by side, maximising their learning abilities and wellbeing as they progress to primary school. 

“We are thrilled to be working with CMC Markets on our ‘Counting for Life’ program... The investment in both time and resources from CMC Markets will be a life changing opportunity for all students involved.” 

- Birgitte Maibom, CEO, Learning Links 

How we support Learning Links

Charitable donation

In April 2017, we presented Learning Links with a charitable donation to help support their Counting for Life program. ​

The Counting for Life program, helps children in years three to five, who are struggling and falling behind in their numeracy development. This donation will assist 50 children across five Australian schools to regain confidence in numeracy, and enhance their self-esteem as learners. 

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Volunteering

In addition to our monetary donation to Learning Links' Counting for Life program, a select group of staff volunteers will also offer their time and support as Counting Buddies. 

As a Counting Buddy, CMC Markets staff will work with children experiencing learning difficulties and disabilities over the 10 week program. This is a great opportunity for staff to give back to local schools and help the kids reach their full potential.

Fundraising

CMC Markets' Corporate Social Responsibility committee will also be organising and participating in a variety of events to help raise further funds for Learning Links and their great programs. 

More about Learning Links' Counting for Life program

Media releases

Read more about our partnership with Learning Links.

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