Episode 50 - Special interview with Jay Laga'aia, host of Lost For Words TV series

Welcome to Season 8 Episode 4 of What's Literacy Got To Do With It? by Literacy Quebec! In today's episode, we have an extraordinary guest, Jay Laga'aia, who you may recognize from his many roles, including Star Wars, Xena: Warrior Princess, and The Wiggles. Besides being an actor, musician, and father of 8, Jay is also an early year educator and the Queensland Ambassador for Kindergartens in Australia! Jay joins the podcast to tell us about the TV series Lost For Words, a 3 episode television series on SBS in Australia. The show follows Jay as the host and brave adult students both in the classroom and out in the world, on a nine-week intensive literacy course, hoping to improve their lives for the rest of their lives dramatically! We will have Part 2 of our feature on Lost for Words early out early January. Be sure to stay tuned! Show Links Have questions or need help? Contact Literacy Quebec's Literacy Helpline or call 1-888-521-8181 Check out Lost for Words on SBS Watch the promo trailer for Lost For Words https://youtu.be/cDlkknX7H Follow Jay Laga'aia https://www.facebook.com/JayLagaaia Find out more about Literacy Quebec Network events Facebook What's Literacy Got To Do With It? is a community-based podcast for English-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec. Our hosts Chris Shee and Jaimie Cudmore from Literacy Quebec explore community building, lifelong curiosity, and multiple types of literacy. It's incredible what we can learn from each other. Subscribe, share our podcast, and write to us at admin@literacyquebec.org, call us at 514-508-6805. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel for videos of interviews and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LiteracyQuebec Special thanks: Podcast Theme Music by Gerry Legault and all of LQ's team, including Peter Morgan and Barbara Testa Gabaud, Margo Legault, and Laura Thompson, for their support. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/literacy-quebec/message

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Welcome to What's Literacy Got To Do With It? by Literacy Quebec. A community-based podcast for English-speaking, lifelong literacy learners in Quebec. Our hosts Chris Shee and Jaimie Cudmore from Literacy Quebec explore topics around community building, lifelong curiosity, and the multiple types of literacy. It's incredible what we can learn from each other!