Families - Sam, Ebony, Shakira

Are Chinese families, and the roles of individuals, more traditional than in Australia?
Enquiry Questions:
  • What are the differences in parenting?
  • How does the role of women in Australia and China compare?
  • Why do parents have such high expectations of their children? Is it fair?
  • What are the families with only one child like?
  • What are families who live with grandparents like?

  • Which year was the one child policy introduced?
  • What are the disadvantages of the one-child policy?
  • Who was most affected in the family by the change of Chinese to Western?
  • Which percent of families have grandparents?
  • What age do children leave home?

  • What different occasions do Chinese families celebrate compared to those of Australian families?
  • Why do grandparents live with their children and grandchildren?