An evening with Sönke Wortmann
The Goethe Institut is hosting an evening with film director Sönke Wortmann at the Chauvel Cinema in Sydney on 9 February from 6 pm. His films 'The Miracle of Bern' (2003) and 'Locked-In Society' (Eingeschlossene Gesellschaft, 2022) will be shown simultaneously in German with English subtitles. There will be a Q&A session after the movies. If you would like to attend, please send an email and provide details on which movie you would like to attend and whether you are bringing a friend.
Your opinion counts – events for teachers and students of German in 2023 Following on from the workforce survey from last year, expressions of interest are being sought from teachers of Stages 4-6 wishing to participate in a range of exciting events for teachers and students in 2023. Teachers are asked to respond via this form as soon as possible (but no later than Wednesday 22 February), as the staging of these events will be largely informed by the data collected in this form. For more information, please contact Ali Dean.
Meet-up for German teachers
This virtual meet-up offers you the opportunity for an informal exchange of ideas with colleagues from all over Australia. Find out about our latest offers and share information, tips and materials in small discussion groups. The meet-up will be held on 22 February at 5 pm. Please register online.
NSW German conference
The NSW German conference will be held on 24 March at the Goethe Institut Sydney. The theme for the day is 'Deutsch vernetzt'. Participants will have the opportunity to gain insights into current trends for teaching motivating German lessons, to engage with newly developed materials and to strengthen the network for German teachers in NSW. Further information can be found online.
Bring a soccer camp to your school. In 2023, the FIFA Women's World Cup will take place in Australia and New Zealand and the Goethe-Institut will bring students and teachers "on the ball" in a major transnational project. Take part with your school and look forward to a unique football camp, many inspiring materials, videos of the players, online professional learning seminars for teachers and much more. Applications for the Goethe-World Cup Football Camp in Australia from 7-8 August are now open. Further information can be found online.
German cultural day
On 1 April, the Goethe-Institut and Woollahra Council jointly invite everyone to enjoy German culture at a variety of events. The festivities will include a vibrant mix of food and drink, live music and performances, information and entertainment as well as special activities for kids. Further information can be found online.
HSC Beginners speaking workshop
The HSC Beginners speaking day on 26 May offers students the perfect opportunity to prepare for the oral HSC exam together with other German learners. Further information can be found online.
HSC Continuers/Extension speaking workshop
The HSC Continuers/Extension speaking day offers students the perfect opportunity to prepare for the oral HSC exam together with other German learners. Further information can be found online.