The Memorandum recognises the achievements made so far and the importance of Italian language teaching and learning in NSW government schools. The main objectives are for mutual support and collaboration and co-operation in curriculum implementation, cultural activities and supporting professional learning activities for teachers of Italian.
Representatives from organisations that support the teaching and learning of Italian in NSW government schools were present at the signing:
Mike Tom, A/Director Secondary Education
Nina Conomos, Community Languages Schools Program Coordinator
Jason Miezis Director Early Learning and Primary Education
Elisabeth Robertson A/Languages and Culture Coordinator, Secondary
Dail McGilchrist, Executive Director, Learning and Teaching
Dott. Arturo Arcano Consul-General of Italy, Italian Consulate
Anna Rita Tamponi Director of Educational and Cultural Office, Italian Embassy
Thomas Camporeale General Manager, Co.As.It.
Sara Villella Learning and Business Development Manager, Co.As.It.
Marilynn Ramsey A/Leader Secondary Education
Enrichetta Parolin, Languages Officer
Amanda Davis, Languages Advisor, Early Learning and Primary Education