Deadline extended for this exciting video contest. Simply make a 3 min video sharing your impressions on Korea, and you could WIN A BRAND NEW CAR!
Are you interested in the Australia-Asia BRIDGE School Partnerships Project? Or just want to share some of your school partnership experiences? Join the AEF in a Q&A session on Twitter from 4pm to 5pm (EST) on Wednesday 25 September. Tweet your questions using the hashtag #BRIDGEproject and follow @AsiaEducation.
This site provides support to primary and secondary teachers in Asian language and studies subjects. A series of Korean resources are also available - Go to Resources: NSW DEC > Search NSW DEC resource gallery, then use 'Korean' or 'Korea' as your keyword search.
A reminder that applications for the 2014 Australia-Korea BRIDGE Project close on 30 September.
Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of this highly successful sister-school program!
2013 Korean Language Contest 한국어 경연 대회
What is it? The Korean Language Contest is an annual Korean language performance competition for schools in Australia, sponsored by the Korean Education Centre, the Korea Foundation and the Korean Consulate, Sydney.
Who is it for? The competition is open to all students of Korean from
Kindergarten to Year 12, who learn Korean as a second language or a foreign language. The student’s or their parents’ first language should not be Korean. Each Stage group is given a different topic and format for submitting entries. Entries are coordinated by the Korean teacher.
Are there prizes? Gift vouchers and other special prizes will be awarded to each winning team or winner in each category by the Korea Foundation and the Korean Education Centre of the Korean Consulate, Sydney. Certificates will be awarded for the first, second and third places for each category. All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. Special Mention Prizes will be awarded to two winning schools. Each participating school will receive a certificate of recognition from the Korean Consulate.
How is it judged? The entries will be judged by a panel consisting of representatives from the Korean education Centre and the Korean Consulate, Sydney. The finalists will be invited to perform or show their work live at the showcase in Wednesday, 16 October 2013 (place, TBA).
What are the rules? An entry form for each student (or team) MUST be attached to each entry. Entries will be returned to schools after judging. A Permission to use students’ work form must also be submitted for each student. All work must be the student’s original material (including images, audio, video and text). If students are using software such as Microsoft PowerPoint to create their entries, the teacher must ensure that copyright has been discussed with the student and acknowledged appropriately in the work.
When is the closing date?
Entries should be received by Thursday 19 September 2013 and addressed to:
NALSSP Languages Officer
Learning and Leadership Directorate
Locked Bag 53 Darlinghurst 1300 NSW
Creative Classroom Activities: Audio and Video, Wednesday October 16th @ 8 - 8:30am AEDT
Creative Classroom Activities: eLearning, Wednesday October 23rd @ 8 - 8:30 am AEDT
Creative Classroom Activities: Visual Literacy, Wednesday October 30th @ 8 - 8:30 am AEDT
Creative Classroom Activities: Animation, Wednesday November 6th @ 8 - 8:30 am AEDT
Creative Classroom Activities: Photography, Wednesday November 13th @ 8 -8:30 am AEDT
Korean language teachers and teachers interested in teaching Korean in NSW government and independent schools are invited to attend the Korean Network Evening. This is an opportunity for teachers to review and refine their professional knowledge in intercultural understanding and the use of ICT. Teachers will also have time for discussion after each session, and hear about educational tours to Korea. The evening will also include a dinner for teachers to develop contacts, engage in professional dialogue and share ideas.
Date: Friday, 25 October 2013
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm (registration from 4.30pm)
Venue: Italian Village, Piazza Room, 27 Circular Quay West, The Rocks, NSW 2000
Refreshments and dinner will be provided.
Sessions will include:
· Reviews for Korean Language Contest 2013
· What are some 21st Century skills needed by Gen Z in the Korean language classroom?
· Towards intercultural understanding: Language and content learning through an educational tour to Korea
Teachers are encouraged to register on MyPL.
Non-DEC teachers can download instructions for registering for MyPL@Edu here.
For further information, contact Sophie Choi, NALSSP Languages Officer on (02) 9266 8250 or email@example.com
Registrations close Friday, 11 October 2013
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