Please see below for details of a 2 day Asian Language workshop being conducted by the University of New England at Parramatta on 29-30 November 2013. There is no cost for the workshop but as places are limited, please RSVP by 15 November 2013 to Sarah Johnstone at firstname.lastname@example.org
Final placements for MLTA student teachers are needed for Term 4 (4th November to 29th November). At this busy time of year it is proving difficult to secure placements for student teachers who are in third year of the 5 year Bachelor of Education/ Bachelor of Arts combined degree. We urge you to consider taking on a student as they urgently need placements in order to move on to the next stage of their teacher education.
At this point we are still seeking placements for:
If you are able to offer a placement for Korean, three of these students are double languages method and could complete Korean first and the other language next year so please get in touch.
The students are all very keen and excited to go on their first language teaching placement. If you have questions about what is involved Ruth Fielding will be happy to talk and answer any queries you might have.
If you are able to help out please contact email@example.com or call 9251 6241
The Getting Smart website has published this great infographic which gives previews of the ideas contianed in the upcoming white paper, The Next Generation of World Language Learning. Click on the screenshot below to view and download the entire poster.
Please check out this interesting new blog Life in the Anglobubble by professional linguist and language teacher John Hajek. John, who is a strong advocate for bilingualism and multilingualism, uses the blog to reflect on his thoughts about the "Anglobubble", often from an ironic or humorous perspective.
Why not visit the blog and have your say by leaving a comment on one of his insightful and witty posts!
The AFMLTA has recently been in communication with the Minister for Education, the Hon. Christopher Pyne, regarding the coalition’s policy on languages and language learning. You can find the latest letter on this topic at the AFMLTA website www.afmlta.asn.au
You can also keep up to date with this and other activities and interesting information from the AFMLTA through Facebook www.facebook.com/afmlta and Twitter (@afmlta)
The full letter is embedded below for your interest.
The Saturday School of Community Languages offers high school students the opportunity to study their background community language if it is not available at their weekday school. The 2014 enrolment forms are now available to download from the website.
Please encourage students with a background in one of the following languages to enrol to commence study in 2014.
The following languages are offered in 2014 and classes will be formed based on student demand:
Arabic, Armenian, Bengali (Bangla), Chinese, Croatian, Dutch, Filipino, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean,Macedonian, Modern Greek, Maltese, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi,Serbian, Spanish,Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.
Information about courses offered is available in the 2014 enrolment information booklet which can be downloaded from the website.:http://www.sscl.schools.nsw.edu.au/how-to-enrol
Please forward all complete 2014 application forms to Locked Bag 53, Darlinghurst NSW 1300.
For further information, please contact Adelia Fuller, Principal, Saturday School of Community Languages, during the week on 9244 5694 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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