The XV National Community Languages School Conference was held on Saturday, October 6, 2018, in Brisbane. Over 120 teachers from over 30 communities from around Australia attended.
A full day program headed by key addresses but Prof Jo Lo Bionco, Dr Maria Gindidis and Prof Roly Sussex inspired the many attendees. Examining where community languages education sits in the national scheme of things as a major quality provider of language education, leadership in community language schools education and the importance of language education were the trust of the keynote deliveries and set the tone for the day.
The spirit of mateship, cohesion and striving for best education outcomes filled the room.
Participants were welcomed by Stefan Romaniw OAM, Executive Director of Community Languages Australia, Irene Bayldon - President of Ethnic Schools Association of Queensland and Tasos Douvartzidis - Chair of AFESA .
The winners of the third annual SBS National Languages Competition have been announced. Here they share their passion for learning another tongue.
MEDIA RELEASE: 14TH NATIONAL COMMUNITY LANGUAGE SCHOOLS CONFERENCE BEING HELD IN PERTH -- AN OVERWHELMING SUCCESS
The 14th National Community Languages Schools Conference held in Perth on Saturday October 7, 2017 at the Community Catholic Education Centre, attracted over 200 participants from over 30 communities - a collage of language and cultural backgrounds.
Saturday, October 7th, 2017 Theme: Community Language Schools - Providing quality linguistic and cultural experience. An Invitation to all community language school instructors teachers, administrators and community leaders nationally.