AISWA Languages Teachers' Stories


  • 27 June, 2013
    AISWA scholarships enabled nine teachers of French to undertake professional learning in Lyon and Paris in April 2013. Read more

    • Teacher professional development
    • WACE Languages Curriculum

  • 13 July, 2012
    Between 2009 and 2011 the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA) selected twelve schools to receive grants from the National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Project (NALSSP) to trial innovative approaches to learning and teaching Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese and Korean. Read more

    • Promoting Languages
    • Teacher professional development

  • 27 November, 2012
    Language teachers and assistants from AISWA and CEOWA schools collaborated to plan, film, edit and share video resources at a recent workshop organised by Cherie Hess, Consultant for Languages from the Catholic Education Office of WA. Read more

    • Teacher professional development

  • 4 February, 2013
    In November 2012, Tracey Herridge attended the National Symposium for Japanese Education at the University of Melbourne. Read more

    • Teacher professional development

  • 5 July, 2013
    Zapp, Sizzle, Pop, Buzz! The air was electric with creativity, fun and productivity when Joe Dale revisited WA for a series of workshops on using ICT to enhance teaching and learning in the languages classroom. Read more

    • Ideas for teaching
    • Teacher professional development

  • 16 July, 2013
    Special correspondent Caroline Winwood reports on a immersion course in France, as part of an AISWA grant. Read more

    • Teacher professional development

  • 3 September, 2013
    “One of the many challenges for languages education in Australia and other English-speaking countries is the impact of the so-called monolingual mindset - where English dominates and demotivates. It feeds in to the way we view the world, ourselves and language education..” Taken from John Hajek’s abstract for his Speech at the AFMLTA Conference 2013 Read more

    • Promoting Languages
    • Teacher professional development

  • 17 September, 2013
    Near Hall's Creek in Western Australia's Kimberley region, the Yiyili Community, and its Community School are working collaboratively to secure positive language and literacy outcomes in Kriol, in Gooniyandi and in Standard Australian English. Read more

    • Differentiated learning
    • Promoting Languages
    • Teacher professional development

  • 14 October, 2013
    Community perceptions are key to supporting your languages program. Does your community have access to up-to-date information about language learning today? Read more

    • Differentiated learning
    • Teacher professional development

  • 17 October, 2013
    As teachers and advocates of language learning, all of us are leaders and all of us can be better leaders. The 2013 cohort of AISWA languages leaders shows how much can be achieved in a short time. Read more

    • Teacher professional development

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