AISWA Languages Teachers' Stories

AISWA Languages is all about teachers sharing their stories to inspire, encourage and support the learning and teaching of Languages. We would love to hear stories on innovative programs and teacher and student achievement. Please contact our Languages Consultant if you would like to contribute an article or story below.

  • 4 October, 2017
    AISWA have recently migrated Teacher Stories from the former AISWA Languages website to this new section. Here is the old 'Ecoutons!' page created in 2012 with valuable resources for senior secondary French students. We often get queries about these listening test items created for the old WACE courses but still extremely useful for the new courses (ie since 2015/16). Read more

    • WACE Languages Curriculum

  • 24 September, 2015
    AISWA recently held four planning workshops for Year 12 teachers of French, Indonesian, Japanese and Italian (Second Language) to prepare for implementation of Units 3 and 4 in 2016. Participants brainstormed a list of questions linked to the contexts and topics and these have been compiled into question banks which can be downloaded here. Read more

    • Teacher professional development
    • WACE Languages Curriculum

  • 22 January, 2015
    Teachers of the WACE Year 11 courses attended cross sector workshops in November 2014 and collaborated to create valuable resources for students and teachers of Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian and Japanese. Read more

    • Teacher professional development
    • WACE Languages Curriculum

  • 1 November, 2013
    As she prepared to graduate, Headgirl of St Mary's Anglican Girls' School, Ms Lianne Leung spoke movingly and with humour and insight about life lessons learned from her studies of Italian, Japanese, French and German. Read more

    • Differentiated learning
    • Promoting Languages
    • WACE Languages Curriculum

  • 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