AISWA Languages Teachers' Stories


  • 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

  • 19 February, 2013
    Get media coverage for your Languages program! Read more

    • Promoting Languages

  • 19 February, 2013
    Do you want an effective and simple way to reward your students for continuing with their language studies? Read more

    • Promoting Languages

  • 1 March, 2013
    At Spirit Of Play Community School in Denmark, Noongar language and culture are woven through all learning activities. Read more

    • P-10 Languages Curriculum
    • Promoting Languages

  • 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

  • 1 September, 2013
    Parklands Primary School in Albany is bursting with creative energy, especially in its Italian program for young learners. Read more

    • Ideas for teaching

  • 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

  • 3 September, 2013
    AISWA staff has created two literacy support documents in order to improve AISWA’s consultancy to schools. We hope these two documents offer a coherent message regarding what is meant by literacy, debunk some myths about languages learning and give some simple strategies to support the teaching of literacy. Read more

    • Promoting Languages

  • 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

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