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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    • Promoting Languages

  • 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

  • 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

  • 23 August, 2012
    At St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls, Languages teachers use the interactive whiteboard to encourage active student participation in their learning. Read more

    • Ideas for teaching

  • 22 August, 2012
    There is a famous Chinese proverb that states "teachers open the door but you must enter by yourself". This is a lovely reminder that as teachers we endeavour to develop our students’ capabilities and inclinations to become independent learners. This can be quite a challenge and Phillipa Nock (Christ Church Grammar School) has risen to that challenge with the help of a NALSSP grant. Read more

    • Differentiated learning
    • Ideas for teaching

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