Schools: Language diversity in NSW, 2012
This bulletin was originally published 30 January 2013.
CESE’s Schools: Language diversity in NSW, 2012 bulletin summarises the diversity of students with language backgrounds other than English (LBOTE) who were enrolled in NSW government schools in March 2012. The census of students from language backgrounds other than English (LBOTE) was conducted on 12 March 2012 in all NSW government schools, including preschools, intensive English centres and distance education centres.
In 2012, 69.8% of students who are currently enrolled in NSW government schools come from homes where English is the only language. The annual collection of language background data shows that the language diversity of the 30.2% of students who come from homes where languages other than English are spoken has increased since 2011.
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