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  • Annual Confucius Classroom day

    On Tuesday 21 March 2017, principals, senior executive staff and Chinese language teachers from the NSW Department of Education’s 13 Confucius Classroom schools held their annual face-to-face meeting.

  • Secondary English newsletter February 2017

    This issue features Stage 3 and 4 transition project, advertising and John Berger, Premier's Reading Challenge, resources from the Stage Library, Future Leaders Writing Prize and English Textual Concepts professional learning opportunities.

  • Adobe Connect with the Tanken Centre

    The Tanken Centre staff is offering a 30 minute Adobe Connect webinar for teachers of Japanese to share their ideas regarding Strategies to use the target language in the classroom, 13 March 2017 from 3:30pm to 4pm. To attend log into Adobe Connect (connect.schools.nsw.edu.au/nihongo).

  • HSC speaking days

    The Goethe Institut (Sydney) is running two speaking days for Stage 6 German students:

    5 May 2017 – HSC Continuers Day (9am-2pm)

    2 June 2017 – HSC Extension Day (9am-2pm)

  • Languages Virtual Mentoring Network

    Support is available for beginning and/or isolated languages teachers through the newly-established Virtual Language Mentoring Network (VLMN).

    The Languages and Culture team is seeking expressions of interest from:

    • experienced language teachers and/or HT Languages who are passionate about supporting teachers
    • early career/geographically remote teachers of languages 7-12

  • Language enhancements to NESA up2now tool

    The up2now tool allows high school students to create an online portfolio of their academic and extra-curricular achievements. It also enables students to export their portfolio to social media (including LinkedIn), adapt it into a curriculum vitae, print a hardcopy, and share with third parties such as their peers, teachers, universities, and prospective employers.

  • Update from Nihongo Tanken Centre

    Excursion bookings for Terms 2 and 3 are filling up quickly. If you are interested in bringing your students or have any queries, please contact us with your preferred dates.


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