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  • Languages 7-12 – new team member

    The Languages and Culture team (Secondary Education) is delighted to welcome Marcela Ayas to our team.

    ​Marcela will be acting in the role of Language Officer until October 2019 and brings a wealth of experience to the role, from her substantive position as Head Teacher, Languages at Westfields Sports HS.

  • Languages 7-10 – support resources

    The Languages and Culture team has published support for teachers 7-10 in implementing the new syllabuses:
    - guidelines, which include information and advice on what you need to include in your program
    - sample unit of work templates (we will include more samples soon)
    - a backward mapping tool to plan your units of work
    - information on embedding learning across the curriculum content.

  • Languages 7-12 – Yammer chat

    From next week (Week 5), the Languages and Culture team will be available on Yammer from 3:30-4pm every Monday and Thursday during term time to answer your questions, provide feedback or just have a chat about any concerns you may have about the new K-10 syllabuses.

  • Chinese Language Teachers' Conference 2019

    Save the date – Friday 18 October 2019.

    The 2019 Chinese Language Teachers’ Conference is being organised for K-12 teachers of Chinese across NSW to support teachers in implementing the new Chinese K-10 syllabus, particularly in assessment and reporting, as well as to explore 4Cs activities (critical reflection, creative thinking, communication and collaboration) in the context of Chinese language learning to support students in thriving within school and beyond.

  • Languages 7-12 – Term 2 statewide Adobe Connect

    All secondary language teachers are invited to participate in the Term 2 Adobe Connect webinar on Wednesday 22 May, 3:30-4pm.

    The webinar can contribute to 30 minutes of teacher-identified professional learning addressing Standards 6.2.2 and 7.4.2 of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

  • Languages eCourse – support for teachers 7-10

    The Languages and Culture team has released an eCourse for teachers 7-10 (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese) to support syllabus familiarisation and planning.


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