If you are a teacher, curriculum leader or administrator of a community language school in Western Australia, or you are a parent who wants their children to learn and use another language then this website is for you.
Here you will find information, guidelines, advice, recommendations and inspiration to assist you and your community language school to provide an engaging and quality language program for your students.
NEW for 2018 – the PATHWAYS TO IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Pathways to Improvement is a program designed to assist community language schools to review their own learning programs and operations and to plan for improvement to become the schools they want to be. Like the professional learning program that has been so successful in training teachers to upgrade their skills, the Pathways to Improvement Program (PIP) offers schools training and expert assistance to set and achieve its own goals. Read More
Join the community of community language supporters in our own Facebook group. Share ideas, tips, photos and stories; ask for advice and recommendations; seek help and connect with other teachers.
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING PROGRAM
Scheduling workshops six months in advance has worked well. All workshops January to April have been well attended, with over 400 community language teachers completing workshops. See the EVENT CALENDAR for a schedule of planned workshops.
Side-by-Side speaking competition for students is on again in 2018.
And there’s a workshop for teachers, too.
BENEFITS OF GROWING UP BILINGUAL
Read and share articles and studies that show how good it is for children to learn more than one language – starting as early as possible.