Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Canberra Region Languages Forum Update May 2014

The May Update includes the following items:
  • Call for support for community radio, which is in danger of losing  federal funding in the upcoming budget
  • Plans for a training course for community interpreters
  • Languages Potluck, Sunday 18 May, 11am – 1pm
  • Talks to parent groups to help promote language learning and to support home languages
  • Applications now open for Participation (Multicultural) Grants Program
  • Other items from the May ACT Bilingual Education Alliance Update
    • Vacancies in after-school Mandarin class in Belconnen 
    • Filipino Language School Fun Day (Sunday 18 May, 2 - 4pm)
    • Using community radio to support and encourage bilingualism in the ACT region
    • Friday night 2XX Mandarin language program, children’s stories and songs and a chance for kids to hear themselves singing or speaking Mandarin on air
    • News from bilingual programs in the ACT: Mawson Primary School (Mandarin), Yarralumla Primary School (Italian),  St Nicholas Greek-Australia preschool and childcare centre (Greek)
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