Friday, July 10, 2015

Canberra Region Languages Forum Update July 2015

Some information about language-related activities and issues. Please feel free to pass on to colleagues and friends who may be interested.
  • Time to expand or brush up your language skills: Term 3/Second semester programs starting week beginning 20 July 2015
  • A free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on language revival starts 28 July 2015
  • Promoting Mandarin in the ACT, applications for new grant open until 17 August and news of ACT Mandarin Blueprint
  • Join Alumni France Australia
  • Explore Our Indigenous Story, A collaboration between the Children’s Book Council of Australia ACT Branch and AIATSIS Aboriginal Studies Press, Tuesday 4 August
  • Snudging Cheapskates and Magnificent Profusion: The Conceptual Baggage of ‘Mean’ and ‘Generous’, HRC seminar, Tuesday 21 July, 2015 
  • Intensive Seminar for Primary Teachers of Japanese, Sydney, Monday 28 Sep- Thursday 1 October 
  • News from the ARC Centre for the Dynamics of Language
  • Writing what matters: a festival of Canberra readers, writers and storytellers, Wednesday 22 July 
REMINDERS
  • Hindi in Australia national workshop, Friday 17 July 2015
  • Nominations for Patji-Dawes award to honour outstanding achievements in language teaching by an accomplished practitioner close 20 August 2015.
CLICK HERE for more information about the above.

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