Friday, October 14, 2016

Call for LOTE Markers & Assessors (Qualifying and Placement Tests)

Fortis Consulting has been asked by a Government Agency to put forward a number of language instructors to conduct marking of Language Proficiency Tests known as Qualifying (Q) & Placement (P) tests commencing November 2016 and concluding in November 2017. 

The languages being sought are: Arabic, Cantonese, Dutch, French, Indonesian, German. Hindi, Japanese, Javanese, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian,Spanish, Sundanese

The Scope of the Job is as Follows:
  • Positon: Marking and Assessment of Qualifying & Placement Tests – intermediate, high and advanced levels
  • Period of engagement: November 2016 – November 2017
  • Location: Remotely – Wi-Fi Connection, scanner and email access is required
  • Time Frame to complete markings: One (1) week period upon receipt from Fortis Consulting
  • Rate: $45 p/hr inclusive of super
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and a one page summary in the following formats  CV  and   Summary to by no later than COB 19th of October 2016   

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Canberra Region Languages Forum Update October 2016

A short Update about some language-related activities and news in the Canberra region. 
1. Mother Tongue Tuggeranong 
  • Multilingual Poetry Writing Workshop, Saturday 15 October 2016, 2pm-4pm 
  • Multilingual Poetry Writing performance Workshop, Saturday 22 October 2016, 2pm-4pm 
  • Multilingual Poetry Showcase Saturday 29 October 2016, 6pm-8pm 
2. Free public lecture on multilingualism, Monday October 17, 6pm-7.30pm
3. Languages Potluck Lunch Sunday 30 October, 11am - 1pm
4. Multicultural Spectacular to Aid Canberra’s Italian Earthquake Relief Appeal, Sunday 30 October, 3pm
6. Opportunities to learn and Practice Languages in Canberra 
  • Spanish, French, German or Danish conversation, Mondays 5.30-7pm for conversation.
  • Spanish, Irish, Arabic, Hindi, Japanese and Portuguese conversation groups on 
  • Indonesian Language Classes with the ACT Australia Indonesia Association
7. The School Magazine Exhibition 23 September – 21 October, and public talk Friday 14 October, 4 - 5pm

For more details about the above click HERE