Sunday, May 19, 2019

ACT government commits to action on languages education in the ACT Multicultural Framework

The ACT government has committed to making language learning "effective, valued and promoted across the community" as part of the Strategic Objective 3: 'Capitalising on the Benefits of our Cultural Diversity' in the ACT Multicultural Framework: Second Action Plan 2019-2020

Priority actions listed (numbered 17-22 in the Plan):
  • Undertake an independent review on investment in ACT Community Language Schools.
  • Develop an action plan to encourage, improve and support language education in Canberra schools as part of implementing the Future of Education Strategy.
  • Continue to work with the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community on languages and culture curriculum.
  • Support and further develop the Languages Showcase at National Multicultural Festival.
  • Collect and promote the oral and printed history of established multicultural communities in the ACT.
  • Engage with the multicultural community to promote and support cultural and linguistic diversity through Libraries ACT resources and learning programs in languages other than English.
A full copy of the Action Plan can be accessed HERE

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