Academic Forums are integral to improving education outcomes in community language schools. They have been facilitated by CLA regularly over many years.
ACADEMIC FORUM – THEIR PURPOSE
Its objectives are to provide CLA with the following:
- Advice on the delivery of languages education in CLS
- Ideas on how to improve program delivery – Be an incubator.
- Guidance on areas of research that CLA may wish to undertake.
- Assist CLA to further its objectives.
The Forum is also a vehicle to discuss and promote national language policies and strategies.
It is an advisory body.
Members come from a range of universities and agencies from around Australia. Currently, over 30 leading academics from throughout Australia participate at different times.
Participants are encouraged to provide details of others who may wish to join.
ACADEMIC FORUMS IN 2023
Friday, March 3, 2023: On Friday, March 3, 2023, Community Languages Australia held its first Academic Forum of the year in Melbourne. Download the Program and Participants List: https://www.communitylanguagesaustralia.org.au/uploads/default/source/2023/03/8b027.Academic-Forum-Program-03.pdf
Upcoming Academic Forums to be held on:
Friday, July 7, 2023 in Melbourne
Friday, September 22, 2023 in Adelaide