Community Languages Australia

Australian Federation of Ethnic Schools Associations Inc.



Theme: Community Languages Schools Where language and culture come together -Strengthening quality provision

The Premier's Harmony Dinner

Six citizens were honoured on 10 April 2014 for their exemplary service to multicultural communities in NSW at the Premier's Harmony Dinner - an event which culminates the NSW Government's Multicultural March celebrations.

The Winners of the Premier's Multicultural Community Medals received their awards in front of over 900 guests at Rosehill Racecourse attending the gala evening, including Fe

Spain and Italy: Cultural Conversations,

the Cultural Conversations program to be held here at the NGV on Wednesday, 30 July.

The program includes a curator talk, exhibition viewing and an in-depth presentation on the NGV’s Banquet of Cleopatra.There will be also a lecture by Professor Alfredo Martínez-Expósito, Head of the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne, on the Baroque in Spanish contemporary

CLA Executive Director Stefan Romaniw attends NSWFCLS Annual Dinner

CLA Executive Director Stefan Romaniw attended the NSWFCLS Annual Dinner and Teacher Presentations held in Sydney on Saturday June 25 2014

The Premier of NSW Mike Baird, Minister for Citizenship The Hon Victor Dominello attended and spoke about the important role community languages schools

CLA Executive Director Stefan Romaniw hold meetings in South Australia

CLA Executive Director Stefan Romaniw has spent two days in Adelaide this week (June 30, July 1) conducting a range of meetings to promote ethnic schools and community languages school and suggesting the strengthening of a range of partnerships. A State Round table will be held later this year with key stakeholders hosted by the Lieutenant General Mr Hieu Van Le with the participation of the M


Theme - Community Languages Schools

Where language and culture come together -

Strengthening quality provision

Saturday July, 5, 2014

Story Hall, RMIT University

Swanston Street, Melbourne

9.30am – 4.30 pm

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Snippets for Bilingual Families Issue 2014 / 3

  • German Film Festival
  • German teachers needed
  • Spanish children's books
  • Spanish playgroup
  • Useful Norwegian link
  • Bilingual story times
  • Creative workshops for German-speaking kids (VIC)
  • Geckos - German community school (VIC)
  • Polly Possum bilingual e-books for children
  • Where to learn German in Victoria?
  • Community events suitable for children (VIC)
  • Learn faster with gestures

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Recruiting for casual interpreters

Do you know any bilingual speakers?

New Macedonian Community School in WA

The Ethnic Schools Association of WA welcomes the Macedonian Community School of WA and extends its best wishes in its continued promotion the Macedonian language, heritage and culture in WA.

$6 Million For Community Language Schools

A re-elected Rudd Labor Government will invest $6 million over four years in community language schools to enhance and increase access to quality language education in Australia....

Victorian State Community Languages Schools Conference Shows The Diversity And Strength Of Languages Education In Victoria

Many cultures, many faiths, many backgrounds - All in one room focused on one thing - Being better educators Languages - a skill to take into life, Using technology in the language classroom, Arts and languages education and Implementing the Victorian State Government's ..

Victoria's Consular Corps Support Languages Education And The Arts In A Multicultural Society

Victorian Government policies supporting diversity, languages education, community language schools and the arts and ways of cooperating with homeland governments were topics for vibrant discussion at ..

Black Harmony Gathering

A day of First Nations and culturally diverse art, music, dance, food & more.

SUNDAY MARCH 17, 1-5PM, Faireld Amphitheatre, Faireld Park

Canberra Region Languages Forum Update

  1. Languages at the Multicultural Festival in Civic this coming weekend (Friday 8 February - Sunday 10 February 2013)
  2. Free language related activities for children at the festival on Saturday 9 Feb and at Gungahlin Library Thursday, 7 and 14 February from 10.30-11.30am
  3. A chance to publicise your language programs and find out about local language-related activities at the festival on Sunday 10 feb
  4. New

2013 FECCA Conference

Breaking down the barriers: A strength-based approach for a just society. 

The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) in conjunction with the Ethnic Communities Council Queensland (ECCQ) and the Multicultural Communities Council Gold Coast (MCCGC) invites  

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Bilingual Options

Snippets for Bilingual Families - Issue 2013 / 2 

  • When should a speech pathologist be consulted?
  • Bilingual story times
  • Community language events suitable for children
  • Blogspot
  • Italian School Melbourne
  • Parent query: why doesn't she respond? 

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What a difference a day makes - especially our national day

by: Stefan Romaniw - from: Herald Sun - January 22, 2013 12:00AM 

Australia Day is a good time to party but it's also a good time to ask what we can do to build a stronger society, writes Stefan Romaniw

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Raising Children in More Than One Language

Sunday December 2, 2012 - Sidney Myer Asia Centre, Melbourne Uni 

Raising children in more than one language is a very important process. There are many positive strategies that can be employed. The sessions in this seminar discuss issues

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Contact Us

Community Languages Australia

Executive Officer: Fahry Abubaker

L2, 189 Faraday St,
Carlton Vic 3053

Phone: (03) 9349-2683
Fax: (03) 9349-26893