The Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment has engaged the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations (AFMLTA) to undertake this project with key stakeholders, nationally.
The purpose of this project is to develop a National Languages Plan and Strategy for languages education in Australia. The objective is to support the Australian Government efforts to increase the uptake of language learning in schools.
Teachers of languages in schools or community language programs are encouraged to participate in a series of 3 online surveys to be conducted across Semester 2, 2020 to inform development of the national plan and strategy.
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Teachers of all languages in schools or community language centres are encouraged to participate in Teacher Survey 2 to contribute data about language teacher qualifications and experience.
This data collection phase is part of the broader project the AFMLTA is conducting for the Australian Government which involves developing a National Languages Plan and Strategy for languages education in Australia.
This research project has been approved by the University of South Australia Human Research Ethics Committee (# 202799).
Your participation in this study is completely voluntary and all information provided will remain anonymous (the names of individual schools and participating teachers are not collected).
This survey, relating to program provision and student participation (Teacher Survey 2), should take no more than 15 minutes to complete.
Sherryl Saunders, AFMLTA Project Director
Kylie Farmer, AFMLTA Project Manager
Andrew Scrimgeour, Lead Researcher, University of South Australia
Anne-Marie Morgan, Lead Researcher, James Cook University
AFMLTA Project Director
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