Community Languages Australia

Australian Federation of Ethnic Schools Associations Inc.

National Training

2022:

Victoria - Professional Development Sessions:

1. Effective Classroom Management Strategies Dr Teresa De Fazio 19-04-2022
2. Fun, Interesting and Challenging Teaching Activities for Early Learners Elizabeth Karakehagias 26-04-2022
3. The Backwards Design Framework to Planning Your Unit Marilyn Snider 27-04-2022
4. Fun, Interesting and Challenging Teaching Activities for Early Learners Elizabeth Karakehagias 03-05-2022
5. The Backwards Design Framework to Planning Your Unit Marilyn Snider 05-04-2022
6. The VCAA Online Language Assessments Maria Dikaiou 26-04-2022
7. Your Ultimate Guide to Planning and Maintaining Your Accreditation Documents Heba El-Hakim 09-05-2022
8. Using Edpuzzle or Socreative for Formative Assessments Denise Katiforis 11-05-2022
9. The VCAA Online Language Assessments Maria Dikaiou 12-05-2022
10. Your Ultimate Guide to Planning and Maintaining Your Accreditation Documents  Heba El-Hakim 16-05-2022
11. The Backwards Design Framework to Planning Your Unit Marilyn Snider 18-05-2022
12. Ensuring every student learns – inclusive teaching practices and approaches Dr Teresa De Fazio 19-05-2022
13. Zoom refresher and updates Denise Katiforis 25-05-2022

Victoria - Teacher Training Courses:

Monash Uni – Language Methodology For Early Years (Primary Focus( May 24 – Aug 02 This course aims to provide teachers working in community language schools with an understanding of the principles, skills, and teaching methods of second language acquisition and teaching in their community language EY and Primary classrooms.This course provides the opportunity to discuss, evaluate and trial a range of effective teaching
strategies, language activities, and resources in a series of linked activities based upon appropriate content selected for participants’ learner groups.
The emphasis of this course will be Classroom Positive Management, Lesson Planning,
Curriculum and Scoping and Sequencing a term, semester, or annual program.
RMIT Uni – LOTE Methodology Ph II – Chinese May 20 – July 22 This is the second, or level-2 language methodology course for teachers and instructors of Chinese in a community school in Victoria, Australia. It will provide further professional learning and networking for Chinese community teachers and instructors who may have or have not acquired a formal teaching qualification in Australia and have completed the level-1 language methodology course at RMIT. Similar to the level-1 language methodology course, the level-2 course is also designed in the context of the Victorian Government’s Vision for Languages Education, and the Victorian Curriculum F-10 (Languages). The course design accentuates the significant role and contribution of Victorian community language schools through explicit links to up-to-date theories in language education.
RMIT Uni – LOTE Methodology Ph I – Mixed Level May 19 – July 21 This language methodology course will provide professional learning and networking for teachers of all languages who work in community language schools in Victoria, Australia. It is suitable for community language teachers who may have or have not acquired a formal teaching qualification in Australia. This course is designed in the context of the Victorian Government’s Vision for Languages Education, the Victorian Curriculum F-10 (Languages), and VCE languagesexams. The course design accentuates the significant role and contribution of Victorian community language schools through explicit links to up-to-date theories in language education.
RMIT Uni – LOTE Methodology Ph II – Mixed Level May 8 – July 20 This language methodology course will provide professional learning and networking for teachers of all languages who work in community language schools in Victoria, Australia. It is suitable for community language teachers who may have or have not acquired a formal teaching qualification in Australia. This course is designed in the context of the Victorian Government’s Vision for Languages Education, the Victorian Curriculum F-10 (Languages), and VCE languages exams. The course design accentuates the significant role and contribution of Victorian community language schools through explicit links to up-to-date theories in language education.
Vu Uni – LOTE Methodology Ph I & II – Vietnamese May 24 - Jun 23 This course, which combines Phase 1 and Phase 2, is structured in a special way so that very little content from the phase 1 will be repeated but it will not be too difficult for those attending the training course for the first time.

At the end of the course, (1) those teachers who have already completed phase 1 will receive the phase 2 certificate; and (2) those who attended for the first time will receive a phase 1 certificate and can attend the phase 2 course which will be held in semester 1, 2022.

WA - Professional Development Sessions

Using technology in the classroom
(Kahoot, Quizlet, Socrative, etc)
Majida Ali Friday 24 September
School Management, administration and good practices Heba El-Hakim Thursday 30 September
Assessing and reporting student learning Majida Ali Friday 01 October
Looking at best practices in the languages classroom Majida Ali Friday 08 October
Classroom management in the multi-level / multi-age
classrooms
Dr Teresa De
Fazio
Tuesday 12 October
School Management, administration and good practices Heba El-Hakim Wednesday 13 October
Effective teaching strategies to better engage students in
community languages schools
Majida Ali Friday 15 October
Strategies for early childhood learners Dr Teresa De
Fazio
Tuesday 19 October
Using reading materials to engage students in language
learning
Dr Teresa De
Fazio
Tuesday 9 November
Making and obtaining resources for the Languages classroom Dr Teresa De
Fazio
Tuesday 16 November
Child Safeguarding [MANDATORY SESSION]
Helen
Maddocks
Thursday 7 October
Child Safeguarding [MANDATORY SESSION] Helen
Maddocks
Thursday 14 October
Teaching Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in the
Classroom
Maria Outtrim
Thursday 21 October
Classroom Management Strategies for Teachers of
Community Languages Schools
Maria Outtrim
Tuesday 26 October
The Use of ICT in Community Languages Classrooms Maria Outtim
Thursday 4 November
Good Skills of a Community Languages Schools
Administrator/Coordinator
Barbara
Mallett
Thursday 11 November
Teaching Strategies for Differentiated Instruction in the
Classroom
Maria Outtrim
Monday 15 Novemberr
Classroom Management Strategies for Teachers of
Community Languages Schools
Maria Outtri
Tuesday 23 November
The Use of ICT in Community Languages Classrooms
Maria Outtri
Thursday 25 November
Good Skills of a Community Languages Schools
Administrator/Coordinator
Barbara
Mallett
Tuesday 30 November

NSW - Professional Learning Activities

Practice, pedagogy and planning for the community languages classroom Monday, 1 March 2021 NSWFCLS & Western Sydney University Short Course: Fundamentals of Teaching for the Community Languages Classroom - Dr Kay Carroll, DAP Secondary Education, Secondary Education (SoE) Lecturer, Secondary Education
Teaching strategies to create engaged learners Monday, 8 March 2021 NSWFCLS/Western Sydney University, Short Course - Dr Kellie Jorda, Lecturer
Helpful Technology for the Classroom Monday, 15 March 2021 NSWFCLS/Western Sydney University, Short Course - Grant Jones, Lecturer and research assistant, School of Education
High impact assessment and feedback approaches Monday, 22 March 2021 NSWFCLS/Western Sydney University, Short Course - Dr Kay Carroll, DAP Secondary Education, Secondary Education (SoE)
Lecturer, Secondary Education
Classroom management strategies Monday, 29 March 2021 NSWFCLS/Western Sydney University, Short Course - Dr Katina Zammit, Deputy Dean - School of Education, Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Education
Teaching Diverse Learners Monday, 19 April 2021 NSWFCLS/Western Sydney University, Short Course - Dr Katina Zammit, Deputy Dean - School of Education, Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Education
Differentiation in Planning and Teaching Monday, 26 April 2021 NSWFCLS/Western Sydney University, Short Course - Dr Maree Skillen, AP, Undergraduate Primary Education & ACA, Dean's Unit, Director of Academic Program, Undergraduate Primary Education,
Dean's Unit - School of Education, Lecturer - Primary Education
Creating Context in the Classroom - (Pragmatics) Wednesday, 26 May 2021 Dr Jill Murray Macquarie University
Using picture books in language teaching Wednesday, 30 June 2021 Dr Robyn Moloney Macquarie University

Contact Us

Community Languages Australia

Executive Officer: Fahry Abubaker

L2, 189 Faraday St,
Carlton Vic 3053


Email: abubaker.fahry.f@communitylanguages.org.au
Phone: (03) 9349-2683
Fax: (03) 9349-26893