Asia Education Foundation

Asia Education Foundation (AEF)
enables educators to develop Asia literate young Australians. We support teachers, principals, education leaders and school communities to implement the Australian Curriculum cross-curriculum priority of Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia.

Learn more about what AEF can offer you and your school:

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Learn from six case studies of personal and professional change journeys.

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Explore Design and Technologies learning activities for years F–8.


Prepare students for the world of work through experiencing Asia skills in action.

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Register now for 2014/2015 study programmes to China, Indonesia and India.

1 August 2014

Broached Retreat: Australian design in Beijing


31 July 2014

Will your students be 'Asia capable'?


31 July 2014

Schools cut foreign languages

The West Australian

31 July 2014

Beyond the Asian century: advice on fitting in


31 July 2014

New centre for Chinese language

PSnews online

31 July 2014

Chinese whispers in class: bilingual students do better

The West Australian

30 July 2014

Bottles for Bali at Bega High

Bega District News

29 July 2014

Greater Brisbane's multicultural hubs

The Sydney Morning Herald

29 July 2014

Family ties in cultural journey

The Advocate

28 July 2014

How to learn a language (and which to choose)

The New Daily

25 July 2014

Japanese masters of Australian beef

Meat & Livestock Australia

23 July 2014

Chinese students to enrich Victorian schools

Premier of Victoria

23 July 2014

Celebrating 40 years of Australia–ASEAN relations

Parliament of Australia

22 July 2014

Exports to Asia expected to hit 80 percent by 2020

The Australian

22 July 2014

Study examines social benefits of Chinese investment in Australia


22 July 2014

UQ student discovers his advantage in Asia and beyond

UQ News

22 July 2014

University of Adelaide secures significant funding under New Colombo Plan


22 July 2014

2015 Asialink Arts Residency Program grant round

Asialink Arts

22 July 2014

10-minute bites on Asian art a worthy chew

Arts Hub

21 July 2014

ACARA releases curricula for four languages


21 July 2014

In photos: Cross-desert migration of Kazakh herdsmen annual rite of summer

Asia Society

21 July 2014

Female farmers exchange skills in Indonesia


20 July 2014

Babies exercise language areas of brain before speaking


17 July 2014

Australian firms can boost productivity, growth by removing 'bamboo ceiling'


16 July 2014

Exploring soccer along the Silk Road in Xinjiang


16 July 2014

Victorian students to live and study in China


15 July 2014

How we kill languages and fail our cleverest children

The Conversation

12 july 2014

Australian schools ready for Asian century

ABC Radio National

12 July 2014

#TalkAboutIt S2E19: Future of education

Australia Network News

8 July 2014

Sounds like Chinese surge in classroom

Herald Sun

7 July 2014

Indigenous art exhibition opens in Jakarta

Australia Embassy Indonesia

7 July 2014

Aussie art through Asian eyes

ABC Radio National

1 July 2014

Asialink Arts

Arts Hub

30 June 2014

Aust unis urged to look to Thailand

Geelong Advertiser News

25 June 2014

Bid to boost language learning in NSW

SBS Podcasts

25 June 2014

New Colombo Plan can change how we see Asia – if done right

The Conversation

22 June 2014

Bilingual kids do better at NAPLAN

The Herald: Newcastle

21 June 2014

Business body Australian Chamber of a Commerce and Industry questions Federal Government foreign language revival plan

ABC News

20 June 2014

On board the Very Fast Train to China

Curriculum & Leadership Journal

20 June 2014

An embrace of mutual ignorance: Australia and Indonesia

The Australian

20 June 2014

Language studies to be overhauled in schools

The Sydney Morning Herald

20 June 2014

Pieties about Indonesia ‘are bad psychology’

The Australian

19 June 2014

Javanese eyes on Alice

Alice Springs News Online

18 June 2014

Opening address to the National Conference 2014 Asia Education Foundation

Ministers Media Centre

18 June 2014

The future is image-based and Dr Zhao wants testing of students to stop.

The Telegraph

17 June 2014

Destination Australia eyes Asia

In The Black

13 June 2014

Languages key to Australia's success

ABC Broken Hill

13 June 2014

Margaret River students showcase Japanese culture

Augusta-Margaret River Mail

12 June 2014

WA schools follow Asian maths path

The West Australian

11 June 2014

World Art by Adam Rish a cross-cultural collaboration

Manning Riving Times

10 June 2014

Australia’s Bollywood star

The Age

7 June 2014

Review: Dancing in the Room (2013)

Heroic Cinema

7 June 2014

10 Questions: Kirsty Sword Gusmão, humanitarian, 48

The Australian

4 June 2014

Australia-Indonesia Institute 25th Anniversary

Minister for Foreign Affairs: The Hon Julie Bishop MP

4 June 2014

Call to make foreign languages compulsory to Year 10

The Daily Telegraph

31 May 2014

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