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:


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


Watch the latest AEF video to find out what makes an Asia literate school.


Watch or listen to radio and television coverage of the Conference.


Register for this free session with educationalist Dr Yong Zhao.


12 july 2014

Australian schools ready for Asian century

ABC Radio National

9 Jul 2014

#TalkAboutIt takes a look at the ever evolving education industry and some jobs of the future

Australian 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

29 May 2014

Australian band's Asian homecoming

ABC Radio Australia

28 May 2014

Joseph Mitchell, 2015 OzAsia Festival Director


27 May 2014

Guiding language education in NSW schools

The University of Sydney

22 May 2014

Indigenous Australian art exhibition opens in Bandung

Australian Embassy - Indonesia: Media Release

22 May 2014

Nagasaki breathed new life

Australian Teacher Magazine

20 May 2014

The language ladder

Education Review

20 May 2014

Flunking mathematics? It's all down to culture

20 May 2014

Melbourne International Film Festival to Capture The Imagination Of Young Minds

Film Ink

20 May 2014

Deepening India’s export basket

East Asian Bureau of Economic Research

18 May 2014

Twenty reasons to visit Ubud

Margaret River Mail

17 May 2014

Linguistic expert Roly Sussex calls for learning languages across all age groups

The Daily Telegraph

17 May 2014

Auburn High principal keen to promote bilingual curriculum

Herald Sun

16 May 2014

The Hon Christopher Pyne MP: Opening address at the Adelaide Language Festival

Ministers' Media Centre

12 May 2014

AFC Asian Cup on twitter


12 May 2014

Australian exhibition brings 'Vertigo' to Asia

ABC Radio Australia

12 May 2014

Realising China’s urbanisation dream

East Asia Forum

12 May 2014

Students experience spirit of Japan

9 May 2014

Nobel Laureate Mo Yan Explains How 'Good Writers' Language Has Personality'

Asia Society

7 May 2014

Celebrating the role of short films in educating young Australians


6 May 2014

Rouse Hill pupils focus talents on opportunities

Rouse Hill News

5 May 2014

2015 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships Open for Applications

Australian Embassy - Indonesia: Media Release

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