Asia Education Foundation

Asia skills: Australian stories 

myfuture: Asia Skills
and My Korea: Australian Stories provide 30 short films about Australians currently working in or with Asia, and classroom resources you can use to find out how Asia skills have enriched the lives and careers of these professionals.

  • Asia Skills: A Taster

    From fashion and the arts to sport, from growing produce to preparing food fit for celebrities. See how Asia Skills set these Australians apart.

    Video: 3:38

  • My Korea: A Taster

    Discover Australians who have developed Korean intercultural and language competencies that support them to work in Korea, for Korean enterprises in Australia or to engage productively with Korean-Australian communities.

    Video: 1:46

View  individual films showcasing 30 Australians currently working in or with Asia

Read about what it means to have Asia skills

Learn why your students need Asia skills

Access our Fast Facts on Asia skills


And don't miss Asia skills in action (PDF: 3.5 MB), a user-friendly resource for ideas, activities and interview synopses.

"Whether you want to be a doctor, or work in the not-for-profit sector, in the arts, in law or in finance, whatever discipline... the benefits of Asia literacy are so immense because so many roads lead to, or go through, Asia."
Christian Bennett, Marketing Director, Santos


myfuture: Asia Skills was funded by the Australian Government under the National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) through Round One of the Strategic Collaboration and Partnership Fund.


My Korea: Australian Stories was supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Korea Foundation of the Department of ForeignAffairs and Trade.