Supporting teachers to achieve Asia literacy
A key function of the AEF is to support teachers to implement the Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia cross curriculum priority within the Australian Curriculum and help students become Asia literate.
Access the following:
|Curriculum resources||Study Programs to Asia|
|Professional learning||BRIDGE School Partnerships|
|School business partnerships||Speakers Bureau|
The AEF is excited to see our nation travel towards Asia literacy and we are delighted to be sharing this journey with Australia’s talented teachers. Your suggestions and ideas are very welcome. Email the AEF.
NAB Schools First: New 'Asia ready' theme
NAB Schools First is a national awads program for all Australian schools. 'Asia ready' is one of the Impact award themes focuses onthe culture and belief values. Applications for grants close on Friday 28 June 2013.
2012 National History Challenge Winner
Maddie Mowatt, year 12 student from Shenton College WA won the Asia and Australia category prize at the 2012 National History Challenge awards ceremony. Click here to read more about the National History Challenge.
Where will Australia fit in the Asian Century
From the ABC's Behind the News, this high energy, fun way helps upper primary and lower secondary students to explore what the Asia and the Australian century white paper goals mean for Australia.
The idea is that in the years to come, it'll be Asian countries rather than America or Europe that we look to for business, politics and culture. But where will Australia fit in the Asian Century? And what has it got to do with you?
Strong performing education systems
View OECD video series profiling policies and practices of education systems that demonstrate high or improving performance in the PISA tests: Brazil, Ontario, Shanghai, Japan, Korea, Poland, Finland, Portugal, Germany, Singapore.
Have you contributed to TeacherFeature yet?
TeacherFeature allows you to talk about your practice through a web-based platform created by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).
The current video collection includes a wide range educators willing to interact and share their achievements, challenges and impact of ICT on the nature of teaching.
Have a look at TeacherFeature today and consider creating a short video to share and interact with colleagues around the nation.
Going for gold in regional Australia
'I've learnt about Asia Skills, like culture and manners… and I might actually listen more in LOTE than I do now.'- Daniel, student, Warracknabeal Secondary College. VIC
Working and volunteering in Asia
'Today has changed how I think about Asia and my future in Asia' - Rachael, Firbank Grammar School, VIC
Opening a Door to Asia at UNSW
'My goal is to become a fashion designer and with Asia literacy I can involve myself with many countries all over the world.' - Abegail, Bethlehem College, NSW.