Asia Education Foundation

Australia-Asia BRIDGE School Partnerships

What Works 6

What Works 6 is the latest edition of AEF's research publications series to be released. It shows how the BRIDGE Project is impacting Australian schools.

BRIDGE is a major driving force behind the development of students' and teachers' Asia capabilities.

For example, Mount Lawley Senior High School is using information and communications technology to interact with its Chinese partner school, while Lorne Airey's Inlet College is boosting its Indonesian language learning programme.

 

BRIDGE - a blended learning professional learning model

Learn more about how the BRIDGE Project is connecting Australian teachers, students and communities with their Asian counterparts.

 

 

The Australia–Asia BRIDGE School Partnerships Project connects Australian teachers, students and school communities with their counterparts in Asia.

What does BRIDGE do?

  • strengthens the Asian language capabilities of Australian students via direct personal experiences that motivate language learning 
  • builds intercultural understanding among teachers and students in Australia and Asia
  • enhances digital capabilities among participating teachers and students
  • supports high quality Asian language teaching and programs in Australian schools.

Partnership opportunities 2014

 

  

Australia–Thailand BRIDGE

Apply now for this face-to-face and online program. Develop a relationship with a partner school to increase your intercultural understanding about the culture and society of Thailand. Gain new pedagogical and ICT skills and lead whole school change.

Scholarships available. Read more: Australia–Thailand BRIDGE.

 

  

Australia–China BRIDGE

Express interest in establishing a partnership with a school in China. Undertake professional learning in Australia and China, share pedagogical practice, and, develop your capacity in the use of new technologies and online collaboration in teaching and learning.

 

Dates TBC. Read more: Australia–China BRIDGE.

 

What Works 6

What Works 6 is the latest edition of AEF's research publications series to be released. It shows how the BRIDGE Project is impacting Australian schools.

BRIDGE is a major driving force behind the development of students' and teachers' Asia capabilities.

For example, Mount Lawley Senior High School is using information and communications technology to interact with its Chinese partner school, while Lorne Airey's Inlet College is boosting its Indonesian language learning programme. Meanwhile, Marlborough Primary School recently resigned a sister school agreement with MIN Cempaka Putih in Indonesia.

  

Photo acknowledgement: Wat Chai Wattanaram Wikipedia Commons featured in the Australia–Thailand BRIDGE Project above.