Asia Education Foundation

School Business Partnerships

Korean skills

See how Australians are engaging with South Korea through music, business, sports and the environment. View more Asia skills in action.

A lesson in Chinese health

Years 9 and 10 Mandarin students from River City Christian College, Echuca, visited Prickle Community Acupuncture in Melbourne to learn about Chinese medicine and how people from China approach health problems.

Read more about the visit.

Building business links with Asia

Case studies from Asialink


Discover key lessons and learnings from Singapore-based lifestyle website The Honeycombers, which was founded by an Australian expat.


Learn how Australian stainless steel distributor Midway Metals went about expanding its market to South-East Asia and beyond.


Asia Education Foundation's School Business Partnerships project connects businesses and community organisations with schools. It showcases Asia skills in action and supports young people in their journey towards Asia literacy.  

Schools, businesses and communities work together to:

  • Maximise life opportunities
    We have a shared interest in enhancing outcomes for our young people.

  • Enhance career success
    Employers are seeking future workers who can engage with people in and from the diverse countries of Asia.

  • Create a harmonious and prosperous Australia
    Together, we can build global communities that can collaborate to resolve common issues.


Pathways to partnerships

Whether you're a teacher, school leader or from the business community, there are a variety of ways to get involved in AEF's School Business Partnerships project.

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Students discover how Australian wheat growers have responded to consumer demand from markets in Asia. 

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See Asia skills in action

Students investigate how the prices of food and fibre products are determined and how costs vary between Australia and countries from the Asia region.

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Students examine outsourced manufacturing labour for shoes and clothing production in the Asia region.

Students examine outsourced manufacturing labour for shoes and clothing production in the Asia region.





Asia Education Foundation's Asia Literacy Ambassadors project is supported by the Australian Government Department of Education through the Quality Outcomes Program.