Responses sought for online survey: Australia, New Zealand and China relations and the impact on education

Last weeks! (survey closes 30 August 2022) As a research collective located across universities in Australia, New Zealand, China, and Hong Kong, we would like to invite you to participate in our online survey: Australia, New Zealand and China relations and the impact on education. The aim of this 20-minute survey is to capture the impact of recent geopolitical relations between…

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Publication announcement

Zhang, Y., and Gao, X. (eds.) (2021). Frontiers of L2 Chinese Language Education: A Global Perspective. Routledge. Over the past four decades, learning Chinese as a second language has transformed from individual small-scale endeavors to organized mass studies worldwide. In a fast-changing world, the field of L2 Chinese language education is confronted by unprecedented challenges and opportunities. This book presents…

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Inaugural National Conference for Spanish Teachers of all Levels

Please see below details regarding the first national conference for Spanish teachers of all levels. "I Congreso Nacional de Enseñanza de Español de Australia 2022. El español en Australia: retos, desafíos y oportunidades" event link 19 y 20 de noviembre Universidad de New South Wales (UNSW)

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Job Vacancy – Italian Studies

Associate Professor/Professor - European Languages (Italian Studies)Location: Monash University, Clayton campusEmployment Type: Full-timeDuration: Continuing appointmentThe European Languages - Italian program within the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University seeks to fill a continuing position at Level D or Level E, by an academic who has a dynamic research and teaching profile.As the successful candidate, you will take a leadership role…

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Job Vacancy – Greek Studies

The Department of Media, Communications, Creative Arts, Language and Literature (MCCALL) at Macquarie University is seeking to appoint a highly qualified teaching-intensive academic as Lecturer (Level B) in Modern Greek Studies. The successful candidate will have a strong track record of teaching excellence, leadership and community engagement in Modern Greek Studies. The successful applicant will be expected to: develop and convene units in…

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Online Seminar – Student Motivation (Japanese)

Student Motivations: Why Japanese at the intermediate and advanced levels? This seminar will present the initial findings of the “Student Motivations”  project, supported by Sakura Network and Japan Foundation, Sydney. This project is an ongoing investigation into who as of 2021 was studying Japanese at intermediate and advanced levels in Australian universities, and their motivations for continuing.In the wake of ongoing…

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Online symposium

You’re warmly invited to an online symposium entitled "Key Issues in Language and Development: Focus on Asia", which will take place on 9 May (6pm AEST) and will be of interest to those working on language policy.Language is a central element of social, political and economic development. The purpose of this symposium is to bring together scholars who work on…

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