Developing English language and intercultural learning capabilities - Case study 1: the English language project
Global mobility has dramatically changed the demographic profile of universities in predominantly English-speaking countries. Many international students choose study abroad opportunities in countries such as Australia where there are also many local students with diverse linguistic backgrounds. However, the plurality of languages, cultures and knowledge...
Developing English language and intercultural learning capabilities - Case study 2: the intercultural learning project
An increasing number of international students are studying in higher education in English-speaking countries, and many local students come from backgrounds where English is not their primary language. This is significant when we consider that as graduates, these students will be required to live, communicate...
Investigating pedagogies for language-and-culture learning
The purpose of this paper is to outline the relationships between: · The Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) South Australian policy framework for Teaching and Learning, the Teaching for Effective Learning (TfEL) Framework ·The Australian Curriculum: Languages ·The Shape of the Australian Curriculum...
Maximising intensivity and continuity in language learning
The goal of the three-year project entitled Maximising Intensivity and Continuity in Language Learning: Developing, Implementing and Evaluating Models of Provision was to pilot three models of provision of languages education in South Australian schools in order to better understand and offer sustainable and innovative...
Engaging with diversity: a case study of the intercultural experiences of Muslim and non-Muslim students in an Australian school
This case study has explored how Muslim and non-Muslim students, school leadership, counsellors, teachers and parents reflect on, interpret and manage the experience of engagement and exchange in the context of a Catholic girls' high school (Years 8 to 12) in South Australia.