Michelle Kohler


Languages teaching and learning: change in context

The purpose of the project was to examine teaching and learning practice in ways that are sensitive to the needs and nature of the school and program context.

The current state of Indonesian language education in Australian schools

Australia’s past, present and future is inextricably tied with that of Indonesia. As two culturally different societies sharing borders, history, interconnected peoples and common current challenges that demand close collaboration to resolve, Australia’s relationship with Indonesia is both unique and complex. Among most Australians, however...

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...

Review of languages retention from the middle years to the senior years of schooling

This document reports on the ‘Review of Languages Retention from the Middle Years to the Senior Years of Schooling’ undertaken for the South Australian Department for Education and Child Development by a team of researchers at the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures at the...

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...