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About Us

    Ethnic Schools Association of Victoria (ESAV) represents over 200 community languages schools in Victoria Community Languages Schools provide quality languages educational and cultural maintenance programs to over ? 36,000 students -(100,000 students nationally) a in a range of 55 languages in Victoria They are complementary providers of language education in mainstream schools.

    Mainstream schools, community languages school and the Saturday School of Languages provide Victoria with a very important asset. This asset is transferred into all walks of life and benefits all Australians.

    THE ESAV
    • Strives to promote languages education through community languages program
    • Represents community languages schools on Government Boards and committees such as MACLEM Advocates on behalf of community languages schools in Victoria
    • Coordinates their activity and works closely with the MACLEM ? DE&T to ensure schools provide quality programs which are aligned with curriculum and standards frameworks
    • The ESAV is currently working in cooperation with Community Languages Australia to enhance national coordination of community languages schools and develop national quality control frameworks


    Why should my school become a member of the ESAV
    • Support for your activity
    • Opportunities to improve quality educational programs
    • Increased educational opportunities
    • Representation before Government
    • Improved prospects for increased funding campaigns
    • Opportunity to have a say on Government policy
    • Enhances community building capacity
    • Coordination of language specific groups
    • Coordinated Professional development
    • Opportunity to meet a wide a range community groups

    The profile of community languages schools in Victoria is enhanced a through a strong, focused and active Association.

    The ESAV provides you, your school, your teachers, parents and students and opportunity to participate in many activities that enhance linguistic and cultural maintenance

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A language school for my child
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Parent Complaint Form
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Language Resource
Grants/Accreditation Information
Statistical Data
Language Total Schools Total Students
Chinese 27 15,366
Greek 36 6,384
Vietnamese 15 5,916
Arabic 18 2,865
Sinhalaala 6 1,108
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Activity Calendar
 

Jul
23
Mon

Professional Development:
VCE Study Design for Victorian Second Languages

Co.As.IT, Italian Centre, Carlton at 6.00pm

July
08
Sun

2018 Victorian Community Language Schools Conference

Storey Hall, RMIT

May
16
Thu

Professional Development:
Incorporating speaking in the language lesson

Co.As.IT, Italian Centre, Carlton at 6.00pm

May
03
Thu

Professional Development:
Speaking skills: debating

Co.As.IT, Italian Centre, Carlton at 6.00pm

May
01
Tue

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology Ph1&2 Vietnamese

VU Uni, Footscary Campus

Apr
20
Fri

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology Course Chinese Ph2

RMIT Uni, City Campus

Apr
18
Wed

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology Course English Ph1

RMIT Uni, City Campus

Apr
18
Wed

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology Course Chinese Ph1

RMIT Uni, City Campus

Apr
18
Wed

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology F - Yr 10 Course

Monash Uni, Clayton Campus

Apr
16
Sun

First Aid Level 2 Training

Co.As.It, Carlton

Apr
16
Sun

CPR First Aid Level Training

Co.As.It, Carlton

Apr
16
Sun

Anaphylaxis Training

Co.As.It, Carlton

Apr
16
Sun

Asthma Training

Co.As.It, Carlton

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