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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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ESAV Membership
A language school for my child
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Upcoming events
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 2,702
Sinjala 6 1,108
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Activity Calendar
 

July
1
SAT

2017 Victorian Languages Schools Conference

Storey Hall, RMIT

Aug
21
Mon

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology Course Chinese Ph1

RMIT Uni, City Campus

Aug
22
Tue

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology Course English Ph2

RMIT Uni, City Campus

Aug
25
Fri

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology Course Chinese Ph2

RMIT Uni, City Campus

Sep
07
Thur

Professional Development:
A Global Community of Learners

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

Sep
11
Mon

Professional Development:
How to use snapchat as a teaching tool?

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

Sep
12
Tue

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology Course English Ph2

Victoria Uni, Footscray Campus

Sep
21
Thur

Professional Development:
Interactive activities with a focus on speaking and listening skills

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

Sep
28
Thur

Professional Development:
Create your own handouts and worksheets using Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat Pro

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

Oct
01
Sun

First Aid Level 2 Training

Co.As.It, Carlton

Oct
01
Sun

Anaphylaxis Training

Co.As.It, Carlton

Oct
01
Sun

Asthma Training

Co.As.It, Carlton

Oct
04
Wed

Training Course :
Principal Preparation

Monash Uni, Carlton Campus

Oct
07
Sat

14th National Community Languages Schools Conference

Perth, WA

Oct
12
Thur

Professional Development:
Teaching students with special needs

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

Oct
17
Tue

Training Course :
LOTE Methodology Vietnamese Ph1&2

Victoria Uni, Footscray Campus

Oct
23
Mon

Professional Development:
Classroom management and engagement of students

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

Oct
25
Wed

Professional Development:
Group activities to enhance cooperation and learning opportunities using the curriculum

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

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