Power of 2

Did you know?

The longest word in the English language featuring alternating consonants and vowels is Honorificabilitudinitatibus with 27 letters.

Notable quote

If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. – Latin Proverb

A laugh a day


The Victoria- China relationship: built on a thousand hands of friendship

Last week in Beijing Premier Daniel Andrews cemented Victoria's reputation as the Education State, reaching an historic agreement with China’s Ministry of Education to take the education relationship between our two jurisdictions to a whole new level.





Koolin ngargee. Celebrate Aboriginal culture and language during NAIDOC week on the ancestral lands of the Koolin people at Melbourne Gardens.

Royal Botanic Gardens
Alexandra Avenue
Melbourne VIC 3004
Meet at the Visitor Centre


Education Matters

Why learning Chinese should be compulsory in Australian schools

While we all wait with bated breath to see how Asia responds to the prospect of Donald Trump in the White House, some introspection about how well Australia is prepared to fully engage in the Asian Century would be prudent.


Language Matters

The beautiful languages of the people who talk like birds

Their unusual whistled speech may reveal what humanity’s first words sounded like.

If you are ever lucky enough to visit the foothills of the Himalayas, you may hear a remarkable duet ringing through the forest. To the untrained ear, it might sound like musicians warming up a strange instrument. In reality, the enchanting melody is the sound of two lovers talking in a secret, whistled language.


Project Extend

Project Extend is a new BEFA initiative aimed at giving interested students a genuine opportunity to learn a second language.

Project Extend 2017 - Term 1

End of Year Party 2016

Kids Corner