Power of 2

Did you know?

The country with the most official languages is the Republic of South Africa with 11.  These are: English, Afrikaans, isiZulu, isiXhosa, Sesotho, Setswana, Sepedi, Xitsonga, siSwati, isiNdebele and Tshivenda.

Notable quote

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. – Aristotle

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Spotlight

The Case for Engagement with Asia

On 29 September, 2017 in Sydney, Shadow Treasurer The Hon Chris Bowen MP delivered a major address to Asia Society Australia in which he made a comprehensive case for re-energising and upgrading Australia's engagement with Asia.

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Events

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is a film-lover's paradise.  Established in 1952, MIFF is one of the oldest film festivals in the world and the most significant screen event in Australia. An iconic Melbourne event, the festival takes place annually in the heart of the city, presenting an acclaimed screening program alongside industry and celebratory events.

Dates and times
02/08/2018 to 19/08/2018

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Language Matters

Multilingual learners doing better in US schools than previously thought

Between 2003 to 2015, multilingual students showed two to three times more progress in reading and math than students who speak English only. With this progress, the achievement gaps between multilingual students and their peers have narrowed substantially.

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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 4

Project Extend 2017 - Term 3



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