Language teachers please note

Board of Studies NSW – Consultation on Review of Languages Education in NSW

Thursday, 31 October 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EST)

Hornsby Girls High School

Edgeworth David Avenue
Hornsby,  NSW  2077


Principals/nominee and languages teacher/s are invited to attend

This event provides an opportunity for consultation on the Board of Studies NSW’s six proposals for a broader, more inclusive languages education as  detailed in the Learning Through Languages  Consultation Paper and Reference Paper and available from

Participants are requested to engage with the documents prior to attending the consultation meeting.

The  meeting will run for approximately 90 minutes and will be conducted by Board officers ”“ the Languages Inspector or Senior Curriculum Officer (Languages) and a Policy Officer. A Board Liaison Officer will also attend.

The meeting will commence with a 20 minute presentation by the Board officers. Attendees will then participate in small group discussion and provide feedback to be captured on the each of the six proposals (to mirror the online survey format). A short plenary session will then be conducted.

After attending the consultation, participants may complete the online survey if they wish that their specific views are accurately captured,

For  NSW Institute of Teachers accredited teachers, the consultation can contribute to Teacher-identified additional hours.

Refreshments will be provided.

If you require further information, please contact Ms Denise Wright, Board of Studies Liaison Officer on or (02) 9367 8311.

Any questions about the Languages Review itself may be directed  or Ms Jill Heinrich, Chief Policy Officer, on (02) 9367 8189.


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