MLTA ACT Events

Current and Future Events

Dates for events in 2018 are listed below. Events are listed in date order with the next scheduled event at the top.

For past events, see Recent Events for events of last year and earlier this year and Previous Events for events prior to last year.

Date and time Event Venue
February 2018
Wednesday 7 February 2018 Final day for student enrolments with Canberra Academy of Languages Via email, see CAL website
Saturday 17 February 2018 Metacognition and Language Skills with Dr Gianfranco Conti – sequel to 2017 workshop
Cost $140 to MLTA ACT members, $230 to non-members
Registration via trybooking.com
Registrations close 9 February 2017
Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning (HBCTL), Stirling
March 2018
Thursday 1 March 2018, 1730 Meet and Greet The Loft at The Duxton, O'Connor
Thursday 22 March 2018 Ready?Set?Go/Plan! Workshop Venue tba
Friday 23 March 2018, 1630 MLTA Annual General Meeting (AGM) Telopea Park School, New South Wales Crescent, Barton
Saturday 24 March 2018 Ready?Set?Assess! Workshop Hedley Beare Centre for Teacing and Learning (HBCTL), 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling

Recent events

Events are listed in date order with most recent events at the bottom.
These are recent events in the current year and those in the last calendar year.

Date and time Event Venue
January 2017
Tuesday 17 January 2017 at 1700 Canberra Academy of Languages Launch (rsvp:info@cal.act.edu.au by COB 9 January 2017) CMAG
February 2017
Saturday 4 February 2017, 0900–1100 Versailles: Treasures from the palace – professional learning session
RSVP: education@nga.gov.au
National Gallery of Australia
Thursday 16 February 2017 French Network meeting Alliance Française
Thursday 23 February 2017 at 1730 for 1800 Meet and Greet – MLTA ACT The Loft (upper level, The Duxton, O'Connor shops)
March 2017
Monday 6 March 2017 from 1530 to 1700 Intext Book Company display of books and resources for MLTA members with Jillian Symons, all languages Telopea Park School
Friday 17 March 2017 Patji Dawes Award - nominate your inspiring languages teacher Via email
Sunday 19 March 2017 Languages Potluck Lunch Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, Civic Square
Thursday 23 March 2017 at 1630 AGM – MLTA ACT Telopea Park School
Saturday 25 March 2017 from 1100 to 1600 Connect and Participate (CAP) Expo Kingston Bus Deport Markets, Stall 39, downstairs
Note: this is an update from the originally advertised stall location
Saturday 25 March 2017 from 1100 to 1600 Connect and Participate (CAP) Expo Kingston Bus Deport Markets, Stall 39, downstairs
Note: this is an update from the originally advertised stall location
March 2017
Friday 31 March 2017 at 1630 Alliance Française Canberra open day Alliance Française, 66 McCaughey Street, Turner
April 2017
Wednesday 5 April 2017 at 0845 to 1000 Professional Association and Professional Learning Expo ACU
Wednesday 26 April 2017 at 1700 AFMLTA International Language Conference Scholarship
Deadline for applications
For details, see the MLTA News page
Email Annemarie.Power@ed.act.edu.au
May 2017
Friday 5 May 2017 at 1700 for 1730 to 1830 TeachMeet and dinner – MLTA ACT
RSVP via Google form – see News page
Followed by dinner for those who can stay
Dickson Tradies
Monday 8 May 2017 to Thursday 11 May 2017 Language Perfect webinars for teachers Information and registration via link at left
Thursday 11 May 2017 1530 – 1730 French Network meeting
RSVP via Professional Learning & Events Calendar
Alliance Française de Canberra, 66 McCaughey Street, Turner
Monday 15 May 2017 to Thursday 25 May 2017 Language Perfect World Championships Information and registration via link at left
Monday 22 May 2017 at 1615 ANU Language Teaching Forum: Learning from Language Apps – Dr Peter Friedlander – see also News page Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
1700 (5 pm) Thursday 8 June 2017, 1600 to 1800 Australia � multicultural but monolingual: presentation by Misty Adoniou
RSVP to lynden.lawton@ed.act.edu.au
Room 11, West Wing, Yarralumla Primary School
1700 (5 pm) Friday 9 June 2017 Extra round in call for applications for the 2013 AFMLTA Conference Scholarship for 2017 Application via the online form
July 2017
Thursday 6 July to Saturday 8 July 2017 21st AFMLTA International Languages Conference Bond University, Gold Coast (HBCTL)
Saturday 22 July 2017 Workshop with Joe Dale – Multimedia for language teachers Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching & Learning (HBCTL)
Monday 24 July 2017 ANU Language Teaching Forum: Variations on cultural themes: creating multi-level resources for the adult learner – Gabrielle Quadraccia Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
Monday 31 July 2017 Assessment of Languages Competence (ALC) closing date for registrations Online with ACER
August 2017
Thursday 4 August 2017 French Teachers' Network meeting Alliance Française
Monday 7 August 2017 ANU Language Teaching Forum: Training Language Experts in Translation in a Transferability Perspective (refreshments provided) – Mirella Agorni Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
Saturday 12 August 2017, 0830 to 1330 Mini-Conference – MLTA ACT
Ian Perry: TCI (Teaching with Comprehensible Input)
HBCTL
Saturday 19 August 2017, 0900 to 1600 COACTEA workshop with Dr Phillip Cam and Daniel Smith
Building Collaborative Communities of Philosophical Inquiry
ACU Watson
Monday 28 August 2017 ANU Language Teaching Forum: Using Technology to teach translation – Shengyu Fan, Grazia Scotellaro Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
September 2017
Thursday 14 September 2017, 1800 to 1900 Canberra Academy of Languages information evening
Please rsvp info@cal.act.edu.au, preferably by COB 12 September
Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG), 176 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601
COB Friday 22 September 2017 Closing date for applications: 2017 Fiona Arthur Language Teaching Award Via Google form
Monday 25 to Thursday 28 September 2017 Japan Foundation Intensive Seminar for primary teachers and pre-service teachers
Participation is free; applications close Monday 31 July 2017
Japan Foundation, Sydney
October 2017
Friday 6 October 2017, 0900 to 1630 Second Language Pronuncation Teaching and Learning WorkshopBaldessin Building (Building 110), Ellery Cresent, ANU
Thursday 12 October 2017, 1530 to 1730 Australian Curriculum K-10 Term 4 Workshop – Languages Focus
Unpacking achievement standards and levels of performance
Two hours of TQI accreditation
Registration via PLEC
HBCTL
Saturday 14 October 2017, 0830 for 0900 to 1530 Neurolinguistics and Language Learning with internationally renowned educator Dr Gianfranco Conti
This seminar replaces the Teachmeet event that was originally scheduled for 20 October.
This workshop has five hours of accreditation with TQI.
Registration via Trybooking form, $160 MLTA ACT Inc. members, $240 non-members
Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning (HBCTL) in Stirling
Saturday 21 October 2017, 1000 to 1400 Community Language Schools Open Day Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC)
Flemington Rd & Northbourne Avenue, Mitchell ACT 2602
Saturday 21 October 2017, 1000 to 1615 National Conference for Australian Teachers of Italian - 'L'Italiano al cinema l'Italiano nel cinema'
Registrations close on 13 October. Please refer to the flier for details.
Embassy of Italy, 12 Grey Street, Deakin, ACT
Monday 23 October 2017, 1615 – 1715 ANU Language Teaching Forum with Dr Gabriele Schmidt
The L2 Motivation of International Students Learning a European Language in Australia
Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
Saturday 28 October 2017, 1100-1300 ACT Bilingual Education Alliance Potluck lunch and networking event Deakin Preschool
November 2017
Saturday 18 November 2017, 1030-1600 Korea Day 2017, Canberra Festival 113 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla, ACT 2600
Sunday 19 November 2017, 0930-1230 Australian School of Contemporary Chinese Annual Concert
To reserve a place, contact Dr Fuxin Li, 0419 541336
Great Hall, Lake Ginninderra College (UCSSCLG)

Previous events

For events from 2010 to 2016, see the pdf list of previous events.

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