In our monthly online study group, teachers across QLD gather and forge strong bonds with each other while gaining valuable insights from real classroom experiences and cutting-edge language teaching approaches. Our monthly sessions also cover a wide variety of topics tailored to teachers' interests, presented through different formats, including presentations, discussions, lectures and more. 

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Takeshi Onodera

Empowering Asian Language Speakers Symposium

5 July 2024 9:00am4:00pm
The symposium will evaluate the current system for becoming qualified language teachers, address PD needs and training opportunities for teachers of Asian languages, address problems surrounding opportunities for anyone in Australia within the education system for language learning (particularly those with Asian language background), and propose a change to increase the number of qualified teachers in Australian schools.

Japanese Language Teacher Monthly Study Group - May

17 May 2024 3:30pm5:00pm
This session will discuss the application of a theory in Japanese language teaching practice, introducing a communicative activity (ミステリー先生・生徒) that is rooted in a motivation theory called Self-Determination Theory.

Japanese Language Teacher Monthly Study Group - April

19 April 2024 3:00pm4:00pm
This session will discuss Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS), especially how teachers can use stories in teaching Japanese within Australian school contexts.