Languages in Australian Schools

Languages in Australian Schools

In days gone by French was the dominant foreign language taught in Australian schools. After all it was the official ‘diplomatic language’ and thus on all our passports.

As time progressed and immigration increased we saw Italian emerge. German came back as people became more detached from WW2 and re-embraced the heritage resulting from large 19th century influxes of Germans to South Australia. Likewise as Japan increased its importance as a trading partner Japanese became a leader in popularity, helped along by introducing Japanese as an option at primary schools. … Read more

Lyon Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie – Museum to French Cuisine

Lyon has the reputation of being a centre for French cuisine. Part of the cultural experience of France is food! Many of our school group tours incorporate some visit to something cuisine related. Some schools will incorporate a practical cooking … Read more

Even in a modern world old fashioned human assistance wins the race!

During the recent school holidays we had 2 incidents where flight plans came unstuck due to, one being weather and the second was actually a strike by American Airlines at L.A. Airport! A Community Development group returning from Dili was … Read more

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