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Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning in Practice (ILTLP) is a new project commissioned and funded by the Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training under the Australian Government Quality Teacher Programme (AGQTP). It complements a range of national projects being undertaken by the Austrailan Government to support the implememtation of the National Statement and Plan for Languages Education 2005-2008.
The project aims to extend teachers’ understanding of and engagement with Intercultural Language Learning.
The key focus areas for investigation and development are long-term programming and developing assessment processes and ways of describing outcomes of intercultural language learning, as areas that are currently under-represented in both research and practice.
The project is being developed and managed by the Research Centre for Languages and Cultures (RCLC) at the University of South Australia.
Through participation in the ILTLP project teachers and school leaders will:
The project, which runs from July 2006 to December 2007, will be delivered in four phases:
Nationally, this highly collaborative project brings together languages educators from all sectors of education to strengthen intercultural language teaching and learning:
Key Contacts in each state and territory are central to coordinating the local delivery of the ILTLP project.
Teresa de Fazio
Research Centre for Languages and Cultures
The RCLC is located in the School of International Studies, within the Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of South Australia, as a dedicated languages and cultures research centre. The RCLC seeks to contribute proactively to the changing agenda of languages, cultures, and intercultural learning. We aim to achieve this through sustained collaborative research, quality teaching and consultancy, underpinned by an ethical and critical stance. The ILTLP is one of a number of projects with which RCLC is currently engaged.
Angela Scarino Contact details
Tony Liddicoat Contact details
Leo Papademetre Contact details
Michelle Kohler Contact details
Andrew Scrimgeour Contact details
Jim Dellit Contact details
Jonathan Crichton Contact details
Anne-Marie Morgan Contact details
Kate Loechel Contact details
Nives Mercurio Contact details
Chantal Crozet (ANU) Contact details
Jo Carr (QUT) Contact details