|Area of Study||Type of Course||Level of Study|
|Course||Indonesian Language Refresher Program|
|Partner Faculty||Faculty of Arts, Asia Institute|
|Background||The University of Melbourne’s Asia Institute, in collaboration with the Department of Education and Training (Vic) is delighted to offer a winter holiday refresher program for teachers of Indonesian language. The program is open to both primary and secondary teachers, and will be taught comprehensively over six days at the Parkville campus.|
Led by Dr Michael Ewing, the aim of the Indonesian Language Refresher Program is to provide teachers of Indonesian with the opportunity to practise and improve their language skills, increasing language proficiency and confidence to participate readily in Indonesian interactions in and out of the classroom.
The key objectives of the Indonesian Language Refresher Program are to enhance participants’ capacity to:
|Delivery Mode||Face to face|
|Who Should Apply||Primary and secondary school teachers of Indonesian in Victorian government schools|
Acceptance into the program by the Department of Education and Training (Vic) |
Completion of on-line assessment of language proficiency
|Application Process||3 May 2016: Applications open |
27 May 2016: Applications close
3 June 2016: Confirmation of course participation sent to all successful applicants.
|Academic and Teaching Team||
The teaching team will be lead by Dr Michael Ewing, who has taught in the Indonesian Language and Studies program at the University of Melbourne for over twenty years. Michael has lived, worked and studied in Indonesia for more than nine years. Most recently he spent a semester in Bandung researching
the contemporary language of Indonesian youth. He holds an MA in Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching from the University of Hawaii and a PhD in Linguistics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. |
The teaching team will include highly experienced Indonesian language teachers and academics from the University of Melbourne with expertise in areas such as Indonesian media, society, politics and culture.
|Delivery Dates and Times|
|Inclusions||Morning tea and afternoon tea included and course materials|
|Additional Information||A participant from a school which is 100kms or more from The University of Melbourne can apply for a grant of $150 per day for each workshop day that the participant attends. This grant subsidises costs associated with accommodation, breakfast, travel and parking.|
Pamela Salvo |
Program Administrator, Teaching and Learning
T: +61 3 9810 3143
F: +61 3 9810 3315