Asia Education Foundation

Asia Education Foundation (AEF)
enables educators to develop Asia literate young Australians. We support teachers, principals, education leaders and school communities to implement the Australian Curriculum cross-curriculum priority of Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia.

Learn more about what AEF can offer you and your school:

Chinese language blocks 

Apps, games, stories, songs and more to support the teaching of Chinese.

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Register or express your interest in study programmes to Asia in April 2015.

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Learn what an Asia-focused Mathematics curriculum looks like and access resources, links and more.

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The latest edition looks at in-country immersion programmes for pre-service and practising teachers.

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30 Jan 2015

School extends Mandarin lessons to Year 3

Cairns Post

28 Jan 2015

Japan education pushing Jason Davidson in front for Socceroos start

Canberra Times

26 Jan 2014

An adventure of a multilinguist 27 Jan

The Jakarta Post

26 Jan 2014

Advice for raising bilingual kids

SBS News

22 Jan 2015

Gyaru: An exploration of femininity in contemporary Japanese pop culture


20 Jan 2015

Boom in Asian tourism to help Australian businesses

Beaudesert Times

19 Jan 2014

Australians taking sides in the Asian Cup, but for which team?

Australasian Science

14 Jan 2015

Twin takes on a 20th century classic

Asia Society

13 Jan 2015

NSW, Gujarat sign agreement to strengthen relations

The Indian Sub-Continent Times

12 Jan 2015

Mala Mehta wins Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

Indian Link

11 Jan 2015

Indonesian insight for ag students

North Queensland Register

07 Jan 2015

Students to build Asian ties with new Colombo Plan scholarships

The Age

07 Jan 2015

Seeing China in 2014: 52 stories, one image at a time

Asia Society: China File

06 Jan 2015

Successful end to school

In my Community

19 Dec 2014

Pupils relish exchange

The McIvor Times

17 Dec 2014

Japanese Beginners a breeze for student who tops HSC course in NSW

News Local

16 Dec 2014

Students trifle with Aussie culture


12 Dec 2014

Indonesians learn from Armidale experience

Armidale Express

10 Dec 2014

UWA Confucius Institute wins global award

University of Western Australia

10 Dec 2014

Look who's talking: Indonesian in Australia 11 Dec

The Conversation

10 Dec 2014

Languages on the up in primary schools

Neos Kosmos

09 Dec 2014

New programme to boost NT teacher numbers

Charles Darwin University

4 Dec 2014

Sharing culture over bread

Catholic Education Office Sydney

4 Dec 2014

Volunteers a voice for diaspora communities

ABC Radio Australia

2 Dec 2014

Tasmanian year 5 student named Australian Young Historian of the Year

The Department of Education Media Centre

1 Dec 2014

Last chance for businesses to expand into Asia: PwC


28 Nov 2014

Art transcends time

Indian Link

25 Nov 2014

Hello Asia! Japanese film festival interview

The AU Review

24 Nov 2014

Showing the world with language

Southern Weekly

24 Nov 2014

Sister city relationships go from strength to strength

Daily Liberal

24 Nov 2014

‘Chalk and talk’ teaching might be the best way after all

The Conversation

20 Nov 2014

Incomparable Confucius classroom

Star Community

18 Nov 2014

Australia and China after their FTA

East Asia Forum

18 Nov 2014

Never too young to learn Indonesian

Blue Mountains Gazette

18 Nov 2014

'Lost' languages get ingrained in brain

Big News Network

17 Nov 2014

Tony Abbot seals free trade deal with Beijing

Canberra Times

14 Nov 2014

Culture is the challenge in Asia but language is a vital key

ANZ Blue Notes

14 Nov 2014

Primary school student to meet Indian prime minister

The Daily Advertiser

13 Nov 2014

Townsville preschoolers to receive Arabic lessons

Townsville Bulletin

13 Nov 2014

Western Sydney students connect to culture at language school

Rouse Hill Courier

13 Nov 2014

Learning a new language could sharpen your brain

Big News Network

12 Nov 2014

Interview: Pakistan's First Woman Cartoonist Shapes Young Minds, and Society

Asia Society

10 Nov 2014

Shepparton childcare centre chosen for language programme

Shepparton News

8 Nov 2014

ACT Scout clubs foster children's native languages

ACT News

8 Nov 2014

Preschools will teach a second language through play-based learning

Yahoo!7 News

7 Nov 2014

Warrnambool City Council's links to China offer more than friendship

The Standard

6 Nov 2014

Overnewton college takes bold steps in Mandarin

Brimbank & Northwest Star Weekly

5 Nov 2014

Melbourne's Malthouse Theatre premiers 'The Good Person of Szechuan' in Beijing

Arts News

5 Nov 2014

NT push to win minds in China for education

NT News

4 Nov 2014

NSW student embraces Japan

Blue Mountains Gazette

3 Nov 2014

Google announces Hindi-language website

Big News Network

31 Oct 2014

Using Japanese and real-world science to inspire student learning


30 Oct 2014

Language classes for all kids

PSnews Online

30 Oct 2014

Scots College students take China business tour

Financial Review

29 Oct 2014

48 more Victorians offered Hamer scholarships

Premier of Victoria

29 Oct 2014

MADD talent showcase at Bega High School

Bega District News

15 Oct 2014

Indonesian program provides golden opportunities

NT News

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