Professional learning, student activities and resources
Indonesian Language Immersion Workshop
Primary and secondary teachers of Indonesian are invited to attend a residential language immersion program.
Identity & Literature in Indonesia
Indonesia has a rich literary heritage, ranging from the ancient epics, through to the modernist classics of 20th century to today's increasingly diverse literary experimentations. The lines between art, literature, and identity politics have often been blurred.
In this workshops, teachers will delve into the exciting world of Indonesian literature, taking a look at a variety of authors and their works, from poetry and short stories to novels and plays. There will be interactive activities designed to develop your Indonesian language skills and plenty of opportunities to experiment with your own literary talents.
Dates: 11-13 October 2019
Location: Rye Hotel, Mornington Peninsula
For more information and to register, click here.
language teacher training scholarships
A number of
Language Teacher Training Scholarships are available for Indonesian language
teachers who are currently employed in Victorian Government mainstream schools
to undertake a Languages Methodology course.
have a major in the language or a Statement of Equivalence as well as a
Victorian Institute of Teaching registration. Teachers without a language major
can obtain a Statement of Equivalence from a Victorian university to verify
that the knowledge and competence in the language meets the standard of a major
study in the language.
information and to apply, contact the Languages Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org
Two Very Silly Orangutans – A highly engaging Indonesian literacy-rich unit for Foundation to Level 2. The unit caters for all students including students from an EAL background – making mixed ability classrooms really work. This new literacy-based resource for Indonesian has been aligned to the Victorian Curriculum and demonstrates how learning a second language can support literacy, language and numeracy acquisition across languages.
Victorian Curriculum Indonesian contains information and resources to support implementation of Victorian Curriculum Indonesian including the Rationale and Aims, Structure, Scope and Sequence and Resources which provide links to the Victorian Curriculum F-10 Resources and Support and Curriculum Planning Resources
Approaches to languages education - information about the types of languages programs in Victorian schools.
The FUSE digital resource has a range of resources for Indonesian, including:
For more information, see
Languages Online - developed by the State of Victoria (Department of Education and Training) offering free interactive resources for Languages teachers and students
Language Learning Space - web-based platform offering resources and services to support teachers and students in Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese language classrooms
Buku Sekolah Elektronik is a website of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia which provides electronic Indonesian school books for primary to junior high school students. These resources provide authentic language and cultural information to support the teaching and learning of Indonesian.
Asia Education Foundation-Languages - generic and language-specific Australian Curriculum information, links and resources to support teachers and school leaders
Indonesian reader - multimedia Indonesian reader resource comprises 30 passages
Go Indonesia! - developed for use by students in the classroom or at home during their middle years of schooling.
SEAsite Indonesia – free interactive language lessons and cultural content
Indonesian online – the Indonesian Language Program at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa provides free lesson access to an online Indonesian language beginner’s course
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