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Dates for events in 2017 are listed below. Events are listed in date order with the next scheduled event at the top.

For past events, see Recent Events for events of last year and earlier this year and Previous Events for events prior to last year.

Date and time Event Venue
July 2017
Thursday 6 July to Saturday 8 July 2017 21st AFMLTA International Languages Conference Bond University, Gold Coast (HBCTL)
Saturday 22 July 2017 Workshop with Joe Dale – Multimedia for language teachers Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching & Learning (HBCTL)
Monday 24 July 2017 ANU Language Teaching Forum: Variations on cultural themes: creating multi-level resources for the adult learner – Gabrielle Quadraccia Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
Monday 31 July 2017 Assessment of Languages Competence (ALC) closing date for registrations Online with ACER
August 2017
Saturday 12 August 2017 Mini-Conference – MLTA ACT
Ian Perry: TCI (Teaching with Comprehensible Input)
HBCTL
Saturday 19 August 2017, 0900 to 1600 COACTEA workshop with Dr Phillip Cam and Daniel Smith
Building Collaborative Communities of Philosophical Inquiry
ACU Watson
Monday 28 August 2017 ANU Language Teaching Forum: Using Technology to teach translation – Shengyu Fan, Grazia Scotellaro Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
September 2017
COB Friday 22 September 2017 Closing date for applications: 2017 Fiona Arthur Language Teaching Award Via Google form
Monday 25 to Thursday 28 September 2017 Japan Foundation Intensive Seminar for primary teachers and pre-service teachers
Participation is free; applications close Monday 31 July 2017
Japan Foundation, Sydney
October 2017
Friday 20 October 2017 TeachMeet and dinner – MLTA ACT Venue tba

Recent events

Events are listed in date order with most recent events at the bottom.
These are recent events in the current year and those in the last calendar year.

January 2017
Tuesday 17 January 2017 at 1700 Canberra Academy of Languages Launch (rsvp:info@cal.act.edu.au by COB 9 January 2017) CMAG
February 2017
Saturday 4 February 2017, 0900–1100 Versailles: Treasures from the palace – professional learning session
RSVP: education@nga.gov.au
National Gallery of Australia
Thursday 16 February 2017 French Network meeting Alliance Française
Thursday 23 February 2017 at 1730 for 1800 Meet and Greet – MLTA ACT The Loft (upper level, The Duxton, O'Connor shops)
March 2017
Monday 6 March 2017 from 1530 to 1700 Intext Book Company display of books and resources for MLTA members with Jillian Symons, all languages Telopea Park School
Friday 17 March 2017 Patji Dawes Award - nominate your inspiring languages teacher Via email
Sunday 19 March 2017 Languages Potluck Lunch Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, Civic Square
Thursday 23 March 2017 at 1630 AGM – MLTA ACT Telopea Park School
Saturday 25 March 2017 from 1100 to 1600 Connect and Participate (CAP) Expo Kingston Bus Deport Markets, Stall 39, downstairs
Note: this is an update from the originally advertised stall location
Saturday 25 March 2017 from 1100 to 1600 Connect and Participate (CAP) Expo Kingston Bus Deport Markets, Stall 39, downstairs
Note: this is an update from the originally advertised stall location
March 2017
Friday 31 March 2017 at 1630 Alliance Française Canberra open day Alliance Française, 66 McCaughey Street, Turner
April 2017
Wednesday 5 April 2017 at 0845 to 1000 Professional Association and Professional Learning Expo ACU
Wednesday 26 April 2017 at 1700 AFMLTA International Language Conference Scholarship
Deadline for applications
For details, see the MLTA News page
Email Annemarie.Power@ed.act.edu.au
May 2017
Friday 5 May 2017 at 1700 for 1730 to 1830 TeachMeet and dinner – MLTA ACT
RSVP via Google form – see News page
Followed by dinner for those who can stay
Dickson Tradies
Monday 8 May 2017 to Thursday 11 May 2017 Language Perfect webinars for teachers Information and registration via link at left
Thursday 11 May 2017 1530 – 1730 French Network meeting
RSVP via Professional Learning & Events Calendar
Alliance Française de Canberra, 66 McCaughey Street, Turner
Monday 15 May 2017 to Thursday 25 May 2017 Language Perfect World Championships Information and registration via link at left
Monday 22 May 2017 at 1615 ANU Language Teaching Forum: Learning from Language Apps – Dr Peter Friedlander – see also News page Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
June 2017
1700 (5 pm) Thursday 8 June 2017, 1600 to 1800 Australia – multicultural but monolingual: presentation by Misty Adoniou
RSVP to lynden.lawton@ed.act.edu.au
Room 11, West Wing, Yarralumla Primary School
1700 (5 pm) Friday 9 June 2017 Extra round in call for applications for the 2013 AFMLTA Conference Scholarship for 2017 Application via the online form

Previous events

Events are listed in date order with most recent events at the bottom.
These are events in years prior to the last calendar year.

Date and time Event Venue
May 2010
Sunday 16 May 2010, 11:00 to 13:00Multilingual Barbecue for families raising children to speak more than one language (for details see publications above) Haig Park, Masson Street, Turner (next to Scout Hall)
Thursday 20 May 2010 Closing date for submissions to MLTA President on Professional Standards Electronic or print
Thursday 26 May 2010, 18:30 WEEK 4 EVENT: MLTA ACT Mini AGM and Dinner Mecca Bah, 25-29 Flinders Way, Manuka (TBC)
Friday 21 May 2010, 12:30-16:30 Professional Standards Project Stream C workshop (see publications above) CTL
June 2010
Wednesday 9 June 2010, 12:30-16:30 Professional Standards Project Stream C workshop (see publications above) CTL
Wednesday 9 June 2010, 12:30-16:30 Professional Standards Project Stream C workshop (see publications above) CTL
July 2010
Thursday-Sunday 9-12 July 2015 AFMLTA Conference – more details see News page Parkville Campus, University of Melbourne
July 2010 School holidays 3 July to 19 July  
Sun 4 - Wed 7 July 2010 NZALT Conference Queenstown NZ
August 2010
August 2010, date TBA Endeavour Fellowship applications  
Friday 13 August 2010,3:30 pm WEEK 4 EVENT: Cocktail with Tony Liddicoat Venue CTL
September 2010
September 2010 FIPLV Scholarship applications  
Saturday 18 September 2010, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm Emotionally Intelligent Teaching and Parenting ACU
September 2010 School holidays 24 September to 11 October  
October 2010
Saturday 9 October 2010, 10 am to 4 pm Managing Challenging Behaviours ACU
Monday 25 October 2010, 6 pm to 7:15 pm Story Night in German, three stories, three German story tellers, one enchanting evening for children 1-10 yrs German Australian Playschool, Pfadfinder Scout Hall, Haig Park, Masson Street, Turner
Wednesday 27 October 2010, 9 am to 3:30 pm AITSL Forum for professional teaching bodies on National Professional Standards for Teachers (MLTA to provide a delegate) ACU, Room S3
Sunday 31 October 2010,11 am to 2 pm ACTBEA Languages Potluck Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, 2nd Floor, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Canberra City
November 2010
Saturday 6 November 2010, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm MLTA ACT Conference ACU
Saturday 27 November 2010, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm Web 2.0 Tools workshop at ACU - Flier - Registration form ACU
December 2010
17 December 2010 Last day of Term 4  
February 2011
Thursday 24 February 2011, 4.15 pm Meet and greet (4.15 pm) followed by AGM (4.45) Pavilion on Northbourne
March 2011
Wednesday 16 March 2011, 4 - 6 pm MLTA Executive and Committee meeting HBCTL
Tuesday 29 March 2011, 4 - 6 pm Draft Shape of the National Curriculum: Languages HBCTL
Wednesday 30 March 2011, 4 - 6 pm Draft Shape of the National Curriculum: Languages HBCTL
April 2011
Friday 15 April 2011 Last day of Term 1  
May 2011
Sunday 1 May 2011 Call for papers ALAA- ALANZ Applied Linguistics, closing date 30 May ALAA website at www.alaa.org.au
Monday 2 May 2011 First day of Term 2  
Thursday 26 May 2011 Dinner with guest speaker and AGM, change of constitution L'Unico Ristorante, 27 Kennedy Street, Kingston
Monday 30 May 2011 Closing date for abstracts, ALAA- ALANZ Applied Linguistics See ALAA website at www.alaa.org.au
June 2011
June 2011 FIPLV scholarship open for applications  
July 2011
Wed 6 July 2011 to Sat 9 July 2011 AFMLTA Conference Darwin
Friday 8 July 2011 Last day of Term 2  
Monday 25 July 2011 First day of Term 3  
Wednesday 30 November 2011 Opening day of ALAA/ALANZ Conference UC and ANU
August 2011
August 2011 Endeavour Language Teacher Fellowship Applications  
Saturday 20 August 2011, 8.15 am to 12.30 pm MLTA Conference ACU, Antill Street, Watson
September 2011
Friday 30 September 2011 Last day of Term 3  
October 2011
Monday 17 October 2011 First day of Term 4  
November 2011
Thursday 10 November 2011, 6 pm Week 4 event for Term 4: End of year dinner with guest speaker Harem Turkish Restaurant, Kingston
December 2011
Friday 2 December 2011 Closing day of ALAA/ALANZ Conference UC and ANU
Saturday 3 December 2011 Canberra Languages Education Mini Conference UC and ANU
Friday 18 December 2011 Last day of Term 4 N/A
February 2012
Wednesday 29 February 2012, 4:15 pm MLTA Meet and Greet Party, rsvp to siobhan.lambert@ed.act.edu.au Hotel Kurrajong, Barton
March 2012
Wednesday 14 March 2012, 4 pm MLTA Executive meeting Yarralumla Primary School
May 2012
Wednesday 16 May 2012, 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm MLTA AGM Telopea Park School Conference Room
Wednesday 17 May 2012, 8:30 pm to 3:00 pm PSP Stream C - Assessment, Day 1 HBC, enrolments via Professional Learning and Events Calendar
Tuesday 23 May 2012, 6:30 pm MLTA Dinner with guest speaker Sharon Brissoni on CLIL Harem Turkish Restaurant, Kingston
Wednesday 24 May 2012, 8:30 pm to 4:30 pm PSP Stream C - Assessment, Day 2 HBC, enrolments via Professional Learning and Events Calendar
July 2012
Sunday 1 - Wednesday 4 July 2012 NZALT Conference "V.A.L.U.E.S.", registration $350 before 5 April, then $390 Rotorua, NZ
Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 July 2012 AFMLTA Executive Assembly Melbourne
August 2012
Saturday 18 August 2012, 8:15 am to 12:30 pm Mini Breakfast Conference ACU (Signadou), Antill Street, Watson
Monday 21 August 2012 Performance based on novel "I promessi sposi" by A. Manzoni ANU
November 2012
8 November 2012, 6:16 pm (drinks) to 9 pm End of year dinner with guest speakers Janelle Mahoney and Sarrah Hibberd presenting their findings and ideas from MoRE LEAPS Project (Mentoring and Reflecting: Languages Educators and Professional Standards) - cost only $15 per head, remaining $18 subsidised by MLTA Harem Turkish Restaurant, Green Square, Kingston
8 November 2012 Association for Language Testing and Assessment of Australia and New Zealand (ALTAANZ) pre-conference workshops University of Sydney
9-10 November 2012 Association for Language Testing and Assessment of Australia and New Zealand (ALTAANZ) conference University of Sydney
February 2013
Thursday 28 February 2013, 4 pm to 5:30 pm MLTA ACT Meet and Greet for 2013 Hotel Kurrajong Terrace
March 2013
March 2013 Contact newsletter  
Thursday 21 March 2013 4:15 pm AGM followed by refreshments, see minutes on News page Telopea Park School, Barton
Monday 25 March 2013 FIPLV scholarship applications due  
May 2013
Thursday 23 May 2013 Special Resolution AGM and Networking Dinner Legends Spanish Restaurant, Manuka
Friday 31 May 2013 Census data AFMLTA  
July 2013
Friday 5 July 2013 Pre-conference workshops ANU, Canberra
Friday 5 July 2013 Welcome cocktail National Portrait Gallery
Friday 5 July to Monday 8 July 2013 AFMLTA National Conference Australian National University (ANU)
August 2013
August 2013 Endeavour Language Teacher Fellowship  
Saturday 17 August 2013, 08:30 - 12:30 MLTA ACT Mini Breakfast Conference Room S3, ACU Signadou, Watson
November 2013
November 2013 Contact newsletter  
Thursday 7 November 2013 End of year dinner with guest speakers, RSVP Tuesday 5 November, see News page Harem Turkish Restaurant, Kingston
November 2013
Wednesday 13 November 2013, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm COACTEA event – Teaching for the Future: the classroom as a pathway to global citizenship, RSVP janinewunsch29@gmail.com National Press Club, Barton
February 2014
Thursday 27 February 2014, 4 pm to 5:30 pm MLTA ACT Meet and Greet for 2014 Hotel Realm
March 2014
Monday 17 March 2014 RSVP deadline for MLTA ACT AGM  
Wednesday 19 March 2014, 4:15 pm MLTA ACT 2014 AGM, refreshments provided, agenda here Telopea Park School, Barton
May 2014
Thursday 22 May 2014, 6 pm Term 2 Dinner Harem Turkish Restaurant
June 2014
Monday 2 June 2014, 2 pm to 6 pm Integrating iPads in language teaching Aranda Primary School
August 2014
Saturday 23 August 2014, 6:00 pm MLTA ACT Mini-Conference ACU
November 2014
Thursday 6 November 2014, 6 pm Term 4 dinner – see details on News page Eastlake Football Club, Griffith
Thursday 6 November 2014, 1:30 - 4:30 pm ACARA Languages workshop – see details on News page Hedley Beare Centre, Stirling
February 2015
Thursday 26 February 2015, 4:30 pm for 5 pm start 2015 MLTA ACT Meet and Greet The Loft at the Duxton, O'Connor Shops
March 2015
Tuesday 3 March 2015 BSSS Moderation Day - French teachers requested to bring samples of Responding rubrics Daramalan College
Saturday 14 March 2015, 9 am to 4 pm Australian Curriculum: Languages Professional Learning Program, see details on News page
Register by 2 March
B8, Blackfriars Building, ACU Watson
Thursday 19 March 2015, 5:00pm Close of applications for FIPLV Scholarships Round 1
Five scholarships available for registration fee to attend AFMLTA National Conference in Melbourne
Email - see News page
Thursday 19 March 2015, 4:30pm for 5:00pm start MLTA ACT Inc. AGM
Light refreshments available
Conference Room, Telopea Park School
Monday 23 March 2015 Round 1 FIPLV Scholarship 2015 – results announced  
May 2015
Thursday 21 May 2015 6:00 pm MLTA Networking Dinner and Special AGM Kingston Hotel Restaurant
July 2015
Saturday 25 July 2015, 08:30 sign-on for 09:00 start, 15:15 finish Harnessing Google in the Languages Classroom, with Joe Dale
  • The Joe Dale workshop has TQI accreditation for 5 hours.
  • Note: this workshop is now full.
Daramalan College, Dickson
August 2015
Saturday 15 August 2015 MLTA Inc Annual Mini-Conference and Breakfast
This event has TQI accreditation (3 hours)
ACU Watson - see invitation
November 2015
Thursday 5 November 2015 Dinner event cancelled N/A
February 2016
Thursday 20 February 2016, 09:30-15:30 Developing a Growth Mindset in your Classroom with James Anderson - TQI accredited ACU, Watson
Tuesday 23 February 2016, 4 pm to 5 pm AFMLTA LLS webinar http://connect.vic.edu.au/afmltalls
Recordings of previous webinars are available via lls.edu.au and afmlta.asn.au
Thursday 25 February 2016, 4:30 pm for 5 pm Meet and Greet The Loft, upstairs at Duxton, O'Connor Shops
March 2016
Thursday 24 March 2016, 4 pm for 4:15 pm MLTA AGM
Refreshments will be served at 4 pm
Please consider nominating yourself or colleagues
Telopea Park School
April 2016
Saturday 30 April 2016 Ready?Set?Plan! Workshop
Phase 2 of the Australian Curriculum: Languages Professional Learning Program Workshops
See News page
This now has TQI accreditation
HBCTL, 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling
May 2016
Thursday 12 May 2016
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Term 2 French Network Meeting, register via Professional Learning & Events Calendar
Meeting for all French teachers in ACT, to share resources, ideas and teaching practices
Alliance Francaise
66 McCaughey St, Turner ACT 2612
Thursday 12 May 2016
4 pm to 6 pm
Language Learning Space Professional Learning
For teachers of Japanese, Indonesian and Chinese - Has 2 hours of TQI accreditation
HBCTL
Thursday 19 May 2016 MLTA ACT Inc Term 2 Dinner
Lynden Lawton, Italian Network Leader: Authentic in-class examples of CLIL methodology in Year 3/4 Science classes in Italian
Belconnen Annexe Room, Canberra Labor Club
Chandler Street Belconnen
Saturday 21 May 2016
9 am to 4 pm
French Conference
see Professional Learning & Events Calendar
and the conference program
HBCTL
July 2016
Saturday 23 July 2016 Joe Dale Workshop – BYOD: Smashing Apps & Web Tools
Members $125, Non-members $155
Registration was via Google Form – the workshop is full
This workshop has TQI accreditation
HBCTL
August 2016
Thursday 4 August 2016, 15:30-17:30 French Network Meeting on Cooperative Learning with Jessica Choquet
Enrolments via the Professional Learning and Events Calendar
Alliance Française
Tuesday 9 August 2016, 6.30pm to 8.30pm ACT Languages Policy forum
You are invited to attend either this public forum or the one on Saturday 13 August
Function Room, 2nd Floor, Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre
Register by Friday 5 August, see News page
Saturday 13 August 2016, 8:30 am to 130 pm MLTA ACT Inc. Mini-Conference
  • Presenters: Sharon Brissoni on SIOP® (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Model and Anissa Jones (Google Certified Educator) on Formative and Summative Assessment using GAFE Tools and on Using MyMaps & Tour Builder in the Languages Classroom
  • This event now has 4 hours of TQI accreditation
  • Registration via Google form by 10 August
  • For more details , see the flier and the Conference and News pages
HBCTL
Saturday 13 August 2016, 1:30 pm to 4 pm ACT Languages Policy forum
You are invited to attend either this public forum or the one on Tuesday 9 August
Australian National University, Room 121 on the lower level of the Baldessin Precinct Building (Building 110)
Register by Friday 5 August, see News page
October 2016
Friday 21 October 2016 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm TeachMeet
This will be a free and relaxed professional learning and networking opportunity.
Indulge in some refreshments and relax whilst listening to colleagues present.
Registration via Google form
Dickson Tradies' Club, Rod Driver Room
November 2016
4-5 November 2016 National Symposium on Japanese Language Education – Visible and Valuable Melbourne
December 2016
Friday 9 December 2016 to Monday 17 April 2017 Versailles: Treasures from the palace National Gallery of Australia
Saturday 10 December 2016, 0900–1100 Versailles: Treasures from the palace – professional learning session
RSVP: education@nga.gov.au
National Gallery of Australia
December 2016
Wednesday 14 December 2016 from 1700 to 1800 Canberra Academy of Languages information session Dickson College

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