MLTA ACT Events

Current and Future Events

Dates for events in 2018 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
August 2018
Monday 13 August 2018
1900 to 2100
Mother Tongue Multilingual Poetry Night Smith's Alternative
Tuesday 14 August 2018
1700 to 1800
ANU Seminar
Speaker: José María Lahoz-Bengoechea, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Resyllabification in Spanish and its impact on spoken word boundary detection
Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
Saturday 18 August 2018
0830 for 0900 start, 1320 finish
MLTA ACT Mini Conference 2018
'Flipped, Formative, Fun!' – TQI accredited (4 hours)
Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning (HBCTL), 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling
October 2018
Friday 5 October 2018 Applications due for the Fiona Arthur Language Teaching Award 2018
See details on the MLTA ACT news page.
Via online form
Thursday 25 October 2018 TCI Mini Workshop Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning (HBCTL), 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling

Recent events

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

Date and time Event Venue
February 2018
Thursday 1 February 2018, 1630 MLTA Committee Meeting HBCTL
Wednesday 7 February 2018 Final day for student enrolments with Canberra Academy of Languages Via email, see CAL website
Saturday 17 February 2018, 0830 to 1530 Metacognition and Language Skills with Dr Gianfranco Conti – sequel to 2017 workshop
Morning tea and lunch provided
Cost $140 to MLTA ACT members, $230 to non-members
Registration via trybooking.com
Registrations close 15 February 2017 (this is an extension from 9 February)
Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning (HBCTL), 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling
Sunday 18 February 2018 Languages Education Information Stall at the National Multicultural Festival with:
  • Canberra Academy of Languages
  • ACT Bilingual Education Alliance
  • Canberra Region Languages Forum
Stall E6 (Sunday only), City Walk, Canberra City
March 2018
Thursday 1 March 2018
1700 for 1730 start
Meet and Greet
Please rsvp for the MLTA Meet and Greet evening if you haven't already done so.
The Loft at The Duxton, O'Connor
Thursday 22 March 2018
1630
MLTA Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Please rsvp for the MLTA AGM if you haven't already done so.
Telopea Park School, New South Wales Crescent, Barton
Friday 23 March 2018
0900 to 1530
Ready?Set?Plan! Workshop
Register by 23 March on AFMLTA website at www.afmlta.asn.au/content/readysetassess
Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning (HBCTL), 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling
Saturday 24 March 2018
0900 to 1530
Ready?Set?Assess! Workshop
Registration on AFMLTA website at www.afmlta.asn.au/content/readysetassess
Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning (HBCTL), 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling
Monday 26 March 2018
1615 to 1715
ANU Language Teaching Forum (AGM)
Speaker: Nguyen Bui, SLLL, CASS, ANU
Networked Professional Learning in Intercultural Language Education: Evidence of Impact
Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
April 2018
Monday 23 April 2018
1615 to 1715
ANU Language Teaching Forum (AGM)
Speaker: Peter Friedlander
Online assessment activities: opportunities and challenges
Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
May 2018
Thursday 3 May 2018
1600 to 1800
Adomania Digital Workshop with Intext & Stephanie Orfila, Director of Digital Projects (“Numérique”) Hachette
Intext would like an RSVP to jillian@intextbook.com.au for catering purposes.
Alliance Française de Canberra, 66 McCaughey Street, Turner
Saturday 12 May 2018
0830 to 1200
Professional learning for teachers of French on Differentiation with Nabila Mazouzi, M Ed, from Alliance Française
This event is TQI accredited
Registration via Professional Learning and Events Calendar
Library, Lyneham High School
61 Goodwin St, Lyneham 2602
Please meet at the southern carpark at 8:30 am
Thursday 17 May 2018
1600 to 1800
French Network meeting
Registration via Professional Learning and Events Calendar
Alliance Française
66 McCaughey Street, Turner
Sunday 20 May 2018
1400 to 1600
A Celebration of Languages
with ACT Bilingual Education Alliance
To assist with catering, please book by 16 May via Eventbrite
Latin American Cultural Centre
28 Astrolabe Street, Red Hill 2603
May 2018
Sunday 27 May 2018
1400 to 1600
Mother Tongue Multilingual Poetry workshop on poetry writing and performance
with Multilingual poets Vesna Cvjeticanin and Karina Bontes-Forward, along with Jacqui Malins
Conference Room, Woden Library
Corinna Street, Phillip 2606
June 2018
Friday 1 June 2018
1700 for 1730
TeachMeet – games focus
Optional dinner following the meeting
Please RSVP by COB Tuesday 29 May using this Google Form link
Dickson Tradies
2 Badham St, Dickson 2602
Saturday 2 June 2018
1400 to 1700
Mother Tongue - Winter Words multilingual poetry showcase
Poetry will be performed in Acholi, French, Italian, Chinese, Bengali, Spanish, Portuguese and Ngunawal
If you would like to share poetry at this event, email Jacqui at Mothertongue Multilingual Poetry
Woden Youth Centre
29 Callam Street, Woden
Thursday 14 June 2018
1800 to 1930
Canberra Academy of Languages Open Night
Purpose, programs for 2019 and enrolment process
For more details, see CAL News page
To assist with catering, please rsvp via EventBrite
Ainslie Arts Centre
30 Elouera Street, Braddon
July 2018
Monday 23 July 2018
1615 to 1715
ANU Language Teaching Forum (AGM)
Speaker: Yanyan Wang
The Differences between L1 Chinese speakers and L2 Chinese learners in making clarification requests
Milgate Room, AD Hope Building, ANU
August 2018
Thursday 9 August 2018
1600 to 1800 tbc
French Network Term 3 Meeting
See the French Network update for details
Alliance Française

Previous events

MLTA ACT events for previous years are available as pdf documents, listed below, commencing with the most recent year.

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