Links to recordings of workshops presented at the recent MLTAV Mini Conference:Reflect Refresh Reboot.
Launch of new Year 8 Units of Work in 6 languages
Languages Victoria November edition
A reminder to join/renew your MLTAV membership for 2022
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The MLTAV Committee would like to wish all members the very best for the festive season. We thank you for all your contributions to the quality teaching and learning of languages in 2021 and hope you enjoy a restful holiday.
We will also be taking a break from 17 December - 17 January and look forward to working together again in 2022.
2022 MLTAV Committee
We are pleased to introduce the 2022 MLTAV committee elected at the recent Annual General Meeting.
Executive committee members:
President: Andrew Morabito
President Elect: Yvette Slaughter
Vice President: Kylie Farmer
Secretary: Linton Roe
Treasurer: Jaclyn Curnow
General committee members: Lili Cvetkovic, Dolly Gerges, Lauren Gould, Megan McLaughlin, Elena Pirovano, Sean Pratt, Felix Siddell, Andrea Truckenbrodt.
The committee also includes a nominee from each accredited Single Language Association
Would you like to join the vibrant committee of volunteers who manage the MLTAV?
There are 3 vacancies for general committee members for 2022 - if you are interested in finding out more about being involved, please email MLTAV Member Services Manager, Helenmary Burnside: firstname.lastname@example.org
MLTAV 2021 Mini Conference:
Thank you to the 200+ teachers who participated in the MLTAV Mini Conference and AGM held on 30 November. If you missed the event you can now go the MLTAV website to access recordings of the following sessions:
Keynote Presentation by Mark Fields, Department of Education and Training Languages Unit Manager
Isabel Fernandez: Strategies for creating opportunities to use Italian at school daily to develop successsful and confident language learners
Kylie Farmer: CLIL - Supporting engagement and retention of language learners
Jaclyn Curnow: Using Blooket (online game) to engage learners
Amy Collins: Embracing innovation in assessment
Ellen Moffatt: Using the NEW Year 8 Unit of Work and Resource Package available free online for French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Spanish
Louise Hills: How might we design a Year 9 Japanese program so that students have agency, competency and confidence to continue language learning
Megan McLaughlin & Tasha Brown: Holistic assessment using VCAA descriptors
Year 8 Units of Work for French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Spanish
MLTAV has developed a new suite of Year 8 units with a comprehensive package of teacher and student resources in 6 languages. These are all available to download free via the MLTAV website.
View a recording of a webinar which introduces the units of work and shares ideas for how they may be used to engage students in learning and using language to plan a celebration. All materials are aligned to the Victorian Curriculum and incorporate High Impact Teaching Strategies (HITS).
Enjoy some great holiday reading in the latest edition of MLTAV's e- journal, Languages Victoria. Articles include: - President's Report 2021 - The changing dynamics of languages - Co-learning a language with your students - a classroom teacher's perspective - Punjabi language during the COVID-19 lockdown - Reflections on the 23rd AFMLTA International Languages Conference - From a bilingual 'program' to a bilingual 'school' - News, People Matters and Reviews
Remember to go to our new website to quickly and easily join or renew your MLTAV membership for 2022.
Current 2021 MLTAV members, please note: With the shift to the new website you will need to click JOIN and enter all your details to activate your membership for 2022. This will generate an email with your password so that in future you can easily RENEW your membership.
Payments can be made by credit card or you can select to pay by Direct Deposit to have an invoice generated to enable you/your school to pay directly to the MLTAV bank account.
Individual Membership Rates for 2022: $130/ $69 concession
School Membership Rates for 2022:
School A membership: 8-15 teachers on one campus $500 School B membership: 5-7 teachers on one campus $400 School C membership: 2-4 teachers on one campus $300
School Membership categories have been adjusted for 2022 to better meet the needs of school members. If you have more than 15 language teachers on one campus, please contact us to customise a membership package for you: email@example.com
All members registered as individual members or as part of a school membership:
access all MLTAV Professional Learning at heavily discounted member rates
receive regular e-updates via Languages Connect, MLTAV’s electronic newsletter
receive Languages Victoria, the MLTAV electronic journal published twice a year
receive printed copies of Babel, the AFMLTA journal
are able to be nominated to a position on the MLTAV Committee
Join or renew your membership online soon to ensure you access the many benefits of being part of a vibrant and connected professional association for all teachers of languages!