Category Archives: Migration

Launch of Virtual English as an Additional Language (EAL) New Arrivals Program

On Thursday 15 June 2016, Dr David Howes, Assistant Deputy Secretary, Schools, Department of Education and Training launched the Virtual EAL New Arrivals Program, an initiative of the Department of Education and Training and the Victorian School of Languages. Victoria … Continue reading

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Q & A with Federica Cologni, teacher of Italian

Meet the teacher: Federica Cologni, Teacher of Italian, Matthew Flinders Centre in Geelong I’ve been at the VSL for eight years as an Italian teacher; before that I’d been a VSL student (Italian and Spanish) for three years and a … Continue reading

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Writing my Book – Karin Ruff German teacher, VSL Distance Education

It was the photos that started it – wonderfully detailed photos of a far away and past world that was yet part of my history. The photos were of family and community life in Palestine and often taken in the … Continue reading

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