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Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

Asia Literacy – imperatives for the Australian Classroom

All teachers supporting languages and Asia literacy


The moral imperative

The moral imperative….


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

“India, China and other Asian nations are growing and their influence is increasing. Australians need to become ‘Asia literate’, engaging and building strong relationships with Asia.”

Goal 2:

All young Australians

become successful learners, confident and creative individuals, and active and

informed citizens

“active and informed citizens…are able to relate and communicate across cultures, especially in relation to cultures and countries of the Asia-Pacific.”


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

  • Australian Curriculum

  • General Capability – Intercultural Understanding

  • Cross curriculum priority – Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia

    • Organising ideas:

      • Asia and its diversity

      • Achievements and contributions of the peoples of Asia

      • Asia-Australia engagement

www.australiancurriculum.edu.au


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

  • Asia and its diversity

  • Achievements and contributions of the peoples of Asia

  • Asia-Australia engagement


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

Asia literacy

foundational and deep knowledge,

skills and understandings about the

histories, geographies, societies,

cultures, literatures and languages

of the diverse countries that make

up our part of the world


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

Asia Skills ‘Taster’


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

What are the Victorian Essential Learnings on Asia?


Essential learnings on asia

Essential learnings on Asia


Essential learnings on asia1

Essential learnings on Asia


So what is an asia literate young australian how asia literate are you

So what is an

Asia-literate young

Australian??

How Asia-literate are YOU??


Countries of asia

Countries of Asia?


What is an asia literate student

What is an Asia-literate student?

  • Asia and its diversity

  • OI.1 The peoples and countries of Asia are diverse in ethnic background, traditions, cultures, belief systems and religions.

  • OI.2 Interactions between diverse environments and human activity shape the countries of Asia and its region and have influence globally.


Where did it come from

Where did it come from?

Write down the origin of each invention on your sheet.


What is an asia literate student1

What is an Asia-literate student?

  • Asia and its diversity

  • Achievements and contributions of the peoples of Asia

  • OI.3 The achievements of the peoples and countries of Asia have contributed and continue to contribute to world history and human endeavour, and their participation is fundamental to the well being and progress of the world.

  • OI.4 The arts and literature of Asia have significant influence on the aesthetic and creative pursuits of people and societies in Australia, the region and globally.


What do you see

What do you see??


What s the news across the nation

What’s the news across the nation….

http://www.netvibes.com/studies-of-asia

#India_Newsfeeds

#Japanese_newsfeeds

#Indonesia_Newsfeeds

#China_news

Asian Newspapers online http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/asian-newspapers.htm


What is an asia literate student2

What is an Asia-literate student?

Asia and its diversity

Achievements and contributions of the peoples of Asia

Asia Australia engagement

OI.5For Australians to be good regional and global citizens we need to understand, learn from, and engage and communicate with our Asian neighbours.

OI.6Australia is located in the Asia region and our histories from ancient times to the present are linked.

OI.7 Australians have played and are playing important roles in major events and developments in the Asia region.

OI.8 Australians of Asian heritage have influenced Australia’s history and continue to influence its dynamic culture and society.


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

Victoria Studies of Asia wiki

https://studiesofasia.wikispaces.com/


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

Features of an Asia-literate school

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Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

https://studiesofasia.wikispaces.com/


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

Netvibes


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

Netvibes – Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Indonesia….


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

https://studiesofasia.wikispaces.com


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

www.asiaeducation.edu.au

Units of work


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

www.asiaeducation.edu.au

Japan - Units of work


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

https://studiesofasia.wikispaces.com


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

Victoria Studies of Asia wiki

https://studiesofasia.wikispaces.com


Asia literacy imperatives for the australian classroom

Contact: Lindy Stirling

9637 3620

9637 2040

[email protected]

SOA officer


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