This subject introduces you to the design of language learning and teaching policies in Australia and globally. You will explore various educational policy contexts including K-12 education in Australia, target languages taught in the countries where they are spoken as the first or additional languages, and other policy models of English and other languages taught outside the school systems. The subject also examines policies on the teaching and learning of Heritage and Indigenous languages. Geographically, the first part of the subject focuses on languages learnt in Australia and the second part examines different curricula and language policies in various parts of the world. The subject equips you with an insight into fascinating and complex matters of language planning, language politics and language policy.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Identify, synthesise, interpret and communicate complex issues in Language Policy. 2. Independently and in teams, demonstrate expert cognitive skills to solve complex problems related to Language policy. 3. Apply this disciplinary knowledge to new contexts, demonstrating expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as an English language educator and a global citizen.
|Standard Offering - Standard||Standard Offering - Online|
|Withdraw – Financial?||11/06/2022||11/06/2022|
|Withdraw – Academic?||02/07/2022||02/07/2022|