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To achieve Asia-Literacy Australia needs to make language study compulsory
For decades, Australian governments and institutions have vowed to increase ‘Asia literacy’.Professor Joe Lo Bianco, one of Australia’s most respected experts in language education, says that if Australia really wants to increase its literacy in Asian and other languages it needs to make language learning compulsory in Australian schools. He gave this extended interview to Melbourne Asia Review’s Managing Editor, Cathy Harper.
A letter to Australia: The Asia-literacy conversation we're not having
A new draft Australian Curriculum has been released for debate. In this open letter, Asia education expert Hamish Curry argues it’s time for a genuine focus on how the education system facilitates Asian engagement to arrest a critical fall in Asia literacy.
A new international education strategy
As Australia enjoys an economic rebound from COVID, one aspect of our economy that remains mired in crisis is our fourth biggest export – higher education. Denis Blight, one of the architects of the international student program, argues government and higher education institutions will need new strategies to restore Australia’s competitiveness as an education market.
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes: Understanding global competence through the lens of the OECD
“The global competence of our youths today may shape our future as profoundly as their reading, math and science skills.”
Business Education: Competing With, Customising For, and Catering to Asia
As the COVID-19 pandemic places a spotlight on Australia's reliance on the international education sector, Asialink Business CEO Mukund Narayanamurti and Professor Philomena Leung argue that Australian universities could learn from their Asian counterparts.