For current information on what is happening at ACARA regarding the Languages development of the Australian Curriculum, go to the MLTAV website. This page is dedicated to the subject.

During term 1 2011 the AFTV has read and reviewed the Draft Shape Paper of the Australian Curriculum to provide feedback to ACARA.

The Draft Shape Paper is available on the ACARA website.

Here is the feedback the AFTV sent ACARA.

Please note that we worked in collaboration with the MLTAV whose response you can download here.

Dear Association of French Teachers in Victoria Inc.

In June/July 2011 Student Exchange Australia New Zealand will welcome a new group of French exchange students to Australia. Our new arrivals will live with a host family and attend a local school for 2-10 months.

As we plan for their arrival, we are keen to hear from suitable families who might be interested to host a student. Host families come in all shapes and sizes, backgrounds and ages. To this end, we would be grateful if you would place a notice in your newsletter/bulletin or mention it on your website. Please note that

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The midday news bulletins carried the news that state education ministers have agreed to endorse the first four courses of the Gillard government's national curriculum, but not as a final document.

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Les bâtons français is a 50-min interactive show for primary schools students. A fun way of exploring French culture, people and places. For more information on the program, download this flyer.

It is ran by Cultural Infusion, a not-for-profit organisation providing resources to education to support cultural harmony and wellbeing in school communities. For more information on Cultural Infusion, download this brochure.


The CSE/IARTV Test Paper Program has been of major assistance to schools and students in providing appropriate practice test materials for the VCE (Years 11 and 12) over many years.

The French paper is produced by a team of setters with extensive experience and provides a valuable, high quality resource for teachers and students.

For further information please click on this LINK to the Assessment area of CSE’s website.

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