2019 AFMLTA Conference

22nd AFMLTA International Languages Conference

Date: 7 - 9 July 2019

Venue : Wrest Point Conference Centre, Hobart

Address: 410 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay, Tasmania

2019 Conference Theme : Languages - Breaking through walls

Conference presentation now available.

Click the file below to open a print friendly version of the 22nd AFMLTA International Language Conference Program. Please note that the program is subjected to change.

Click here to view link to presentations provided by some presenters from the Conference.

Keynote speakers

Dr Jane Simpson (Australian National University)

Professor Joseph Lo Bianco (The University of Melbourne)

Professor John Hajek (The University of Melbourne)

Professor Rafael Nunez (University of California, San Diego)

Conference Partners

We value and appreciate the support of our conference partners

Click here for more details about Sponsors and Exhibition who were at the Conference.

Conference Accommodation Hobart July 2019

Conference Accommodation Options: Hobart July 2019

Children’s Activities Hobart July 2019

Some delegates may choose to bring children with them to Tasmania, so listed here are
various activities for children of all ages to enjoy.

Conference Program

The Conference Program is available. Click the file below to open a print friendly version of the 22nd AFMLTA International Languages Conference Program. Please note that the program is subject to change.

Click here to view links to presentations provided by some presenters from the Conference.

Gold Partner – Education Perfect

Education Perfect is the ultimate online learning and assessment solution, empowering teachers to innovate in the classroom, improve learning outcomes and increase student engagement. Fully customisable smart lessons are aligned to the Australian & Victorian Curriculum. Powerful diagnostics and differentiation tools maximise the opportunity for personalised teaching and learning. Single subjects or the full suite of subject areas are available for Years 5 to 10. At Education Perfect, we are driven to make great teachers extraordinary. Join us on the journey!

Passport Travel has been in business for over 20 years, offering innovative and imaginative educational tour programs for your students. Our tour co-ordinators are experienced educators, linguists and travellers, who understand your needs as a teacher and tour leader. Our greatest expertise lies in our ability and genuine interest to create a customised educational tour for each client.

Morning Tea Partner – Mondy 8th July

JTB is the largest and most experienced school tour operator between Australia and Japan. We offer competitive rates, customised services and a support network that is second to none.. Let us work with you to create a Japan experience that will guarantee a lifetime of memories for your students.

Nelson Secondary publishes award winning textbooks, teacher resources and digital materials designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the State and Federal Governments in Australia and New Zealand for all years of secondary education.

Bronze Partner – anzuk Education

At anzuk we seek to partner with educators at all stages of their career to help them grow, develop and reach their goals. We understand and specialise in educational services.
We have dedicated teams who support teachers with, casual relief, contract placements and executive engagements, both locally and internationally.

Established in 1959, AFS pioneered school exchange programs in Australia. In 2019, AFS Australia is a registered Student Exchange Organisation and also delivers a diverse suite of other intercultural learning services including intensive language programs and workshops for students and educators on a range of topics related to Global Competence.

Industry leader in education travel for over 50 years, WorldStrides takes students around the globe on journeys built to have lifelong impact. WorldStrides programs address primary and secondary learning, the performing arts, and snow and sports. WorldStrides focuses on educational excellence and their safety record and insurance coverage is the best-in-business.

Intext has been specialising in language teaching and learning resources for over 40 years. Our service to teachers ensures up-to-date information and exhibits at conferences and seminars showing the latest materials with all ages and levels in mind. Our website provides an online catalogue and shopping experience for all clients, and our staff responds to your phone and email queries with pleasure. Our beautiful retail store in Melbourne will welcome you and provides a wonderful environment for browsing at your leisure.

G.E.T Educational Tours sets the benchmark for educational tours, with over 55 years’ experience and expertise. Both domestically and internationally, we have a large range of tours designed in line with the Australian school curriculum. We offer specialised Language, History, Visual and Performing Arts and STEM tours.

ImmerseMe.co is an innovative company using virtual reality (VR) to immerse students in real-life authentic dialogues. They have created over 3,000 interactive scenarios for 9 languages (German, Spanish, French, English, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Greek and Indonesian) which are differentiated into Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced with scaffolded learning modes (Pronunciation > Dictation > Translation > Immersion).

Exchange Me is a licensed travel agent based in Sydney’s inner west, specialising in language immersion programs for students. Exchange Me has successfully taken hundreds of students to various destinations, where they have strengthened their language skills, whilst immersing themselves into the culture. We are proud to offer exchange and language tours, as well as tailor made trips for schools and sport groups.

Pearson works with secondary schools across the 7-12 years, offering engaging and effective resources tailored to each syllabus and written by experts. We’re inspired by the way education changes lives. We’re creating innovative products and services to help all learners stay on the path to a better education. It’s all about supporting our mission: to help people make progress in their lives through learning.