Why creating a school-based language policy makes sense for Australian schools
A holistic and explicit whole-school focus on both home and formally-taught languages can improve learning outcomes for all students, no matter their linguistic profile.
British Council resource to work through the module at your own pace. Includes the self-assessment activity to help you to decide which elements of practice you want to improve.
The benefits of bilingual education in Australian schools
The benefits of learning another language are well-established, but in Australia it can be very difficult for monolingual English speakers to become fluent in another language. Bilingual education aims to overcome this.