Resources

The following resources and links provide information that support and promote language learning:

Languages Week Handbook Great  ideas for schools, families, workplace and community

Languages Week Poster to advertise your own event

Languages Week Logo

Myth vs Fact: Bilingual Language Development Info-graphic This page shows the info-graphic with links to a free download

Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Young People 2016 Reports WA Commissioner for Children & Young People

AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia with magnifying glass cursor

ADF Manual: Pay and Conditions Did you know the Australian Defence Force offer a language allowance for those who have proficiency in a language? This site sets out the rate of pay according to level of proficiency and language category.

Languages for the Future: Which languages the UK needs most and why A 2014 report by the British Council

700 Reasons For Studying Languages From 2003/2004 Research in the UK. An oldie but a goldie

What the Research Shows American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Advocacy Homepage

Not Lost in Translation: The Growing Importance of Foreign Language Skills in the US Job Market 2017 New American Economy Report

Advocate for Languages! MLTAWA President, Kate Reitzenstein’s Scoop it! site. Over 250 links to online articles and research that promote and discuss the cognitive and social benefits of learning a second language and bilingualism/multilingualism.