About Us

Learning Languages | Connecting Cultures

Vision

To consistently provide high quality and engaging intercultural language learning programs that will enable our students to participate fully as local and global citizens. We aim to be a valued part of the schools and communities in which we teach, and to be recognised as a Centre of Excellence.

Values

Student Centred Teaching and Learning: To use student centred teaching and learning strategies that provide a positive learning experience, build confidence and enable all students to reach their full potential in language learning.

Strong advocacy: Both locally and nationally, for the importance of language learning as members of a multilingual and multicultural society in an increasingly globalised world.

A collegial, collaborative work environment: To support staff wellbeing and teacher collaboration and provide professional development opportunities that enable teachers at ASLC to best able to meet the needs of our students in a constantly changing world.

Goals

Improve employment pathways: Through provision of accredited VET Certificate II & III in Applied Language with language industry workplace visits.

To strengthen, develop and maintain Aboriginal languages: We will provide engaging Aboriginal language programs in consultation with linguistic and local Aboriginal leadership.

To promote engagement with Asia & Europe: Through delivery of high quality intercultural Asian and European language programs.

Engage the local community: To meet demand for second language learning by providing community evening classes.

Consolidate and increase intercultural knowledge, understanding and language skills: By providing the opportunity to participate in overseas and local study tours.

Our Team

Susan Moore | Principal

Brenda Austen | Assistant Principal | Japanese Teacher

Jannette McCormack | Arrernte Teacher

Crystal-Rose Furber-Swan | Trainee Arrernte Educator

Zelingxiu Chen | Chinese Teacher

Yufang Qiu | Chinese Teacher

Shin Nojima | Japanese Teacher

Nick Oliver | Japanese Teacher

Kiyo Goble | Japanese Educator

David Moore | Linguist | Alyawarr & Arrernte

Elizabeth Rosario-Machado | Spanish Teacher

Maria Monsalve | Spanish Teacher

Carol Turner | Assistant Teacher

Tara Welch | Administration Officer