National Policy on Languages
State of Aboriginal languages; policy of language preservation and recording threatened languages; addresses language needs of Aboriginal language speakers for translating and interpreting services and bilingual and bicultural education; opportunities for teaching languages to other Aborigines and awareness programs for nonAborigines; support for languages through National Aboriginal Languages Project and Advisory Council on an Australian Languages Policy; case study of Yipirinya School.
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A national policy
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Aboriginal Education Aboriginal languages ACALP accredited Alice Springs appropriate areas Asian languages Australian English Australian Languages bilingual education bilingual programs Catholic Chinese co-ordinate Commonwealth Schools community languages courses cultural curriculum Department dialect economic education authorities Education Program English language enrolled Ethnic Schools foreign language funding German Greek groups implementation important Indonesian initiatives institutions Italian key centre knowledge language awareness language education language issues language planning language programs language teaching languages policy learners levels libraries linguistic LOTE major mother tongue Multicultural Education needs non-Aboriginal non-English non-English-speaking background Northern Territory NUMBER OF STUDENTS offered overseas particular planning policy on languages population potential primary schools proficiency projects Queensland role second language second language learning secondary school skills social society speak speakers specialist specific Standing Committee State/Territory TAFE teacher education Torres Strait Islander Victoria Vietnamese Western Arrernte Western Australia