Supporting our schools to develop Asia capable kids
A University of Melbourne experts says Asia capable initiatives that only target adults and young adults leaves it far too late – it has to start in our schools
The older Asian Australians boosting health literacy
University of Melbourne research is improving Australia’s COVID-19 and public health communication to older culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
It’s time to build South Asia literacy in Australia
A University of Melbourne expert says Universities are key to boosting a generation of Indian literate Australian graduates as our centre of gravity moves East.
AI means a rethink of teaching foreign languages
Machines are now better than most human foreign language students, so teaching languages should focus on global competence says University of Melbourne expert.
Preserving China’s minority languages
A language preservation project is working to preserve some of China’s minority languages to ensure they don’t die out, says University of Melbourne expert.
How data expertise is fostering endangered languages
The PARADISEC digital archive model revitalising endangered languages in the Pacific has been taken up in North America, says a University of Melbourne expert.
What makes us mistake 1 number 4 another?
Research shows that number confusion is shaped not just by the symbols but also the culture and experience of the viewer, says University of Melbourne expert
Indonesian matters in our schools
Australia needs leadership in Indonesian language education says a University of Melbourne expert, so young people can know our largest neighbour better.
The language of learning
University of Melbourne graduate, Stanley Wang, is one of this year’s 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australians for his work on bilingualism in school.
Understanding China through education
Australia’s changing and challenging relationship with China needs far more – not less – China literacy in our schools, says University of Melbourne expert