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Aboriginal Languages Research: Impact of Learning an Aboriginal Language on Primary School Students' Literacy in English – May 2008

Research team:

Professor Paul Chandler, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong
Ms Caroline Haid, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong
Dr Caroline Jones, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong
Mr Kevin Lowe, Aboriginal Curriculum Unit, Office of the Board of Studies NSW
Dr Jennifer Munro, Aboriginal Curriculum Unit, Office of the Board of Studies NSW

Local Language Linkups: Developing regional networks for Aboriginal languages in NSW

By:

Ms Nezmia Hay, Curriculum Support Officer, Office of the Board of Studies NSW
Dr Jennifer Munro, Senior Education Officer, Office of the Board of Studies NSW
Dr Mari Rhydwen, Aboriginal Languages Consultant, NSW Department of Education and Training

Report on School-Based Aboriginal Language Program Activity in NSW during 2006

By:

Dr Mari Rhydwen
Enri Parolin
Dr Jennifer Munro
Susan Poetsch

Talking each other's Lingo: The Aboriginal Languages K-10 Syllabus and its role in Language Revitalisation in NSW

By:

Kevin Lowe
Anna Ash

Teaching Aboriginal Languages

The case studies in this publication have been provided so that schools and communities in NSW wishing to establish an Aboriginal Language program can gain from these experiences.

NSW Aboriginal Languages Interim Framework K–10

This is a generic framework. It is not a specific language syllabus. It provides guidelines for the local development of language courses involving particular Aboriginal communities and schools.

Indigenous Language Programs in SA Schools: Issues, Dilemmas and Solutions

By Dr Rob Amery, the Unaipon School, University of SA, March 2002.

Language and Culture Programs in NSW: The View from Central Australia

By Dr Robert Hoogenraad, Linguist, Indigenous Education Division, NSW DET, NT, March 2002.

Teaching NSW Indigenous Languages: Lessons from Elsewhere

By Dr Michael Walsh, Department of Linguistics, University of Sydney, March 2002.

Language Planning

This paper examines the role of language planning within school-based language revival programs, particularly focusing on Indigenous language revival programs within Australia.

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