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Summary report on Public meeting: Re-introduction of bilingual education in the Barossa region

Summary report on Public meeting: Re-introduction of bilingual education in the Barossa region Barossa German Language Association Inc. held on Monday 16th August, 2021 in Tanunda This is a brief report on the public meeting and the resolutions made at the meeting. It is part of a language plan for the bilingual teaching of German… Continue reading Summary report on Public meeting: Re-introduction of bilingual education in the Barossa region

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Minutes of the Public Meeting: Re-introduction of Bilingual Education in the Barossa Valley

by John Clarke Minutes of the Meeting to discuss the Re-introduction of Bilingual Education in the Barossa Valley, held at the Langmeil Centre, 7 Maria Street, Tanunda on Monday, August 9, starting at 6pm. Stefanie Traeger, President, Barossa German Language Association Inc., welcomed those present, acknowledged the traditional owners of the land, and read out… Continue reading Minutes of the Public Meeting: Re-introduction of Bilingual Education in the Barossa Valley

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Re-introduction of Bilingual Schooling in the Barossa Region – Public Meeting

Barossa German Language Association Inc. Invitation Re-introduction of Bilingual Schooling in the Barossa Region Public Meeting, Monday 9th August at 6pm Langmeil Lutheran Church Centre, Maria Street, Tanunda. The Barossa German Language Association Inc. and its Community invites you to contribute to a Public Meeting, on Monday 9th August at 6.00 pm in the Langmeil… Continue reading Re-introduction of Bilingual Schooling in the Barossa Region – Public Meeting

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Public Meeting in August: Is it Time for the Return of Bilingual Teaching?

Before the South Australian government in 1917 closed 47 schools in the Barossa Valley, the common practice in those schools was to teach lessons in German in the morning and English in the afternoon. The decision to close the schools was not on educational grounds, but on political. The slaughter of young men in World… Continue reading Public Meeting in August: Is it Time for the Return of Bilingual Teaching?