Bilingual Education Matters

By September 14, 2012News

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The German International School Sydney will host a public lecture on Tuesday, October 09.

Bilingual Education Matters

When: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 7:30pm

WhereGerman International School Sydney, 33 Myoora Road, Terrey Hills

Who: Professor Ingrid Piller, Macquarie University

Bilingualism has many cognitive and social benefits. This talk explores the opportunities and challenges of bilingual education. While Australia has a huge potential for fostering a multilingual population, it risks being left behind Asia and Europe because of its failure to invest in language education.

About the German International School Sydney Cultural Centre: The German International School Sydney is a hub for cultural encounters, a place to meet friends and talk to interesting people. Nurture your mind with topics as varied as personal development, current affairs, the arts + music, sports, inspirational speakers. All Cultural Centre events are open to the public. Light refreshments will be available.

RSVP: [email protected] or phone 9485 1900