2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Report

I am very pleased to present the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of Victoria Inc. (JLTAV) report for 2023 which is a summary of the activities for the year and an assessment of the current state of the Association. 2023 Memberships In 2023, we were able to organise many events and activities for students and teachers. […]

Life Membership Award

At our recent conference we were pleased to award life membership of the JLTAV to two of our amazing colleagues. The criteria for awarding life membership of the JLTAV is: Yuichi Deguchi Yuichi has been very active in the Warrnambool community for over 29 years, supporting Japanese teachers in south west Victoria through his involvement […]

2024 JLTAV Annual Conference Report

The JLTAV Annual Conference was held on Friday 15 March and Saturday 16 March for the seventh time at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in South Wharf. Our two-day conference is the Association’s annual flagship event and we are pleased to be able to host this at a city venue to enable ease of […]

From the President, Autumn 2024

Welcome to Term 2 and the JLTAV Autumn Newsletter. I hope everyone had a great start to the new school year and a relaxing Easter holiday break. Towards the end of Term 1, we held our Annual Conference at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre in South Wharf. The Annual General Meeting was held at […]

2024 JLTAV Immersion Seminar Report

Our language immersion seminar to support non-native teachers of Japanese was held from Monday 22 to Wednesday 24 January at the Foothills Conference Centre in Mooroolbark. The seminar was expertly organised by Nicole Struthers, the Secretary of the JLTAV. Many thanks to Nicole for organising all aspects of the event. Many thanks also to our […]

2023 Calligraphy Competition Results2023

Thank you to the students and schools who supported our 2023 Calligraphy Competition. The ability for students to draw the Japanese scripts in both the brush and pencil categories is most impressive. Please click here for the results of this competition. In 2023 we had the following number of entries: Brush: 193 in total Primary […]

From the President, Summer 2024

Happy New Year! Welcome to Term 1 and the JLTAV Summer Newsletter. I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday break and you are refreshed and energised to start the new school year. In 2024, we have a range of exciting events planned for teachers and students. We will promote our events through the JLTAV website, […]