2024 JLTAV Annual Conference – Call for Presenters

Dear Sensei-gata, We are pleased to launch the expression of interest form for presenters at the 2024 JLTAV Annual Conference. This event will be held on Friday 15 March and Saturday 16 March at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. We invite all colleagues with an interest to present, and encourage those who have never presented before to […]

From the President, Winter 2023

Welcome to Term 3 and the JLTAV Winter Newsletter. I hope everyone had a great Semester 1 and an enjoyable holiday break. I hope the holidays provided an opportunity for you to relax and unwind, and you are refreshed and re-energised for Term 3. 2023 JLTAV Practice Exams To further support VCE teachers we have created two […]

Life Membership Award – Kathleen Duquemin

At our recent conference we were pleased to award Kathleen Duquemin life membership of the JLTAV. The criteria for awarding life membership of the JLTAV is: For many years Kathleen has devoted so much time, energy and passion towards supporting Japanese Language Education in Victoria and further afield. Earlier in the year she embarked on […]

2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Report

I am very pleased to present the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of Victoria Inc. (JLTAV) report for 2022 which is a summary of the activities for the year and an assessment of the current state of the Association. 2022 Memberships In 2022, we were able to organise many of the events and activities we offered […]

2023 JLTAV Annual Conference Report

The JLTAV Annual Conference was held on Friday 31 March and Saturday 1 April for the sixth 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 2023

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. At 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 […]

Certificate of Merit

The JLTAV is now holding a Certificate of Merit award. The nomination form can be found here: Certificate of Merit Form Details are as follows: Discussed and approved at JLTAV committee meeting April 2016To be reviewed annually This award is for a current teacher who has demonstrated exemplary teaching practices in the Japanese language classroom for […]

2022 JLTAV Inc. Calligraphy Competition Prize Winners

Many thanks to the schools who supported our 2022 Calligraphy Competition. Please find below the list of prize winners. Brush / pencil Category Place Name Brush Primary 1/2 First Beatrix Wheate Brush Primary 1/2 Second  Toby Davis Brush Primary 1/2 Third Charlotte Stephenson Brush Primary 3/4 First Mackenzie Fitzgerald Brush Primary 3/4 Second Daxton Ferguson […]