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Symposium on Bilingualism and multilingualism in schools in the Oceania-Pacific region, 17 Oct

Australian National University, Learning

Date: 8 September 2016

When: Monday 17 October, 8.30am-4.30pm

Where: Hedley Bull Theatre, Hedley Bull Building, ANU

Registration: Please register your interest with


Registrations and Opening

Session 1 - Bilingualism and Vernacular Languages

Session 2 - Bilingualism and European and Asian Languages

Session 3 - Bilingualism and Neuropsychology

Public Lecture - Securing the Future (Venue is China in the Worlds' Auditorium)

Confirmed Speakers:

Prof Joseph Lo Bianca, University of Melbourne
Prof Gillian Wigglesworth, University of Melbourne
Prof Stephen May, University of Auckland
Assoc Prof Nicholas Cherbuin, Australian National University
Assoc Prof Sharon Harvey, Auskland University of Technology
Assoc Prof Anne Aimola Davies, Australian National Unviersity
Dr Claire Colombel, Institute for Teachers Training in New Caledonia

Hosted by:



  • Australian Government
  • The University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Western Sydney University