Congratulations to the new WILTA Committee elected at the AGM tadi siang.
President: Brendon Cook (new role)
Vice President: (vacant)
Secretary: Lorna Colquhoun (new role)
Treasurer: Tavish Redgrave (continuing)
Events Coordinator: Erin Pavy (new role)
Professional Development Coordinator: Marlee McAdam (continuing)
Warta WILTA Coordinator: Francesca Surijata (new role)
Competition Coordinator: Dian Wijayanti (continuing)
WILTA Website Manager: Jenai Lee (continuing)
RTV Coordinator: Brendon Cook (continuing, interim)
Past President: Jeremy Snyder (new role)
Sarah Bilbrough (continuing)
Tennille Bernhard (new to committee)
Dai Tonai (new to committee)
Angelika Tan (new to committee)
Tundi Gosselink (new to committee)
Thank you to outgoing committee members: Yovita Winarto and Jessie Tin.
The role of Vice President remains vacant, and the role of RTV Coordinator really needs to be filled by another member also, as Pak Brendon will have enough on his plate as President! We can have up to 6 General Committee as well.
Our annual AGM Meeting will be happening on Saturday, 5/11/2016.
Save the date, more details to be announced soon!
We are really looking forward to the last WILTA workshop of the year and our AGM. Please read the proposed schedule below click on the following link to register at Balai Bahasa:
Proposed Schedule 26 Oct 2013
0830 – 0900 Coffee and networking
0900 – 0915 Official Welcome from BBIP and WILTA
0915 – 1015 Guest Speaker Jajang C. Noer
Jajang C. Noer is a well-known Indonesian actress in both film and theatre with a long list of films to her name, dating back to the early 1980’s. Jajang was born in Paris, the daughter of Nazir Datuk Pamoentjak, then Indonesian Ambassador in France and now known as a national hero of the Indonesian independence movement. Jajang will speak about her interesting life as the daughter of a diplomat and Indonesian Independence fighter, and her stellar career over four decades in Indonesian film and theatre.
(The presentation will be in English and Indonesian)
1015 – 1045 Rehat Kopi
1045 – 12.15 Session ONE (Parallel sessions – participants choose one)
1 – Tips and support for organising a school study tour to Indonesia
Experienced teachers who have lead recent successful student study tours to Indonesia will present a treasure trove of strategies, tips and contacts for undertaking successful student study tours to Indonesia.
2-Integrating the Australian Curriculum Cross-Curriculum Priorities in to your Indonesian programs – a how to…
This session will focus on the Australian Curriculum CCP of ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures’ and ‘Sustainability’ with tips on how to address these successfully in your teaching programs in 2014 and beyond. Guest presenters include Coleen Sherratt Project Officer Aboriginal Languages DoE.
1215 – 1300 WILTA AGM
1300 – 1330 Makan siang
1330 – 1530 Session TWO Conversation Club (Participants divided into groups based on self assessment)
Language immersion – time for individuals and small groups to practice their own language skills and ask questions to native speakers, all in a risk free environment. (Relevant for both primary and secondary teachers of Indonesian)
1530 – 1600 Summary and Evaluations
1600 End of day
Bring along any resources you no longer use for a ‘bring and buy’ during the day. Proceeds to Indonesian charity.