Australia-Japan Society of Tasmania Inc.


Advocating Language: Global Citizenship & Multilingual Skills

  • 29 Sep 2021
  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Online

Experts share their perspectives on the importance and impact of Japanese (and other) language education in universities and beyond in the workplace, as well as their thoughts on key graduate outcomes in our increasingly global world.

  • What are the challenges now facing language education and area studies research in the tertiary sector?
  • How can we better advocate for the need for and value of educating students as 'critical language users'?

Roundtable Participants:

  • A/Professor Beatrice Trefalt, JSAA President, Monash
  • Ambassador of Japan, Yamagami Shingo
  • Professor Michael Wesley, Deputy Vice Chancellor International, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Keijiro Suga, Meiji University, Japan
  • Professor Melissa Crouch, Law Faculty, University of New South Wales, ASAA Vice President
  • A/Professor Carol Hayes, School of Culture, History and Language, The Australian National University, JSAA Executive, CHAIR

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