Forthcoming AFTV Events


Please see below forthcoming teacher and student activities being organised by the AFTV sub-committees, which we invite you and your students to attend.

PLEASE NOTE  some of the activities are live and some are not yet live. Live events appear below.


TEACHER ACTIVITIES

Term 3  

Tech it easy with Joe Dale | Wednesday 24 July
Language Maintenance (online) | Wednesday 24 July to 28 August
Nailing it! External exams preparation | Friday 2 August
The Lume Melbourne for Leonardo de Vinci | Sunday 4 August
Primary Network Meeting | Wednesday 14 August 
Atelier Théâtre: Pleins feux sur mes propres outils | Saturday 17 August 
Soirée Crêpe et cidre for new teachers | Friday 30 August  

Term 4  

Primary Network Meeting | Monday 14 October 
Atelier Théâtre: Pleins feux sur les textes de la langue française | Saturday 9 November 
Francophone dinner | Friday 8 November (tbc) 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Term 3
Sortie Cinéma pour les juniors | Nina et le secret du hérisson Friday 26 July
Soirée Trivia Years 9 & 10 (Sacré Cœur) | Friday 9 August
Atelier Oral regional (online) | Sunday 1 September
Atelier Oral metropolitan (Glen Eira College) | Sunday 8 September

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01
Jan
31
Dec
Teacher activity
Croissants Plus

Croissants Plus

Croissants Plus | AFTV and Gourmet Kitchen

Right here in Melbourne you can learn to make your own essentials of French gastronomy and culture and even pass on these skills to your students.

The AFTV takes pleasure in offering AFTV Members the opportunity to attend one of 3 classes at a date of your choice throughout 2024.

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24
Jul
Teacher activity
AFTV Tech it easy with Joe Dale: Adapting new technologies

AFTV Tech it easy with Joe Dale: Adapting new technologies

Adapting new technologies to empower language teaching, learning and assessment

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into language teaching, learning, and assessment presents a groundbreaking shift in educational paradigms. As we stand on the cusp of a new era in education, it becomes imperative for educators to harness the power of AI to foster enhanced learning environments. 

Venue Online Zoom webinar

Date Wednesday 24 July 2024

Time 5.00pm to 6.30pm

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24
Jul
Teacher activity
AFTV Language Maintenance Almaje Term 3 2024

AFTV Language Maintenance Almaje Term 3 2024

We are pleased to offer online French conversation classes in Term 3 2024.

The online classes are delivered by Marilyne Lopez of Almaje Language School.

Dates
Wednesday 24 July to Wednesday 28 August

Time 6.15pm to 7.45pm

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26
Jul
Student activity
AFTV Sortie Cinéma pour les Juniors - Nina et le secret du hérisson

AFTV Sortie Cinéma pour les Juniors - Nina et le secret du hérisson

We have pleasure in inviting your junior students to a special screening of Nina and the Secret of the Hedgehog, an exquisite adventure about a young girl with a wild curiosity and love for her family.

Venue Cinema Como

Date
Friday 26 July

Time
10. 20am                                                                 

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02
Aug
Teacher activity
AFTV Nailing it! Preparing for the VCE French oral & written exams

AFTV Nailing it! Preparing for the VCE French oral & written exams

This full day program will equip participants with relevant and up to date information to effectively prepare students for the oral and written French VCE examinations.

Date Friday 2 August 2024

Venue Catholic Leadership Centre

Time 9.30am - 3.30pm

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04
Aug
Teacher activity
AFTV Cultural / PL : THE LUME and Leonardo da Vinci - 500 Years of Genius

AFTV Cultural / PL : THE LUME and Leonardo da Vinci - 500 Years of Genius

The AFTV has secured a limited number of places to visit this exhibition dedicated to exploring the life of the greatest creative genius the world has ever known,  Leonardo da Vinci, THE LUME'S most ambitious, immersive and breathtaking experience yet‍.  

Venue  The Lume Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Date Sunday 4 August 

Time 10.45am

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09
Aug
Student activity
AFTV 2024 Soirée Trivia Années 9 & 10

AFTV 2024 Soirée Trivia Années 9 & 10

AFTV Soirée Trivia is back AGAIN in 2024! A night of learning and fun for your Years 9 & 10 french students.

Date Friday 9 August 2024

Time 6.00pm - 8.00pm (approx)

Venue Sacré Cœur, 172 Burke Road Glen Iris 3146

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17
Aug
Teacher activity
AFTV 2024 Atelier Théâtre: Stage Your Classes

AFTV 2024 Atelier Théâtre: Stage Your Classes

Theatre workshops for teachers of French return with bells and whistle.

Une série de 2 ateliers : Stage your classes!

SAMEDI 17 AOÛT 2024 PLEINS FEUX SUR MES PROPRES OUTILS - CORPS et VOIX

SAMEDI 9 NOVEMBRE 2024 PLEINS FEUX SUR LES TEXTES de la LANGUE FRANÇAISE

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22
Aug
Teacher activity
AFTV Club Littéraire Pour Les Enseignants

AFTV Club Littéraire Pour Les Enseignants

An AFTV / Forum de la Francophonie Initiative

We would like to invite you to participate in our 2nd  book club. Participation is free.

Two sessions will be held on Thursday 22 August and Thursday 5 September at 6.00pm at Monash University, Caulfield.

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Previous Events

12
Jun
Teacher activity
Compte Rendu - AFTV Nailing it! Marking Unit 4 SAC

Compte Rendu - AFTV Nailing it! Marking Unit 4 SAC

On 12 June, 15 participants took part in Nailing It! Cross-marking Unit 4 SAC. 

They explored how to interpret and use the performance descriptors to assess Unit 4 SAC, discussed how to implement strategies to assess and mark Unit 4 SAC, worked collaboratively to assess sample SAC and shared best practice. 

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03
Jun
Teacher activity
Compte Rendu - AFTV Nailing it! Assessing VCE French Units 2 & 4

Compte Rendu - AFTV Nailing it! Assessing VCE French Units 2 & 4

On 3 June was held the second session of the AFTV 2024 Nailing it! Series focussing on designing outcomes for Units 2 and 4.

30 teachers came together and it was again a great opportunity to network and deepen their understanding of study design.

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20
May
Teacher activity
Compte Rendu - AFTV Tech it easy - Tech-tastic Teaching!

Compte Rendu - AFTV Tech it easy - Tech-tastic Teaching!

On Monday 20 May, a group of educators participated in the AFTV's first Tech It Easy workshops for 2024: Tech-tastic Teaching - Crafting Compelling Language Lessons with Technology.

The 'Tech-tastic Teaching' session, guided by Philippe Messer, was a vibrant professional development event that brought educators together to explore some fun and engaging ways to include technology in the languages classroom.  

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19
May
Teacher activity
Compte rendu - AFTV Cultural PL: Paris comes to Bendigo! It’s in the BAG!

Compte rendu - AFTV Cultural PL: Paris comes to Bendigo! It’s in the BAG!

23 AFTV Members and Guests had an early start on Sunday 19 May, to arrive in Bendigo for our 3 part excursion- an introductory lecture at the Latrobe Art Institute delivered by Delphine Laboreau-Ormancey, (Tête-à-Tête), On View café's French themed lunch and then of course the exhibition itself: Paris - Impressions of Life 1880 - 1925

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26
Apr
Student activity
WINNERS - AFTV - La Francophonie à travers les Jeux Olympiques

WINNERS - AFTV - La Francophonie à travers les Jeux Olympiques

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the Forum de la Francophonie & AFTV Junior Video Competition! Congratulations to all the students who participated and showcased their creativity and talent.

Students designed a mascot representing a French-speaking country at the 2024 Paris Olympics, and presented their design in a video.

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25
Mar
Teacher activity
Compte Rendu - AFTV 2024 Online Conference

Compte Rendu - AFTV 2024 Online Conference

On 25 March was held the AFTV online conference that offered a variety of professional learning sessions all aimed at supporting teachers to build and increase student motivation in the French classroom.

The conference opened with a brilliant and thought-provoking interactive workshop by renown Dr Liam Printer on building intrinsic motivation. The workshop was extremely well received, and we all gained practical ideas and renewed motivation ourselves! Thank you to Dr Liam Printer for taking the time on a Sunday night at 10.45 pm Switzerland time to share his expertise with us.

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19
Feb
Teacher activity
Compte Rendu - Nailing it! Assessing VCE French Units 1 & 3

Compte Rendu - Nailing it! Assessing VCE French Units 1 & 3

On 19 February, 34 teachers from across Victoria and one who flew all the way from South Korea for the day attended the first session of the AFTV 2024 Nailing it! series.

The workshop was a great opportunity for teachers of the VCE course to get together, network and discuss their understanding of the course assessment requirements. During the workshop we examined how to design effective outcomes using examples, shared useful tips and advice on how to prepare students, design rubrics, give effective feedback and what to keep in mind when marking Unit 3 outcomes.

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28
Oct
Teacher activity
Compte rendu - AFTV Atelier Théâtre

Compte rendu - AFTV Atelier Théâtre

There is no other way to report on this event than by expressing immense gratitude. So, MILLE MERCIS Natacha Muller, director of The French Loop for guiding us during a whole day and showing us ways to create 'des occasions théâtrales' in our classes. An apt sub-title for l'Atelier théâtre would be FAIRE FEU DE TOUT BOIS, the name of one of the workshops proposed.

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