The Association of French Teachers in Victoria (AFTV Inc) is a professional association for French language teachers in Victoria. In cooperation with its member associations, the AFTV supports teachers and learners of French throughout Victoria by providing quality services, including professional development for teachers and learning opportunities for students. The AFTV aims to encourage and promote the learning of French as an essential part of the school curriculum.
Members and guests are invited to attend the 2017 AFTV Annual General Meeting and a presentation in French by Marjorie Lenette on:
La Francophonie dans les îles sœurs de l’Océan Indien
Date Friday 10 November 2017
Venue Graduate House Carlton
Cost AFTV Members Free | AFTV Guests $40
Please click here for more information and to make your booking.
Nominations for the AFTV 2018 committee are now open. The AFTV 2018 committee will be voted in at the AFTV AGM taking place on Friday 10 November 2017. Please find below nomination forms for AFTV 2018 office bearers.
NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS WELCOME
We welcome new committee members to join the AFTV committee. Your experience and input will be greatly valued. The AFTV committee is committed to providing meaningful, innovative and varied Professional Learning workshops and Special Events for teachers, to support you in your teaching. We are also committed to providing meaningful learning opportunities for your French students, but we need your help - Plus on est nombreux, plus le travail est léger :)
If you are interested in joining the AFTV 2018 committee, please complete one of the nomination forms below, and bring it with you to the AGM on Friday 10 November. Nomination forms will also be available at the AGM but if you are not able to attend the AGM you can forward your nomination form to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday 9 November.
Download this brochure, produced by the Victorian Department of Education, Employment and Training.
Here is a pdf file describing many of the reasons why your school should be teaching French.
Here is a pdf file from the Direction de la coopération culturelle et du français giving 10 reasons to learn / study French.
The AFTV's second last Professional Development session for the year was held on the evening of 8 September 2017, with 54 AFTV members and their guests who attended this breath-taking event!
Professor Véronique Duché, A.R Chisholm Professor of French, Convenor of French Studies School of Languages and Linguistics, The University of Melbourne, provided an intricately-researched presentation en français about the 70 years of the House of Dior, launched in 1947. Professor Duché described the fashion, perfumes, shoes and accessories that Christian Dior created in all its finery, from the classical to the modern.