Asia literacy became official government policy in 2008.
17% of the Australian population is now of various Asian backgrounds. School curriculum around Asia-Australia relations needs updating to reflect demograpic changes.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop hopes the New Colombo Plan can bring Australians closer to Asia.
The government has high hopes that the New Colombo Plan will lead to a more Asia-literate society and people-to-people links will improve our relations with Asian nations in the program. But for this to…
The most Asia-literate teachers were those who had had experienced
some form of extended cultural exchange in an
Asian country, the research found.
AAP Image/Dan Peled
Asia knowledge should be included in all initial teacher education, according to a new report released today that also called…