German Branch

MLTAQ German Branch

Are you a teacher of the German language? The branch consists of members who teach at schools across primary, secondary and tertiary levels, and in both state & non-state settings.

Our purpose is to:

  • Provide peer support and professional development for teachers of German
  • Coordinate language events for learners of German
  • Develop and maintain links with partner organisations
  • Promote the benefits of learning German

One of our major partnerships is with the Goethe Institut, who support us through professional development and assist with some of our student events.

The MLTAQ has a corporate Zoom subscription so we can network with you no matter where you live!

You can take a walk down memory lane and view the German Branch reports 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.

2024 Professional Learning

Useful links & resources:

Goethe Institut: Australien - The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. They promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange. Their Australian site has a wealth of free resources for the teaching and learning of the German language, it also advertises German events around Australia and professional development opportunities. Their international site may also be of interest (Goethe Institut).

Network of Australian Teachers of German - The NATG is a national network for teachers of German.

Association of German Teachers of Victoria - The AGTV website is an excellent source of resources and information for teachers of German in all states.

SZENE Magazine: The national journal SZENE is published by the Association of German Teachers of Victoria Inc (AGTV) in cooperation with the Network of Australian Teachers of German (NATG) and is endorsed by Goethe-Institut Australien. SZENE promotes the sharing of ideas and resources between teachers across Australia, and features reports and information for German invited from all states and territories. Please click on the Szene magazine link for subscription details and examples of past magazine pages.

Oktoberfest for Teens blog - Oktoberfest for Teens is Queensland's largest school languages event, held annually during Brisbane's Oktoberfest. The blog has not only information about the event but also for the six weeks leading up to Oktoberfest for Teens each year there are articles, quizes and resources for that year's chosen theme.

Scholarships for Australian-German Student Exchange - SAGSE awards scholarships to Australian students each year to travel to Germany for 10 weeks during their summer holidays. The exchange program aims to give students an insight into a foreign culture and build friendships between the youth of these two countries.

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