NZALT/Langauge Perfect World Championships 2012 on TVNZ News
NZALT/Language Perfect World Championships 2012 hit the media! Read the article from Te Waha Nui(AUT journal) about the Championships.
Peter Garrett, Federal Minister for School Education, Early Childhood & Youth in Australia encourages people to participate in the upcoming Language Perfect World Championships. See video.
Now is a good time to register and:
For the first time in 2013 students in your school will be competing for the chance to win the NZALT Award for the top NZALT school!
Plus we are VERY excited to confirm that NZIIU will again offer Gold Award students from New Zealand the chance to apply for a $4000.00 Overseas Language Learning Scholarship! Click here for full details.
All this is in addition to the MASSIVE list of prizes we already have on offer! Click here for full details. Who's involved?
We are PUMPED to be involving high profile people and associations to help lift the profile of Languages Education in your school!
The Department of Education, Training and Employment in Queensland as well as the European Commission in the UK have joined NZALT as Official Partners for this year's competition! Click here to view the full list.
Check out this list to see which schools participated in the competition in 2012 - why not lay down a challenge to a school near you?
If you haven't already done so, you still have time to secure 50 FREE ENTRIES (worth $250.00 per school) for the World Championships when you register with our code: NZALT.
To recognise exceptional achievement in a field of second language learning,
NZALT will provide certificates, suitably endorsed, for NZALT members to award
to their students.
1. Eligibility : a student is eligible to receive a
Certificate of Excellence if s/he has gained, in a language in any one year,
at least: at NCEA Levels 1 and 2
14 or more credits at Excellence level, and at least 3 credits at
Excellence from externally and 3 credits at Excellence from internally
assessed standards. (The same requirements as NZQA's Course Endorsement at
Excellence level) or at NCEA Level 3
three Excellences or Cambridge International Examinations
A or A*
or International Baccalaureate (IB)
Standard Level grade 7 or Language B Higher Level grade 6 or 7.
2. Applications must state: a. candidate's
name (correctly spelt) b. language learned and which examination / level;
c. school attended; d. name(s) of teacher(s) making application;
e. name of school principal;
f. NZALT region of the school.
3. Certificates are for students in Years 11 to 13.
certificates are intended to recognise the achievement of second-language
5. The student's teacher must be a current member of NZALT.
6. Applications for the certificate are to be downloaded by clicking here
for a spreadsheet. (or you can also use the spreadsheet your Regional Officer sent you.)
7. Please rename the file with your school name and
e-mail it to Philippa Doig at firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline of Tuesday 12 February 2013. We then send the
details to the printers for the certificates to be printed and delivered before the
start of Term 2.(at the latest)