NSW School of Languages

Learn locally. Communicate globally.

Telephone02 9381 4800

EmailNSWSchoolLang.school@det.nsw.edu.au

School vision

NSW School of Languages is the leader in the teaching and learning of languages through distance education. The school provides a broad range of language choices for students across NSW.

Our teachers are highly skilled and acknowledged experts in the delivery of quality language programs. We consistently meet the individual needs of students using the most effective and innovative learning technologies.

The school works in partnership with students, parents and home schools to  enable all students to achieve their best.

Our purpose statement

The purpose of NSW School of Languages is to provide quality language learning and equitable access for secondary students through distance education.

NSW School of Languages enables students to enhance their communication skills, broaden their global perspectives, develop intercultural understanding, and strengthen connections to heritage and culture.

Our values

Respect

Valuing oneself and others equally:

  • I am polite, courteous and friendly.
  • I respect different perspectives and opinions.

Positivity

Demonstrating a positive attitude in all situations:

  • I seek solutions and help to solve problems.
  • I endeavour to understand other people's perspectives.

Collaboration

Working harmoniously together for a common purpose:

  • I work well in a team and appreciate the input of others.
  • I work cooperatively to achieve a common goal.

Commitment and Responsibility

Consistent application of the highest standards to maximise outcomes:

  • I am professional in all aspects of my work.
  • I work to the best of my ability and strive for excellence.

Our priorities

  1. Curriculum materials – continually improve relevant online resources appropriate to changing student needs.
  2. Communication with all key stakeholders – ensure open and positive communication with staff, parents and students.
  3. Quality teaching and learning – engage and inspire students, ensuring all are supported according to their needs.
  4. Professional development – ensure all staff are highly skilled in the areas of teaching and pedagogy, language methodology, curriculum and ICT.
  5. Effective workplace environment – optimise organisation and management of curriculum resources and whole school systems.