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School Language Assistant Program in Queensland Schools

Opportunity overview

DET International supports schools wishing to participate in the World Education Program's School Language Assistant Program in Queensland Schools (SLAP) by providing 50% of funding to schools for up to two terms. The program involves the placement of volunteer language assistants into the classroom with the only cost to the school being the provision of accommodation and meals for the duration of the program. There are flexible arrangement options including a volunteer host family, homestay, stipend to help assist cover these expenses, and a variety of other options.

Program details

Program inclusions

Key dates

Application period

Application timeframe as per arrangement with schools.

Travel period

Occurs throughout the year


For Schools

Who can apply?

Queensland state school sector only.

How to apply

Contact International Services for expression of interest.

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This page was last reviewed on 10 Jan 2018

Need more information?

Contact us at:
International Services
Department of Education, International
Phone: (07) 3513 5756
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