Languages innovation and improvement grant recipients


Congratulations to all Languages innovation and improvement grant recipients.


  • Beaconsfield State School, Central Qld, Japanese - Introduce Prep program
  • Bulimba State School, Metropolitan, Italian - Prep with native-speaker assistant
  • Cairns School of Distance Education, Far North Qld, All - Prep online language learning
  • Cawarral State School, Central Qld, Japanese - Introduce Prep program
  • Chancellor College, North Coast, Italian and Japanese - Increase Years 11 and 12 retention - ICT connections
  • Cleveland State School, South East, French - Native-speaker assistant for Prep
  • Edge Hill State School, Far North Qld, Japanese - Native-speaker aide in Years 4–6 to facilitate STEM through Japanese
  • Gilston State School, South East, Japanese - CLIL (content from other learning areas taught in the language) in Prep
  • Ipswich West State School, Metropolitan, Japanese - Introduce Prep program
  • Kawana Waters State College, North Coast, Japanese - Introduce Prep program
  • Kedron State High School, Metropolitan, Japanese - Increase Years 11 and 12 retention - Alignment of primary and secondary
  • Kirwan State High School, North Qld, French and Japanese - Increase Years 11 and 12 retention - Language Ambassadors program
  • Marsden State High School, South East, Chinese - Increase Years 11 and 12 retention
  • Pacific Paradise State School, North Coast, Japanese - Introduce Prep program
  • Park Lake State School, South East, Japanese - Introduce Prep program
  • Peregian Springs State School, North Coast, Japanese - Introduce Prep program
  • Warwick West State School, Darling Downs South West, French - Native-speaker assistant
  • Wellers Hill State School, Metropolitan, Japanese - Native-speaker teacher-aides to support bilingual program
  • Yandina State School, North Coast, Italian - Introduce Prep program
  • Yeronga State School, Metropolitan, Spanish - Connecting students with native speakers


$50,000 grant recipients

  • Edge Hill State School, Japanese - Native-speaker assisted immersion in the early years
  • Kepnock State High School, German, Japanese - VET related language course for Years 11–12
  • Murrumba State Secondary College, Spanish - Cluster-based centre of excellence in Spanish
  • West End State School, Chinese, French, Greek, Japanese, Spanish - Model for multi-language program

$20,000 grant recipients

  • Agnes Water State School, Indonesian - Cluster-based, technology assisted connections with global community
  • Balmoral State High School, Japanese - Program delivery model incorporating on-line provision
  • Benowa State High School, French, Japanese, Italian, Spanish - Language centre of excellence
  • Bellevue Park State School, Japanese - Collaborative online Language learning with Japanese sister school peers
  • Broadbeach State School, Japanese - Excellence in Languages Program
  • Browns Plains State High School, Indonesian - Annual speech competition
  • Burrowes State School, Logan Village State School and Waterford State School, Yugumbah - Indigenous immersion pilot in Prep (2 x $20,000)
  • Centenary State High School, Chinese, Spanish - Authentic opportunities for language use
  • Calen District State Collage, German - Program incorporating on-line provision highlighting connections between students in school and with peers in Germany
  • Cleveland District State High School, Indonesian - Additional language; classes for students and parents
  • Cooroy State School, French - Optimising P-3 Second language immersion with Accelerative Integrated Method
  • Corinda State High School, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish - Centre of Language Excellence for students, teachers and community
  • Fairview Heights State School, German - Native-speaker peer feedback model to improve German writing skills
  • Gilston State School, Japanese - Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) modules
  • Grantham State School, German - Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL); cross year level cooperation
  • Kenmore State High School, German, Japanese - Cluster enhancement model: secondary students mentoring primary students
  • Mountain Creek State High School, Spanish - Extended in-country immersion opportunity
  • Mountain Creek State School, Japanese - Primary and secondary continuity; common pedagogy and community links
  • Pacific Pines State School and Park Lake State School, Japanese - Cluster-based immersion camp
  • Pimpama State School, Japanese - Real language use through native speaker assistants and on-line connections
  • Talara Primary College and Meridan State College, Italian - Centre of excellence in Italian
  • Varsity College, Chinese - Chinese Language and Culture Hub on the primary campus
  • William Ross State High School, Chinese - Multi-pronged strategy for authentic language use
  • Yarrabah State School, Gunggay - Elder mediated language opportunities
Last updated 02 October 2018