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The NSW Community Languages Schools Program (CLSP) is managed by the NSW Department of Education's Student Support & Specialist Programs, Schools Performance North. The CLSP offers classes in more than 60 different community languages. In NSW more than 38,000 students attend every year and every week more than 3,000 community languages school teachers prepare and present lessons in NSW outside normal school hours.


NESA is an independent statutory body that supports the school sectors to deliver the best possible outcomes for students. In June 2016, the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) developed a new Languages K–10 Framework to guide the development of new NSW language-specific syllabuses. You can find the Framework and Languages Syllabuses, along with supporting documents such as advice on assessment and sample units.


Supporting and researching linguistic diversity in Australia.
SICLE's work informs policy and evidence-based language teaching approaches. SICLE also provides professional pathways for teachers and supports community language students through the development of curriculum resources and assessments.

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The library’s collection has over 45,000 resources to support student learning including multi-lingual teaching and learning resources, and professional development materials. Library staff may recommend materials and advise how to use them in the classroom.

Resources: Inventory
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