Melbourne Centre for Japanese Language Education

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NSJLE 2018 

Don’t miss the 4th National Symposium on Japanese Language Education
A joint project of The Japan Foundation Sydney and The Melbourne Centre for Japanese Language

Theme: Bigger Broader Better!
Date: November 2 and 3, 2018
Venue: UTS (University of Technology Sydney)

Summary: The diversity of Japanese language education in the world is spreading widely.  In the context of the educational setting in Australia, what kind of growth opportunities can we provide learners to excel in the 21st century through Japanese language education?
Do learners need to broaden their knowledge aiming for a more thorough understanding
of Japanese language and culture in order to maximise world wide opportunities related
to japan and Japanese language education.



  • Opens :  February 12, 2018
  • Closes on April 8, 2018 –> Extended until April 29, 2018
  • Language : English or Japanese
The following will be required;
  • Abstract for the screening & selection (up to 300 words in English or up to 600 words in Japanese)
  • Biography (up to 150 words in English)

For more information please visit NSJLE Webpage


Australian Curriculum: Languages – Japanese

Please view the VIDEO of Anne de Kretser explaining Australian Curriculum, Japanese. 

The Australian Curriculum: Languages – Japanese is now available…

Please be aware this is a draft and has not been through a final editing or language check process.

Australian Curriculum Website   CLICK HERE


MCJLE New Resource

Year 12 Japanese Second Language Practice Examination – 2017 version

The 2017 Year 12 Japanese Second Language Practice Exam is now available

The Melbourne Centre for Japanese Language Education has produced a Year 12 Japanese Second Language Practice Examination.

This is the forth practice examination by the MCJLE, the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Practice Examination are also available for purchase.

To place an order, please complete the order form and send it to us for processing.

For further information please contact MCJLE office on 03 9905 9478 or email

 Credit Card payment here…


 Latest Research

Senior Secondary Languages Education Research Report     CLICK HERE

Building Chinese Language Capacity in Australia CLICK HERE