Centenary of ANZAC
Educational French Resource Kit
Exploring WW1: learning French with the soldiers is the result of a joint project between Alliance Française organizations in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide and Canberra. The resource kit supports the teaching of French language and culture through the Australian Curriculum through the provision of free, original resources tailored for Australian schools.
Exploring WW1: learning French with the soldiers was launched on 7 May 2015 at Canberra Museum and Gallery in the presence of:
- Mrs Joy Burch MLA, Minister for Education and Training and Minister for the Arts
- Mr Chris Bourke, Member of the Legislative Assembly
- His Excellency Mr Christophe Lecourtier, Ambassador of France in Australia
- Mr Shane Breynard, Director, Canberra Museum and Gallery
- Ms Alison Russell-French, President of the Alliance française de Canberra
- Ms Isabelle Faure, General Delegate of Alliance française in Australia and Director of the Alliance française de Canberra
With an oral presentation of Romain Fathi, PHD student, School of HPI, University Queensland : "Same war, different collective memories : French and Australian remembrance of the First World War"
With an oral presentation of Vincent Brousse, Deputy Director of the Alliance française de Canberra and Head of DELF-DALF Australian National Management Unit : "How to use Exploring WW1: learning French with the soldiers in the French class"
The event was also covered by :
- The Canberra Times
- ABC local Canberra
- ABC 666 radio
- City News
- Art Sound FM
A project of the General Delegation of the Fondation Alliance française in Australia.