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Are ‘advanced’ Japanese language programs sustainable? A look at Australia, New Zealand and Singapore

  • Associate Professor Carol Hayes, Associate Professor Ikuko Nakane, Nagisa Fukui, Masanori Nagami, Dr Masayoshi Ogino and Dr Emi Otsuji,

Beyond Demon Slayer and Pokemon what motivates students and how can that knowledge help universities to build the best language programs?

Learning Asian languages is about much more than trade and employability and universities should convey this

  • Dr Jun Ohashi & Hiroko Ohashi,

Australian universities should play an important role in articulating the educational value of foreign language learning beyond the ‘employability’ discourse.