Liam Prince

Liam Prince

Liam Prince is the director of the Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies (ACICIS).

Investing in the future of Asian language literacy in Australia by learning from the past

The Australian Consortium for “In-Country” Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) — the organisation I head up — is here today as the direct result of previous Australian Government policy choices and public investment in Asian language education. Australia has done Asian language education well in the past. We could do it better again in the future if …

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Seizing the moment: The “Job-ready Graduates Package” as an opportunity to increase language enrolments at Australian universities

Earlier this month a fresh round of commentary kicked off regarding the failure of the long-term cultural and public policy project of fostering the sustained study of Asian languages in Australia. The latest expression of concern was sparked by reports that Australian universities, including La Trobe, Murdoch and Swinburne, were set to close some or …

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