New Report: Australia's Asia Education Imperative
The ASAA report on Asian Studies in Australian universities is out! The report provides an extensive review into the state of Asian Studies, including topics such as:
- The changing policy framework over the last two decades
- The place of Asia in university curricula, and in universities in general
- Trends in language teaching and learning
- ARC funding for Asia research
- Study abroad and other forms of university engagement with Asia
- The role of academic associations in promoting the study of Asia
The ASAA commissions periodic reports into the state of Asian Studies in Australia with the aim of informing both decision-makers and members of the broader community about imperatives in the development and sustenance of Australia’s Asian Studies endeavour.
These reports are as follows:
- Anne McLaren. 2011. Asian Languages Enrolment in Australian Higher Education 2008-9. Asian Studies Association of Australia.
- John Fitzgerald, Robin Jeffrey, Kama Maclean and Tessa Morris-Suzuki. 2002. Maximising Australia’s Asia Knowledge: Repositioning and Renewal of a National Asset. Asian Studies Association of Australia.
- John Ingleson. 1989. Asia in Australian Higher Education: Report of the Inquiry into the Teaching of Asian Studies and Languages in Higher Education. Asian Studies Association of Australia.
- Stephen FitzGerald. 1980. Asia in Australian Education. Report of the Committee on Asian Studies to the Asian Studies Association of Australia.
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