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AMEP Research Centre

2009 Forum 1

Language, workplace and employability skills


The first AMEP National Forum was held at the Southbank Institute of Technology, South Brisbane, on 14th & 15th May 2009.   

Please click on the links below to view slides from the following presentations:

(in order of presentation)

Thursday 14th May

Sally Wright: Australian working life: Forward with fairness and the Australia at Work survey

Bernadette Vine: Relational talk at work: From the workplace to the classroom and back again

Lynda Yates: Speech acts in the workplace: Lessons for learners

Helen Murphy, Gatkuoth Kueth, Aneta Bilal, Gota Bahanibanje, Hla Win Htun: Opening the door:  working in Australia - a migrant perspective

Jacky Springall: Employment pathway programs in the AMEP

Friday 15th May

Alan Tidswell: Workplace employability

Alan Jones: Business discourse as a site of inherent struggle

Amanda McKay: Perspectives from overseas

Gina Whitfield: Teaching employability: An observation across work cultures

Loy Lising: Language training and settlement success: Are they related?