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Find information on dates for events and links to registration or further information below.


Individual members of the AGTV are informed regularly of opportunities for teachers and students via email.




Events for AGTV and Partners in 2014

These lists are updated during the year as events come online or are added.

Term 1 - 2014

Thur 20 Feb: AGTV PD for Teachers of VCE German

Wed 26 Feb: Committee and Leadership Team meeting - by invitation

Sat 1 March: AGTV-BJR Picnic at the Botanical Gardens

Tue 4 Mar: SAGSE De-Briefing from 2013 scholarship winners

Wed 5 Mar: Gippsland Teacher Network Meeting - register online

Thur 13 Mar: AGTV Primary Conference - Registrations close Fri 7th March - PROGRAM

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Mar: DaFWEBKON - Online worldwide conference for teachers of German

Sun 16 Mar - Melbourne Language Picnic - Edinburgh Gardens in North Fitzroy -RSVP 12th March

Thur 27 Mar: Audi German Film Festival opening night in Melbourne

Fri 28 Mar: Audi German Film Festival - Student film ages 8 to 10

Tue 1 Apr - Audi German Film Festival - Student film ages 12 to 15

Wed 2 Apr - Audi German Film Festival - Student film ages 15 to 18

Term 2 - 2014

Wednesday 6 May: World Colouring Day

Thur 8 May: AGTV Committee meeting

Fri 9 May: LanguageVision - European Language Festival - at the NGV for years 1 to 4

13-15 May: NAPLAN Testing in schools - Years 3,5,7,9

Fri 16 May: MLTAV Conference - online registrations

Mon 19 - Thur 29 May: Language Perfect World Championship - online competition

Fri 30 May: Closing date for Goethe-Institut/AGTV Year 10 Awards

Wed 11 June: VCAA GAT Test for VCE Students

July Holidays

Fri 4 - Sat 5 Jul: NATG in Adelaide - by invitation

Sat 5 - Mon 7 Jul: Goethe-Institut National Conference in Adelaide

Term 3

Thur 17 Jul: AGTV Committee meeting

Thur 24 July: German Day Out - secondary students

Sun 17 Aug: AGTV Year 12 Forum for students of VCE German

Sat 30 Aug: State Final AGTV Poetry Competition - Years 5 to 9

Fri 5 Sep: Closing date for entries GI School Film Festival - Deutsch feiern

Term 4

Mon 6 Oct - 2 Nov: VCE period for oral examinations

Fri 10 Oct - SAGSE Presentation Banquet -  2014 scholarship winners incl. AGTV Scholarship

Thur 16 Oct: AGTV Committee meeting

Thur 30 Oct: GI School Film Festival in Melbourne - AGTV share sponsorship of prizes

Fri 14 Nov: Annual General Meeting and Presentation Evening tbc


Other Events and Milestones in 2014


International Qualifications for Students of German

Internationally recognised certificates can be achieved by students through the Goethe-Institut in Australia.

Assessment can be conducted in your school by arrangement in some cases. This is a wonderful opportunity and well worth pursuing to promote your language program.

This is opportunity is not available in other languages. Contact your local Goethe-Institut for information about these exams. Visit the GI central website for an overview:


What's on for German at University


What's on for German in the Community

See also Goethe Boutique: Other Resources for ideas for Excursions e.g. Clubs, Westgarthtown, Schwerkolt Cottage and others




German Live to Air and in the Media Online in Victoria

See more News & Events: Media Links


Events and Milestones in 2013

The opportunity to experience German language and cultures is evident in Victoria, Australia and especially in our Asian-Pacific Region.


Milestones for German in 2012

Milestones for German in 2011

See also Focus on Culture: Festivals & Traditions


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