All students attending Dromana College in Year 7 2018 are required to study a language in accordance with Department of Education & Training guidelines. At Dromana College, students can choose to study Japanese or Indonesian.
Our tuition in both languages focuses on learning to communicate in the Language, as well as developing intercultural understanding between Australia and our Asian neighbours. While some students may have studied a language at Primary School, we begin the Year 7 program catering for students with no prior experience of the language. For some students this will be revision, and they can extend their knowledge using interactive computer software, such as Language Perfect. The Australian Government recognises the vital importance of equipping young Australians with the knowledge and skills to communicate and work with our regional neighbours, and as such Asian awareness must be a core element of our curriculum.
To select the language your child will study, you need to follow these steps: