Sign language as well as 14 other languages would soon become a part of Australia‘s National Curriculum.
This development is the result of the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority’s (ACARA) issuance of a final paper which aims to have primary students spend 5 per cent of total teaching time learning another language. By the time Australian students reach years 7 and 8, the amount of time spent on learning a second language would go up to 8 percent.
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