Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC)

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An introduction to the services and collection* available at the DET library for teachers, the Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC). A variety of teachers and pre-service teachers from across sectors talk about how they access the collection, what they borrow and the services they use. They also explain the benefits of using the LMERC library for their particular needs whether it is EAL, languages, general classroom or for university course work and placements.  

Speakers: Judy Blyton (founding LMERC librarian), Julie Holden (Principal Chewton Primary School), Glenda Bullen (EAL outreach - Mitchell Cluster), David Kral (university student), Jenny Chen (Wesley College and Balwyn Primary School) and Han Kin Hung (St Cecilia's Primary Glen Iris).  

*The LMERC library collection covers the areas of English as an Additional Language EAL, Languages, Early Childhood, Victorian Curriculum Cross curriculum priority areas (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia, Sustainability) and Intercultural understanding. For more information about culturally and linguistically diverse resources go to the LMERC online catalogue at 

This video clip is 5:15 minutes in length.

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