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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2012
>AustrAliAn EducAtion 2012 75 COURSES AND DISCIPLINES >EnginEEring And it ‘The Australian Government believes in the power of education to transform lives.’ Minister for School Education, Peter Garrett A School of Choices Founded in 1895, Immanuel College is a dynamic coeducational, Lutheran boarding school with a long established national reputation for quality in academic programs, excellence in sport and achievement in the performing arts. Immanuel provides Year 7–12 education on a spacious 43-acre campus, 9 kilometres from Adelaide CBD. Proximity to the Glenelg Beach precinct and the Adelaide international airport mean the College is ideally situated for international students and their families. Immanuel caters for 950 day and boarding students, including up to 85 international students each year from more than ten different European and Asian countries. International student accommodation is provided in the Immanuel Boarding House on campus or with Australian families arranged through the Immanuel community Homestay Program under College management. An ELICOS program on campus providing Intensive English courses, comprehensive student support services, ESL and bilingual mainstream classroom programs ensures the successful transition of international students to the Australian curriculum. www.immanuel.sa.edu.au IMMANUEL COLLEGE A Co-Educational Day and Boarding School A School of the Lutheran Church Extensive modern facilities include air-conditioned classrooms, advanced communication and teaching technology, specialist centres for science, technology, drama, music, art and a state-of-the-art sports centre including swimming pool. All international students participate in the broad co-curricular program including music and sports, and engage with local students in social and pastoral care activities. The College maintains high standards of academic achievement with graduating students able to access tertiary education in Adelaide, other cities around Australia and overseas. Immanuel is proud of its international graduate outcomes and students are consistently successful in gaining entry to the tertiary course of their choice. The many choices at Immanuel create opportunity for spiritual and moral growth, service and social involvement, excellence in academics, the arts and physical activities. The College is a vibrant, diverse learning community where students are educated in a happy, safe and supportive environment. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org CRICOS Provider # 00362G Stroudgate Advert.indd 1 22/09/11 12:47 PM Australian schools provide high quality education in a multicultural environment as the foundation for lifelong learning. Dedicated and experienced teachers, advanced technological facilities and a variety of co-curricular activities make the Australian school experience world class. Australian schools have a holistic approach to learning, with an emphasis on academic excellence, combined with co-curricular activities such as sports and arts. They also have English language programs and individualised support for their international students. Children attend school in Australia from five years of age. The Australian school system is divided into: Primary school and Secondary school (junior, middle and senior). In the final year of school (Year 12), students are usually 17 or 18 years old. Students complete a matriculation exam in Year 12 for entry to university or a vocational institute. leArning for todAy’s world The curriculum offered at Australian schools meets student needs and aspirations and is relevant to today’s world. Australia has a national curriculum framework to ensure high academic standards across the country. All schools provide subjects in the eight key learning areas: • English • Mathematics • Studies of the society and the environment • Science • Arts • Languages other than English • Technology • Personal development, health and physical education. › Australian schools: A foundation for success School creates the basis for lifelong learning. Australian schools provide a solid foundation from which students develop into their best, opening doors for their future success at university and into their careers. subjEcts to dEvElop All intErEsts Schools cater for a wide range of student interests. For example, sports, drama, music, art, debating and public speaking skills are all enhanced through interschool collaboration and competition. Schools also arrange for private tuition and provide elite programs for talented students. This wide variety of artistic and sporting pursuits helps students develop their organisational and leadership skills, and their independence and confidence.
Australia The Education Destination 2011
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