Welcome to the Modern Language Teachers Association of Tasmania

The Modern Language Teachers Association of Tasmania (MLTAT) is a professional association for Languages teachers in Tasmania. The MLTAT provides professional learning, advocacy and support to teachers and schools within Tasmania.

We strongly encourage the teaching and learning of Languages within Tasmanian schools across all sectors, as schools move towards full implementation of the Australian Curriculum.


Latest Blogs

Tips for advocacy in the primary languages space

 A wise MLTAT legend once told me “No other learning area has to justify its existence like Languages do.”

These words have been very true. Part of being a Languages teacher is constantly justifying your learning area. Advocacy becomes a part of the role, and it can sometimes be tricky to manage when you are between multiple schools and age levels. Please note, the idea of this list is to generate some useful tips, don’t try and do them all. No-one needs burn-out! 

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Tips for getting started as a primary itinerant languages teacher

Getting started as a specialist languages teacher can be a busy experience, especially when you don’t have a classroom. Here are some of our tried and tested tips for getting started.

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Membership Information


Since this year is our conference year, we ask you to register for membership as soon as possible before 29 March - Easter -  you need to be a current member to receive Early Bird registration for the conference.  Register here...


Babel Publications

Latest update issue of BABEL is now available online



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