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欢迎朋友- Welcome Friends

This week we welcomed 19 students and 2 teachers from Changshu Foreign Language Middle School for a week of cultural exchange.  Our visitors were “Welcomed to the Country” by the clients from Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place  with a traditional smoking ceremony, then treated to an Aussie morning tea.  Students have participated in truly Australian classes, […]

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Huānyíng huí jiā (Welcome Back)

After 16 days, our six students and two staff members returned from their China study tour a couple of weeks ago. They were fortunate enough to explore some of the great cities of the world in Beijing, Shanghai and Xian – all steeped in incredible history and culture. Beijing saw us exploring some of the […]

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Chinese visit

The school is hosting a group of 11 students and a teacher from Chungshu Foreign Language Middle School this week. So far the students have enjoyed singing Australian song, painting boomerangs, throwing boomerangs and a number of general  subject classes.  A highlight today was a visit from a baby wombat named “Unit”. Unit was cared […]

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China Bound

Day 1-We have arrived, after a 13 hour delay in Guanzou. Sleeping wherever we could lay our weary bones including chairs, linoleum and carpet floors. Backpacks transform into pillows as we try to maintain body warmth as the core temperature of the building drops. We monitor screens that seem frozen with departure times that have […]

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