Book: Mi vsi smo Slovenija (2009). ISSV received a request to contribute to this publication for students work, and sent students work from ISSV Archives.
Institute for Slovenian Studies of Victoria Inc.
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From 1984 – 2013 Institute for Slovenian Studies of Victoria publications, materials for Slovenian language learning, teaching and Slovenian culture studies…
22 December 2008 The proposal put forward by A. L. Ceferin of ISSV Inc. was read and lodged by Peter Mandelj, a representative of Australian Slovenian Emigrant community at the inaugural series of meetings of the Council of government of Republic of Slovenia in July 2007…
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The mission of the Institute for Slovenian Studies of Victoria is:
– Promotion, establishment and maintenance of Slovenian language and culture, principally through the medium of technology assisted learning, to benefit the descendants of Slovenian immigrants
– Development of the web node www.thezaurus.com as a vehicle for the study of Slovenian language, culture and the arts
– Presentation of Slovenia and Slovenian culture to the broader English-speaking world community.
In 1976 the first steps were taken to introduce Slovenian into the Australian school system. Aleksandra Ceferin (BA.MA.DipEd) made the first official approaches and by the end of the year founded Slovenian Teachers’ Association of Victoria (STAV). Its aim was to garner all teachers with Australian and/or Slovenian qualifications and provide a support group for the teaching of Slovenian language. Classes in the Saturday School of Modern Languages in three school centres in Melbourne started February 1977.
STAV /ISSV activities since 1976 were founded on the premise that maintenance of language and culture is an important part of human experience and civilization, contributing in a tangible way to the quality of life…