Events and Competitions

Event Calendar

The educational services department of the Goethe-Institut offers support for teachers of German in terms of professional development, teaching material and student events and competitions.

Events

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Sommerkino On Demand

Have you signed up for our Sommerkino on Demand yet? Enjoy the online screenings of the films Too Far Away, Mountain Miracle, and The Peppercorns and the Secret of the Deep Sea free of charge from the comfort of your classroom via our Goethe on Demand streaming platform. All films are available in German with English subtitles and come with teaching resources.

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HSC Days

Would you and your students like the experience of preparing for the oral HSC exam with other German learners? We offer an engaging day with intensive communicative activities for high school students from different schools, who prepare for the oral exam under the guidance of experienced teachers.

Competitions

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On the Ball

In 2023, the FIFA Women's World Cup will take place in Australia and New Zealand and the Goethe-Institut will bring students and teachers "on the ball" in a great transnational project. Take part with your school and look forward to unique footbal camps, many inspiring materials, videos of the players, online professional learning seminars for teachers and much more in the women's football year 2023!

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Enterprise German

Enterprise German is designed for schools that want to build a bridge to the world of work or expand their business contacts. The project combines aspects of professional orientation with an idea contest that stimulates the students’ creativity and inventor spirit.
 

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Merit Awards

Find out more about placing orders for merit awards for outstanding students of German.
 

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Student Scholarships

The annual Goethe-Institut Student Scholarships competition offers Year 10 students of German the opportunity to win a scholarship for a language course in Germany.

Exams and Courses for Teens

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FIT mit Deutsch Certificate

Motivate your students with a sense of achievement! With the Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Fit in Deutsch 1 and the Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Fit in Deutsch exams, your students get the opportunity to gain an internationally recognized certificate. The exams require simple German language skills and cover topics from everyday situations such as introducing oneself and others, reading and listening comprehension, as well as common questions and requests.

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VCE Exam Preparation

Would your students like to prepare for their VCE-exams or improve their grammar skills with other learners of German of the same age? We offer an intensive and effective preparation course for their VCE-exams with the support of our qualified and experienced teachers.

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HSC Exam Preparation

We offer HSC preparation courses (beginners and continuers) for high school students. These courses are suitable for Year 11 and Year 12 students who wish to enrich their knowledge of German in their school holidays. The content is based on themes and topics relevant to the NSW curriculum. Additionally, there is an Intensive Grammar Course for level A2 (Yrs. 10-12).

School Visits

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Visit the Goethe-Institut in Sydney

Are you planning a school excursion with your German class? We would love to welcome you at Goethe-Institut Sydney! We offer unique, topic-related activities for students. We want to give your students the opportunity to actively get to know the German language and culture as well as to convey a current image of Germany.  We are looking forward to your visit.

Contact: Inken Steeb

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Visit the Goethe-Institut in Melbourne

Guided tours through regularly changing, interesting exhibitions, as well as a range of topic-related activities are waiting for you at the Goethe-Institut in Melbourne. We want to give your students the opportunity to actively get to know the German language and culture and to convey a current image of Germany. We are looking forward to your visit.

Contact: Jelena Herster

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