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    • 05 Mar 2019
    • 17 Aug 2019
    • Regional Finals across Victoria
    Registration is closed

    AGTV Years 4 to 9 Poetry Competition

    Details as at 31 March 2019


    Students from AGTV member schools are invited to enter the AGTV Poetry Competition for Years 4 to 9 in 2019

    • OPEN or DAF Individual
    • OPEN Group Performance - New in 2019

    Download General Information (including Judging Criteria)


    Registration of the Participation of Schools


    All schools wanting to participate in this competition are required to register their intended participation. Nominate one teacher from the school or campus who will be the contact person to complete a registration on this website.


    The details of the contact person will be used to communicate with the school regarding this competition by the Committee and Network Leaders or Regional Final Coordinators.


    Please register your school's interest ASAP

    EXTENDED Deadline Wednesday 3rd April


    The Regional Final Coordinator will contact you with the date and details incl. a small charge to cover costs of the regional final.


    What do students have to do?


    Students choose a poem to learn recite it by heart from a set list for the Open and DaF Individual sections.


    There will be only one poem for the Open Group Performance section.


    Where do I find the poems?


    Poems will be forwarded to the contact teacher from schools registering their participation on this site. The teacher determines if students are eligible for the DaF sections.


    Regional and State Finals


    Schools select students to enter the relevant Regional Final for Mainstream, Bilingual or Community Schools. Students at VSL Centres may also participate in a Regional Final.


    The Committee allocates schools and VSL Centres to a Regional Final.


    Who can enter a Regional Final?


    Students learning German at an AGTV member school can enter.


    The local Regional Final Coordinator determines how many students from each school can enter each section of the competition.


    Students may compete in one Individual (Open or DaF) competition and/or one Group Performance (Open) at a Regional Final.


    Students compete for Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the individual DaF and Open competitions at the Regional Final.


    There will be awards for the Open Group Performances.


    Results from regional Final must be received by Sat 10th August.


    Only eligible prize winners in the Individual competitions at Regional Finals progress to the State Final. NB: Year 4 students do not compete in the State Final.

    The State Final is on Saturday 17th August, 2019.


    For further updates about the competition, visit-

     


    About the Open and DaF Sections 2019

     

    There are two sections for the competition: OPEN and DaF (Deutsch als Fremdsprache - Second Language Learners).

     

    Eligibility for the OPEN Section 2019

    Any student learning German at an AGTV member school may enter the Open Section.


    There are two competitions in the Open section: Individual (Year 4, Years 5/6, Years 7/8 and Year 9) and Group Performance* (2 to 10 in a group from students learning German in Years 4 to 9 at the school).


    *Group performances are at Regional Finals only. There is ONE poem only for the Group Performance.


    Eligibility for the DaF Section 2019

    Students learning German as a new language from classroom exposure at an AGTV member school.


    There is one competition in the DaF section: Individual (Years 4 to 9)


    NB: It is the responsibility of the classroom teacher to determine the eligibility of students for DaF, which is a restricted competition. Teachers should contact the AGTV if they have any doubts about the eligibility of students.


    AGTV Criteria for Judging


    NB: No props. The judges decision if final.


    Pronunciation and Intonation

    The words are pronounced correctly with confidence.


    Diction and Phrasing

    The phrases are distinct and appropriately emphasized e.g. tempo, stress, pauses.


    Interpretation and Insight

    How effectively an understanding of the mood and meaning of the poem is conveyed. This includes the overall tone and use of voice, eye contact, facial expressions and, in rare instances, limited gestures as appropriate for a recitation to a German-speaking community.


    And if students are competing in a Group Performance, there is an additional criterion:


    Group Performance

    How effectively the students work as a team to deliver a polished group performance.


    NB: Year 10 to 12 students may compete at the competition run by the universities. In 2019, this will be hosted by the University of Melbourne.

    • 18 May 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Austrian Club, 90 Sheehan Road, Heidelberg West
    Register


    The AGTV was founded forty years ago in 1979.


    Current and former members and friends of the AGTV are invited to attend a 40th Anniversary Lunch at the Austrian Club in Heidelberg West on Saturday 18th May from 12.00 to 4.00 pm. Ample free parking onsite. 


    Come along to reminisce with friends and colleagues. An area to display memorabilia and photos will be available.


    If you have a photo you could share for a rolling PowerPoint, please forward to or contact the Committee at: agtv@agtv.vic.edu.au


    Spread the word! 


    Registration / ticket purchases


    The cost of $40 pp includes-

    • gemütliches Beisammensein
    • savoury finger food and dessert buffet
    • brewed coffee and tea

    Alcoholic/soft drinks can be purchased at the bar.


    Pay by bank transfer or online by credit card or cheque to AGTV.


    Registration / ticket purchases no later than Wednesday 8th May 2019.

    This event is organised by the current Committee of the AGTV.


    Any questions, email: agtv@agtv.vic.edu.au



    • 21 Jun 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Melbourne

    UN Modell-Konferenz auf Deutsch 2019


    The Victorian Branch of the United Nations Association of Australia in collaboration with the AGTV are convening a model UN Conference in German for students in Year 11 and 12 studying German.


    DATE: Fri 21 June 2019  CONFIRMED


    VENUE: Bayview Eden, 6 Queens Road, Melbourne


    TOPIC: Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinschaften: In Richtung einer robusten Zukunft

    Sustainable cities and communities: Towards a resilient future


    COST: Nil


    Registrations closed in March.


    This event is supported by the Victorian Government and the AGTV Inc.

    • 04 Aug 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Melbourne

    Year 12 Forum for Students of VCE German


    Save the date: Sunday 4th August


    Venue: tbc


    Students register via TryBooking


    Individual members may also register via this website.


    Further details in 2019



    • 30 Aug 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Melbourne

    VICTORIAN STATE CONFERENCE FOR TEACHERS OF GERMAN 2019


    Date: Friday 30th August

    Venue: Mantra Bell City, Preston

    Theme: Viel zu feiern!


    The AGTV is celebrating 40 years since its foundation and the wonderful work of teachers in schools.


    Details and registration TBC.


    CALL FOR PAPERS


    Submissions on a wide range of topics, research and experiences are welcome.


    Submissions accepted until Friday 14th June


Past events

29 Mar 2019 AGTV Wimmera Mallee Network Meeting
25 Mar 2019 AGTV Primary German Matters PD
14 Mar 2019 AGTV Pop Up PD for Teachers of VCE German
14 Mar 2019 AGTV Focus on Junior Secondary
15 Feb 2019 AGTV Planning & Technology PD 2019
19 Nov 2018 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
16 Nov 2018 Annual General Meeting and Presentations - AGTV Inc.
07 Nov 2018 AGTV Pop Up PD: Practical Workshop on the Revised VCE German Study Design
30 Oct 2018 Presentation from Hueber: Secondary Materials
29 Oct 2018 Presentation from Hueber: Primary / Secondary Materials
31 Jul 2018 Application for Support to Attend GI National Conference
29 Jul 2018 Year 12 Forum for Students of German
22 Jun 2018 UN Modell-Konferenz auf Deutsch 2018 (Yrs 11 & 12)
17 May 2018 AGTV Monash Metro Network Meeting
14 May 2018 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
09 May 2018 AGTV Pop Up PD for Teachers of VCE German
09 May 2018 AGTV Primary Matters Conference 2018
27 Apr 2018 AGTV Wimmera Mallee Network Meeting
02 Apr 2018 Macht mit: AGTV Poetry Competition 2018 for Years 4 to 9
02 Mar 2018 AGTV Planning 2018
24 Feb 2018 Pop Up PD for Inexperienced Teachers of VCE German
11 Feb 2018 Macht mit: Chor des Jahres 2017 (F-12)
11 Feb 2018 Macht mit: AGTV Song des Jahres 2018 (F-12)
10 Feb 2018 Macht mit: Kunst und Poesie 2018 (F-6)
10 Feb 2018 Macht mit: Werbespot Competition 2018 for Years 5 to 12
09 Feb 2018 Annual General Meeting of the AGTV Inc.- NEW DATE
02 Dec 2017 POSTPONED Annual General Meeting of the AGTV Inc.
01 Sep 2017 Victorian Conference for Teachers of German
13 Aug 2017 Year 12 Forum for Students of German
26 Jul 2017 German Day Out 2017
03 Jun 2017 Pop Up PD: Teachers of VCE German
24 May 2017 Macht mit: Chor des Jahres 2017
24 May 2017 Macht mit: AGTV Song des Jahres 2017
24 May 2017 Macht mit: Kunst und Poesie 2017 for F-6
23 May 2017 Macht mit: Werbespot Competition 2017 for Secondary Students
22 May 2017 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
15 May 2017 Focus on Junior Secondary Symposium
28 Apr 2017 AGTV Wimmera Mallee Network Meeting
24 Apr 2017 Registration: AGTV Poetry Competition 2017 for Years 4 to 9
17 Mar 2017 AGTV Primary Matters Conference 2017
22 Feb 2017 Seminar for Teachers of VCE German
11 Nov 2016 Annual General Meeting of the AGTV Inc.
21 Oct 2016 AGTV Primary Matters Conference 2016
17 Oct 2016 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
06 Sep 2016 Workshop: Lesekompetenz
07 Aug 2016 Year 12 Forum for Students of German
27 Jul 2016 German Day Out 2016
23 Jun 2016 AGTV Committee Meeting
04 Jun 2016 PD: Teachers of VCE German
16 May 2016 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
21 Apr 2016 AGTV Committee Meeting
17 Mar 2016 Macht mit: Chor des Jahres 2016
17 Mar 2016 Macht mit: AGTV Song des Jahres 2016
17 Mar 2016 Macht mit: Werbespot Competition 2016 for Secondary Students
17 Mar 2016 Macht mit: Kunst und Poesie 2016 for F-6
16 Mar 2016 Macht mit! AGTV Poetry Competition 2016 for Years 4 to 9
10 Mar 2016 AGTV Committee Meeting
08 Mar 2016 AGTV Gippsland Network Meeting
07 Mar 2016 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
04 Mar 2016 AGTV Calder Network Meeting
03 Mar 2016 AGTV Wimmera Mallee Network Meeting
25 Feb 2016 Seminar for Teachers of VCE German
11 Feb 2016 AGTV Committee Meeting
13 Nov 2015 AGTV/GI Presentation Evening 2015
13 Nov 2015 AGTV Annual General Meeting 2015
04 Nov 2015 NW: AGTV Gippsland Network Meeting
02 Nov 2015 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
22 Oct 2015 G-I School Film Festival 2015
15 Oct 2015 AGTV Committee Meeting
13 Oct 2015 NW: North East Knox Network
04 Sep 2015 AGTV/GI Victorian State Conference
27 Aug 2015 AGTV Committee Meeting
16 Aug 2015 Year 12 Forum for Students of German
08 Aug 2015 AGTV State Final of the Poetry Competition
03 Aug 2015 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
30 Jul 2015 AGTV Committee Meeting
23 Jul 2015 German Day Out
25 Jun 2015 Macht mit: KINDER- und JUGENDCHOR DES JAHRES 2015
04 Jun 2015 AGTV Committee Meeting
22 May 2015 AGTV Felix und Franzi Trial 2015
14 May 2015 PD for Teachers of VCE German
07 May 2015 PD: Learning German through Poetry
04 May 2015 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
30 Apr 2015 AGTV Committee Meeting
19 Apr 2015 Melbourne Language Picnic
15 Apr 2015 AGTV NW Calder Network Meeting
15 Apr 2015 Macht mit! AGTV Poetry Competition 2015 for Years 4 to 9
27 Mar 2015 Macht mit: Deutsch roX German Song Writing F-12
27 Mar 2015 Macht mit: WERBESPOT for secondary students
23 Mar 2015 Macht mit: Kunst und Poesie 2015 for F-6
19 Mar 2015 AGTV Wimmera Mallee Network Meeting
18 Mar 2015 AGTV Primary Matters Conference 2015
12 Mar 2015 AGTV Committee Meeting
05 Mar 2015 AGTV NW Calder Network Meeting
03 Mar 2015 AGTV North East Knox Metro Meeting
27 Feb 2015 Kreatives Deutsch - Teacher Workshop
27 Feb 2015 AGTV Leadership Conference 2015
26 Feb 2015 AGTV Thursday PD for Teachers of VCE German
12 Feb 2015 AGTV Committee Meeting
09 Feb 2015 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
11 Nov 2014 Presentation Evening
11 Nov 2014 AGTV Annual General Meeting 2014
10 Nov 2014 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
16 Oct 2014 AGTV Committee Meeting
12 Sep 2014 Competition: Deutsch roX for Primary and Secondary Students
12 Sep 2014 Competition: Kunst und Poesie 2014 - Foundation to Year 10
10 Sep 2014 AGTV North East Inner Network
05 Sep 2014 AGTV Conference 2014 - Fri and/or Sat
30 Aug 2014 AGTV State Final of the Poetry Competition
04 Aug 2014 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
24 Jul 2014 German Day Out
17 Jul 2014 AGTV Committee Meeting
26 May 2014 AGTV Geelong Western District Network Meeting
24 May 2014 Saturday Workshop for Inexperienced Teachers of VCE German
19 May 2014 AGTV Wimmera Mallee Network Meeting
08 May 2014 AGTV Committee Meeting
07 May 2014 Years 4 to 9 Poetry Competition 2014 - Expression of Interest
06 May 2014 AGTV Gippsland Network Meeting
20 Mar 2014 AGTV Committee Meeting
13 Mar 2014 AGTV Primary Matters Conference 2014
05 Mar 2014 AGTV in Gippsland - Teacher Network Meeting
04 Mar 2014 SAGSE Annual De-Briefing from Scholarship Recipients
26 Feb 2014 AGTV Leadership Team Meeting
20 Feb 2014 AGTV Thursday PD for Teachers of VCE German
29 Nov 2013 AGTV - Annual General Meeting 2013
29 Nov 2013 AGTV PD: Feste feiern
29 Nov 2013 AGTV Committee and Network Leader Meeting
31 Oct 2013 AGTV Committee Meeting
12 Sep 2013 AGTV Committee Meeting
06 Sep 2013 Victorian State Conference for Teachers of German
11 Aug 2013 Year 12 Forum for Students of German
08 Aug 2013 AGTV Committee Meeting
25 Jul 2013 German Day Out
06 Jun 2013 AGTV Committee Meeting
30 May 2013 AGTV Thursday PD for Teachers of VCE German
25 May 2013 AGTV Saturday PD Buffet in May
10 May 2013 MLTAV Conference
02 May 2013 AGTV Committee Meeting
30 Apr 2013 Carnival - European Languages Festival
29 Apr 2013 Carnival - European Languages Festival
16 Apr 2013 MLTAV Webinar Series Apr-Aug: Blended Learning
21 Mar 2013 AGTV Committee Meeting
07 Mar 2013 AGTV VCE PD (B) for all Teachers of VCE German
07 Mar 2013 AGTV VCE PD (A) for Inexperienced Teachers of VCE German
04 Mar 2013 AGTV Primary Teachers' Conference: Primary Matters
22 Feb 2013 25th Anniversary Dinner for the AGTV-BJR Student Exchange
22 Feb 2013 AGTV Leadership Team Conference 2013

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