A message from Vanessa Gervolino Principal of L’École Internationale James Cook, Nouméa

“I am delighted to announce the new 2019 Immersive program at EIJC. The program is designed specifically for visiting Australian school groups over 3 or 4 days. Our ongoing relationship with TETC has been the catalyst to develop an innovative program for Australian students that maximises their language intake while in Noumea” EIJC is the [...]

Jennifer visited International House Madrid (IHM), TETC exclusive Education Partner in Madrid, Spain.

Spanish Language courses are delivered in Spanish and cross-curricular groups catered for in English. Madrid has stunning Ancient and Modern history sites. It is very conscious of the environment and Art spills out of the Museums and into the streets. Very handy for TETC Lessons On The Move where your IHM teacher takes you on [...]

Sant’Anna Institute – Sorrento , Italy

TETC Curriculum & Education Advisor Mara Spessot and National Coordinator Jennifer Smith enjoy the hospitality of Sant'Anna Institute. Celebrating its 20 years since creation, Sant'Anna Institute caters for Italian and Latin student language groups as well as cross-curricular subjects including History, Visual Arts and History of Religion (in English for non-language students). Jennifer even had [...]

Italian teacher Daniela T from Pascoe Vale PS was delighted to win a bottle of French champagne from TETC at the recent MLTAV conference in Melbourne.

TETC has released a new educational-focused study tour to Italy. Tour E244L features one week of touring starting in the North of the country and including Venice, Florence, Rome followed by a week of classroom lessons and local excursions at Sant'Anna Institute in Sorrento, Amalfi Coast. Classroom lessons content can be tailor-made according to Australian [...]

New Sir John Monash Centre at Villers-Bretonneux

In time for ANZAC day this year the new Sir John Monash Centre had opened at the Villers-Bretonneux memorial providing a new interactive resource incorporating an app on your phone" #AnzacDay – The event was covered by French and Australian media including the local Courrier Picard newspaper.

Another excited group of students heading to France

Another excited group of students heading to France for an Immersive French and Homestay program. Organise your French (or Cross-Curricular) study tour for 2019 now https://tetc.tours/tour/e400h-france-local-school-immersion-in-loches-french-and-or-history-lessons-touring-3/

The Dos and don’ts of tipping abroad

Interesting piece from our friends at travelmonitor.com.au Let’s not beat around the bush. Tipping is a pain. It is not so much about the willingness to tip – it’s knowing how much, and when it’s necessary. It can add unnecessary stress during your trips, and usually (for us inexperienced Aussies) it’s embarrassing. To simplify the language […]

TETC French Teachers PD in France now NESA accredited in NSW

 TETC is very pleased to announce the recent NESA Registration of the Stage for 65.5 hours of Professional Development contributing towards Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW. The Stage is also open to teachers from all States and a number of teachers from ACT, VIC and QLD have already registered.NSW teachers: NAFT will extend financial assistance of […]


Congratulations to Sam Weterkamp, French Teacher and winner of TETC prize at the recent Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations (AFMLTA) conference at Bond University on the Gold Coast. Sam is working on a 2018 study tour to Nouméa for her Year 5 and 6 students. TETC has just released 2018 programs for Primary and Secondary schools […]

One less thing to think about when organising your next Study Tour abroad.

Outgoing Passenger Card (OPC) to be retired from from 1 July 2017. The end of an era ! The familiar green passenger card will no longer be around from the start of next month. Arriving passengers must still complete the orange incoming passenger card (IPC).