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Mission

The SALC aims to foster learner autonomy by providing learners with opportunities to reflect and take charge of their language learning, and to develop skills for individualising the learning experience and making informed choices.

Specifically, our objectives are to support learners in:

  • -utilising appropriate communities, spaces, and resources for learning
  • -maximising their opportunities for interdependence and interaction with others
  • -becoming more aware and in control of their learning processes
  • -achieving their language-learning and other goals
  • -becoming confident language users
  • -developing language skills for future study and careers

We do this by:

  • -by providing access to, and promoting various learning communities
  • -providing a variety of learning spaces
  • -providing a range of quality language resources which are easily accessible
  • -offering a world class, professional advising service
  • -providing an evidence-based, needs-driven self-directed learning curriculum in a variety of accessible forms for language learners
  • -providing world class, professional administrative support
  • -ensuring our staff are engaged in ongoing training and professional development
  • -promoting and presenting our services and work effectively and innovatively with support from skilled, professional design staff
  • -being informed by ongoing research