Location: Suite 18, Manuka Court, Bougainville Street, Manuka ACT 2603
Opening hours: 11.00 to 15.00, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
11.00 to 17.00, Tuesday and Thursday
The Centre will be closed during public holidays of the Australian Capital Territory (Canberra) and Spanish public holidays, in accordance to the Spanish Embassy calendar.
Services: Its principal objective is to facilitate adequate educational material (didactic methodology, books, films, dvds, cds, CD-Roms, videos, etc...) and information relating to Spanish courses to Australian teachers of Spanish. The Centre is among one of the first resource centres established abroad (1991), and is exclusively dependent to the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain in Australia, having its own premises. It was extended in 1998, and jointly inaugurated by the then Spanish Minister for Industry and Energy, the Hon. Jordi Piqué i Camps and the Australian Minister for Energy, the Hon. Warwick Parer, due to the growing demand of its users (teachers, students, members and general public) and to accommodate the increase of resources acquired on an annual basis.
Its primary functions are the following:
The Centre is not only open to teachers but also to the general public and is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion and dessimation of the Spanish languages and cultures. Presently the Malaspina Centre's members have access to over 10,000 resources for the teaching and learning of the Spanish language and cultures.
Terms and Conditions of Use: Loans are free of charge, althougth postal costs are to be paid by the member when the item is sent outside the ACT (Canberra) region.
The Centre's resources and its cultural and educational materials can be consulted in its ABIES catalogue.
Contact: Ms Francis García García, Administrative assistant
Phone/Fax: 61 (0) 2 62 39 71 53
Mail Address: P.O. Box 3811, Manuka ACT 2603.
The Spanish Resource Centre at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT), organises Spanish as Foreign Language and Spanish as a Second Language professional development courses and learning and teaching Spanish in general.
It also organises, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Spain in Melbourne , and other representations and organisations of Hispanic countries in Victoria, workshops, seminars, courses and conferences to increase international cooperation between RMIT and the academic and research institutions of the Spanish speaking countries.
Spanish Resource Centre at RMIT
Building 37. Level 3
School of Global Studies, Social Science & Planning
RMIT University, City Campus
411 Swanston St. Melbourne VIC 3000
Tel: 61 (0) 3 99259769
Fax: 61 (0) 3 99253049