Jane Orton

Jane Orton, PhD was Director of the Chinese Teacher Training Centre at the University of Melbourne from 2009 to 2015, prior to which she coordinated Modern Languages Education at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education for 20 years. Jane Orton is an internationally recognised leader on the teaching and learning of Chinese and has published widely in the field, including The Current State of Chinese Language Education in Australian Schools (third edition, The University of Melbourne and Asialink, Melbourne, 2010) and most recently, ‘Chinese Language Education: Teacher Training’ in Chan Sin-Wai (ed.) The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language, pp 104-118, Abingdon, Oxford: Routledge, 2016.