Dr. Joseph LO BIANCO
Professor of Language and Literacy Education, The University of Melbourne
Joseph Lo Bianco is Prof. of Language and Literacy Education at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. He supervises PhD research projects, teaches courses in language planning and supports international research projects in several countries on language and culture studies, language planning and multiculturalism/intercultural education. Since 2011 he has served as senior research advisor a European Commission project on Languages in Urban Communities-Integration and Diversity for Europe (LUCIDE). He wrote Australia’s National Policy on Languages in 1987, the first multilingual national language policy in an English speaking country.