ACTA International Conference 2020 – Call for Presentations

The Call for Presentations and Registrations are now open for the ACTA International Conference 2020! This is OUR national conference, hosted by our colleagues in Queensland, QATESOL. It will be held in Brisbane, from 30 September to 2 October, with pre-conference workshops on 29 September. The Conference theme for 2020 is: Pushing the Boundaries. Conference … Read more

Multilingual Storyboxes – professional learning event on 2nd November 

Are you looking for something new about EAL/D pedagogy? Do you love using stories for language and literacy development? Then come along to explore the use of multilingual Storyboxes in the classroom with Dr Gill Pennington, EAL/D Consultant in NSW (and former President of ATESOL ACT). Storyboxes promote the diversity of languages in the community, … Read more

Professional Learning event in September on the ACARA EAL/D Learning Progression

ATESOL ACT invites you to a Professional Learning Event in September… Comparing the ACARA EAL/D Learning Progression and the Literacy Learning Progression Presented by Margaret Turnbull, Principal Policy Analyst, Statistics and Analysis Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation, NSW Government. Saturday 14th September 2019 Find all details and link for bookings on the EVENTS page.

New Beginnings 12-part documentary podcast series

New Beginnings explores the personal stories of migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees in Canberra and Australia. New Beginnings is the result of over fifty interviews, including the shared stories of migrants, asylum seekers, refugees and the professional insights of educators, academics, community leaders and stakeholders. One of the main aims of the documentary series is … Read more

Upcoming professional learning events for 2019

Your ATESOL ACT Committee members are organising some interesting and useful professional learning events for the remainder of 2019 ATESOL ACT Annual Dinner, with guest speaker Dorothy Hoddinott Comparison between ACARA Literacy Progression & EAL/D Progression Multilingual Storybox Project Interactive Workshop for teachers using the Certificates of Spoken and Written English (CWSE) See our EVENTS … Read more

Term 2, 2019 Meet & Greet

Come along to our regular FREE Meet & Greet event to meet and network with other teachers of students learning English as a second or additional language, whether in the adult or school sector. When: Friday 7 June 2019, 4:00pm to 6:00pm Where: EQ Cafe, Kent Street Deakin RSVP here Download a flyer ATESOLACT_Networking_Jun_2019