Image from <https://blog.udemy.com/teaching-english-as-a-second-language-online/> If you are interested in joining ATESOL ACT for 2017 you can do so here. Remember, to get the discounted membership price for Professional Learning such as “Spelling it out” (Tickets here) you must have paid for your 2017 membership.
Saturday 13th May 2017 Professional Learning Jenny Hammond Meeting the need of refugee students in mainstream classrooms. More information will follow as soon as it is available….
ATESOLACT has a long tradition of sponsoring teachers in rural Cambodia attend Cambodia’s annual TESOL conference. Last year we raised enough money to sponsor 14 Cambodian provincial teachers to attend CamTESOL. We are collecting donations between now and December 1 2016. ATESOLACT will match donations up to at total on $1000. More information on CamTESOL … Read more
Join us for our final event of 2016! End of Year Drinks at The Duxton, O”Connor Cnr Sargood St & Macpherson St From 5.30pm 😆
Join us as Associate Professor Misty Adoniou presents her ground-breaking approach to teaching spelling. The session explores phonology, etymology, morphology and spelling pedagogies. This professional learning opportunity is accredited for 3 hours with TQI. Click the link for further details: Spelling it out – Associate Professor Misty Adoniou – February 18, 2017 … Read more
Last year, ATESOL ACT ran a competition to sponsor registration fees for two members to attend the 2016 ACTA-ACAL Diversity Conference, held in Perth in April. There were two sponsorships awarded: one for a member from the school sector, won by Jennifer Mayers, and one for a member from the adult sector, won by Lesley … Read more
Bookings now open for our next professional learning event on Saturday 30 July, 2016, 9:00am – 1:00pm Bilingual tools to enhance EAL/D students’ language development presented by Mallika Das (Auburn Public School). This one is targeted at primary and secondary teachers. We came across Mallika presenting at the ACTA conference in Perth earlier this year, … Read more
On Friday 6th May, interested professionals from all sectors gathered at the ANU for a workshop facilitated by Lauren Sadow, a PHD candidate with an extensive background in the fields of Linguistics and TESOL. The workshop developed teachers’ understanding of how culture and cultural values can be expressed through language, and how these aspects of … Read more
Following the 2016 ATESOL ACT AGM on 10 March, members heard from Emma Robertson, Director of the Youth Coalition of the ACT. Emma provided an excellent overview of the work undertaken by the Youth Coalition and its partnership with the Multicultural Youth Affairs Network (MYAN ACT). Read a report and links from this professional learning … Read more
At our 2016 Annual General Meeting on 10 March, members voted to approve a new Constitution for ATESOL ACT. The association has had the same constitution for more years than any current Committee member can remember; it certainly predates digital recordkeeping and appears to have been produced using very early word processing technology. The Committee … Read more