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
Join your English language teacher colleagues from across the ACT at this FREE social Friday afternoon drink and nibble. Celebrate the end of another amazing year supporting English language learners and chat with others who do the same as you! Full details and booking on the ATESOL ACT Events page
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
Are you teaching the new Certificates in Spoken & Written English (CSWE)? Do you have questions you’d like answered? Would you like to work with colleagues to improve your skills in teaching the new CSWE? Then these special interactive workshops are for YOU!! ATESOL ACT hosted a sequence of two workshops Using the Certificates of … Read more
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 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
ATESOL ACT invites you to the Annual Dinner 2019 with guest speaker Dorothy Hoddinott AO Dorothy will share sage words of wisdom from her wealth of experience working with and advocating for EAL learners. Friday 30th August 2019 Full details and bookings on the EVENTS page.
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
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
All current, past and interested members are invited to the 2019 Annual General Meeting. Saturday 11th May, 10:00am for 10:20am start Please book (no cost) here Nominations for 2019 executive and committee positions are welcome here Download a flyer ATESOLACT_2019_AGM