Nominations for ATESOL ACT 2020 executive and committee

Nominations for the 2020 executive and committee of ATESOL ACT are open. ATESOL ACT supports EAL professionals in endeavours of advocacy, professional learning and networking. Get involved to represent schools and adult learning, and/or help out with other activities such as event management, IT/communication and membership. Nominate here: ATESOL ACT 2020 Committee Nominations Elections for … Read more

Themed tour of the National Portrait Gallery and ATESOL ACT AGM

ATESOL ACT invites you to 
a special tour of the National Portrait Gallery followed by the 2020 Annual General Meeting DATE: Thursday 19th March 2020 _______4:00pm start to view the collection on ‘Identity’ _______4:45pm ATESOL ACT AGM LOCATION: The National Portrait Gallery, King Edward Terrace, Parkes REGISTER here: (before 12 March) See EVENTS page … Read more

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. ATESOL … 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