Invitation for teachers of EAL/D in Australian schools to contribute to a survey study

You are invited to participate in a survey on privatisation practices (business-like activities) and commercial activities (buying/selling education goods) in the delivery of EAL/D in schools across Australia. This research project is being run by Dr Sue Creagh and has ethical approval from the University of Queensland (2022/HE001040). You can reach the survey through the … Read more

ACTA National EAL/D Roadmap for Schools

ACTA representatives are holding meetings with Ministers, politicians and various organisations to promote the recently launched EAL/D Schools Roadmap. For an infographic you can download for notice boards and sending to colleagues (kindly prepared for us by our sister association the Primary Teachers’ Association of Australia/PETAA), click here.

English for Adult Migrants: Future Directions – recording now available

In a collaboration with the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA), and VicTESOL, ATESOL ACT presented a Webinar on 11th November 2020: English for Adult Migrants – Future Directions. Alison Larkins, Commonwealth Coordinator-General for Migrant Services, spoke about the Commonwealth Government’s vision for English language provision for adult migrants. Then experienced AMEP teachers Jakki Cashman … Read more

The Refugee Experience – recording & resources now available

In a collaboration with the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA), the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) and VicTESOL, ATESOL ACT presented a Webinar event on 28th October 2020: The Refugee Experience – Resources for Teachers  with Dorothy Hoddinott, AO, Ambassador No Child Left Behind Campaign 2020 and Samuel Dariol from the Refugee Council of Australia. The webinar … Read more

ACTA Survey on the Effects of COVID-19 on Post-School EAL Educators

Have you taught or managed in programs for international students and/or adult migrant and refugee English language learners, for example in the AMEP, SEE Program, TAFE, university, ELICOS and community and State-funded programs? Then you’ll know that the closure of Australia’s borders has huge implications for your program and employment! To help our national body, … Read more