WEBINAR: English for Adult Migrants – Future Directions

Join us on Wednesday 11th November to learn about the Commonwealth Government’s vision for English language provision for adult migrants with presenter Alison Larkins, Commonwealth Coordinator-General for Migrant Services, and responses from experienced AMEP teachers Jakki Cashman (Canberra) and Skye Playsted (Queensland).   For full details and bookings visit the EVENTS page >>    

WEBINAR: The Refugee Experience – Resources for Teachers

In a collaboration with the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA), the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) and VicTESOL, ATESOL ACT are pleased to present a Webinar event on Wednesday 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 … Read more WEBINAR: The Refugee Experience – Resources for Teachers

Read about our latest PD event, ‘The Dictionary of Invisible Culture’

The report, resources and recording from our last PD event, The Dictionary of Invisible Culture: Language to explain the confusing and complicated with presenter Dr Lauren Sadow, are now available on this website.   Read the report and comments from participants, plus access the presenter’s slides and a recording of the session, on our RECENT EVENTS PAGE >> … Read more Read about our latest PD event, ‘The Dictionary of Invisible Culture’

The Dictionary of Invisible Culture – PD workshop – 29 August 2020

Preparations for our second professional development event for August have just been finalised. We are pleased to have Dr Lauren Sadow from ANU leading us in a 3-hour workshop on The Dictionary of Invisible Culture: Language to explain the confusing and complicatedon Saturday, 29 August 2020 from 2.00pm to 5.00pm, on Zoom Lauren Sadow will present this … Read more The Dictionary of Invisible Culture – PD workshop – 29 August 2020

Share Your Best Lesson PL – 15 August 2020

Registration is now open for our next fabulous PL event…SHARE YOUR BEST LESSON Expert EAL/D teachers will present strategies that they have found particularly successful with their school-aged and adult learners in specialist and mainstream classrooms.Saturday, 15th August 2020 from 3.00pm to 5.00pm on Zoom.Details and Booking on our EVENTS page

Notes from the NPG virtual tour

Read all about the recent virtual tour that the National Portrait Gallery hosted for ATESOL ACT. We have also collated detailed notes – 8 pages of them – on the images, stories and ideas shared in the session, which you can download from the Recent Events page >>

Supporting EAL/D learners remotely in an online environment: a workshop – 9 May

Join your local ACT colleagues from across all education sectors in a remote, online workshop, to learn and discuss ways to support your EAL/D learners remotely in an online environment.   We have lined up presentations on how digital tools can be used to support EAL/D learner needs, and how face-to-face content can be adapted for … Read more Supporting EAL/D learners remotely in an online environment: a workshop – 9 May

Join our virtual tour of the National Portrait Gallery

You may remember that a special on-site tour of the National Portrait Gallery collection for EAL/D teachers had been scheduled to precede the ATESOL ACT Annual General Meeting last month?  But due to the mounting COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings at the time, the NPG tour had to be cancelled (and the Committee hastily reorganised the AGM … Read more Join our virtual tour of the National Portrait Gallery