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

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: trybooking.com/BINFU (before 12 March) See EVENTS page … Read more Themed tour of the National Portrait Gallery and ATESOL ACT AGM

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 ACTA International Conference 2020 – Call for Presentations

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 Multilingual Storyboxes – professional learning event on 2nd November 

Using the CSWE – two interactive workshops in October-November

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 Using the CSWE – two interactive workshops in October-November

Scaffolding Literacy Community of Practice – photos

On Saturday 31 October, several Scaffolding Literacy practitioners shared their practice from ACT classrooms, and lead discussions about working with the Scaffolding Literacy pedagogy. See photos from the events on our Recent Events page. You can also download copies of some of the presentation slides and handouts and check under the photos for links to … Read more Scaffolding Literacy Community of Practice – photos