AMEP Advisory Committee established

Our national peak body for TESOL in Australia, the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA), is delighted that the Department of Home Affairs has set up an AMEP Advisory Committee in line with one of the recommendations of the 2019 Social Compass AMEP Evaluation. The Committee is chaired by Alison Larkins, who was appointed in … Read more AMEP Advisory Committee established

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 Nominations for ATESOL ACT 2020 executive and committee

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 New Beginnings 12-part documentary podcast series

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 Upcoming professional learning events for 2019

Term 2, 2019 Meet & Greet

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

Leading EAL/D PL Within Schools – 11th May

ATESOL ACT member Mei French will provide an example of a whole-school EAL/D professional learning program and lead participants in developing an EAL/D professional learning plan for their own context. Saturday 11th May, 8:30am for 9:00am start TQI accredited for 2 hours $20 ATESOL ACT members, $40 non-members UC SSC Lake Ginninderra College Bookings by … Read more Leading EAL/D PL Within Schools – 11th May