PL: Bilingual tools to enhance EAL/D students’ language development – 30 July

Bookings now open for our next professional learning event on Saturday 30 July, 2016, 9:00am – 1:00pm Bilingual tools to enhance EAL/D students’ language development presented by Mallika Das (Auburn Public School).  This one is targeted at primary and secondary teachers. We came across Mallika presenting at the ACTA conference in Perth earlier this year, … Read more PL: Bilingual tools to enhance EAL/D students’ language development – 30 July

Minimal English as a Pedagogical Tool – workshop report, links & photos

On Friday 6th May, interested professionals from all sectors gathered at the ANU for a workshop facilitated by Lauren Sadow, a PHD candidate with an extensive background in the fields of Linguistics and TESOL. The workshop developed teachers’ understanding of how culture and cultural values can be expressed through language, and how these aspects of … Read more Minimal English as a Pedagogical Tool – workshop report, links & photos

Youth Coalition of the ACT – report of our professional learning session 10 March

Following the 2016 ATESOL ACT AGM on 10 March, members heard from Emma Robertson, Director of the Youth Coalition of the ACT.  Emma provided an excellent overview of the work undertaken by the Youth Coalition and its partnership with the Multicultural Youth Affairs Network (MYAN ACT). Read a report and links from this professional learning … Read more Youth Coalition of the ACT – report of our professional learning session 10 March

ATESOL ACT has a new Constitution

At our 2016 Annual General Meeting on 10 March, members voted to approve a new Constitution for ATESOL ACT. The association has had the same constitution for more years than any current Committee member can remember; it certainly predates digital recordkeeping and appears to have been produced using very early word processing technology.  The Committee … Read more ATESOL ACT has a new Constitution