Local events in Canberra and region
Canberra Region Languages Forum
Monthly updates of language related news and upcoming activities for your information:
Canberra Region Languages Forum: https://canberralanguages.blogspot.com
ANU Language Teaching Forum
The first Monday of the month, 4.15 – 5.15 pm
Room W3.03, Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building #110, ANU
The Forum is a discussion platform for language teachers and researchers across ANU colleges as well as for language educators from outside the university such as secondary school teachers and educators from community schools. The main objective is to foster the exchange of research and new approaches in language education. For more information and/or to join the mailing list, contact Wesley Lim at Wesley.Lim@anu.edu.au
Modern Language Teachers’ Association ACT (MLTA ACT)
MLTA ACT is the ATESOL ACT equivalent in the area of languages other than English (LOTE). Some of their events will be of interest to English language teachers. [Note that membership of ATESOL ACT does not qualify you for member rates at their events.]
MLTA ACT website events page: https://www.mltaact.asn.au/events.htm
ARC Centre of Excellence for The Dynamic of Language at ANU
CoEDLang are investigating how languages vary, how we learn them, how we process them and how they evolve.
CoEDLang is headquartered at ANU, so they hold many events locally:
Website events page: https://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/news-and-media/events/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CoEDL
ACTA Conference 2021 – Brisbane, 28 – 30 September
QATESOL will host the 2021 ACTA Conference in Brisbane from 28 – 30 September 2021.
The Conference theme will be Pushing the Boundaries.
ATESOL ACT membership entitles you to discounted registration at the 2021 ACTA Conference. To request your ATESOL ACT member discount code, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org BEFORE you register on the conference website.
Conference website: actaconference.com/
Follow the Conference Facebook page to get updates leading up to the Conference: www.facebook.com/ACTAConference/
TESOL Conferences, Workshops, etc. in Australia & NZ
Other Events and Professional Development opportunities
- ACTA Events page – list of events past, present and future, including affiliated organisations’ events
- The #AusELT Resource Wiki – Professional Development page – crowd-sourced list of PD for English Language teachers in Australia and nearby
- PETAA Professional Learning – courses and events from the Primary English Teaching Association Australia