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The Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages in the Australian Capital Territory warmly welcomes educators working with English language learners in pre-school, school, adult English, ELICOS, tertiary, teacher education and research programs.

***Early Bird Membership is now closed.***

Refer 2 new members and get your membership FREE!

Government or Private Sector body
$72 Early Bird
$80 Regular

  • two places at discounted rate at events
  • 1 vote at AGM/meetings

Full Member
Full-time Employment

$49.50 Early Bird
$55 Regular

  • discounted rate at events
  • 1 vote at AGM/meetings

Part-time Teacher/Unwaged

$31.50 Early Bird
$35 Regular  

  • discounted rate at events
  • 1 vote at AGM/meetings
  • Unwaged or working less than/equal to 0.6 of full-time load

Full- or Part-time Students of Education/TESOL

$ Free

  • discounted rate at events
  • no voting rights at AGM/meetings
  • Limit of 5 consecutive years student membership
  • Current student number required
  • Examples of studies include: teacher preparation, advanced teaching, teaching support and linguistics/applied linguistics.


Download the Membership Flyer HERE

Membership entitles you to members’ rates at:

  • ATESOL ACT events 
  • professional learning activities organised by most ACTA member associations across Australia (many on-line and many are free)
  • the biennial ACTA conference and lively professional learning workshops with local, national and international presenters.

You will also:

  • receive ATESOL ACT e-newsletters that include local news, information on professional development activities and more
  • get updates on and input to TESOL advocacy in the ACT and nationally
  • benefit from affiliation with the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA), which advocates nationally for TESOL teachers and learners, is responsible for the biennial national ACTA conference and the online TESOL in Context journal.

ATESOL ACT also has a Facebook Group where members can connect, learn and share, and posts news and information on Twitter.

NOTE: Membership of ATESOL ACT is for a calendar year – 1st January – 31st December.

If you have any questions re membership, please contact our Treasurer: