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

ATESOL ACT contributes to the BSSS English Framework

In late April this year, ATESOL ACT asked the Board of Senior Secondary Studies to consider issues raised by ATESOL ACT members regarding the draft English Framework. Although the closing date for comments had passed, the BSSS CEO, Mr Martin Watson, generously agreed to convene an open Zoom meeting for ATESOL ACT invitees. An open … Read more ATESOL ACT contributes to the BSSS English Framework

ACTA Survey on the Effects of COVID-19 on Post-School EAL Educators

Have you taught or managed in programs for international students and/or adult migrant and refugee English language learners, for example in the AMEP, SEE Program, TAFE, university, ELICOS and community and State-funded programs? Then you’ll know that the closure of Australia’s borders has huge implications for your program and employment! To help our national body, … Read more ACTA Survey on the Effects of COVID-19 on Post-School EAL Educators

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 >>

BSSS EALD Framework – Meeting Monday 4 May

Senior Secondary English/EALD Framework – Monday 4 May meeting with BSSS representatives ATESOL ACT invites Year 11 and 12 Senior Secondary teachers in the ACT to a meeting with representatives from the Board of Senior Secondary Studies (BSSS) to brief us and take questions on the Board’s response to EALD specific concerns regarding the English/EALD … Read more BSSS EALD Framework – Meeting Monday 4 May

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