Welcome to VicTESOL

VicTESOL is a professional association committed to promoting excellence in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and supporting cultural and linguistic diversity through high quality multicultural education. VicTESOL provides support and services to generalist, content, trade and EAL specialist teachers across the state of Victoria.

VicTESOL proudly hosted the 2014 ACTA Conference in Melbourne

VicTESOL Symposium Resources

Thank you to all those who attended the VicTESOL Symposium, held on the 1st of August, 2016. It was a fantastic day, filled with thought-provoking presentations, useful strategies and theoretical insight.

We have uploaded the recordings from keynote presenters Professor Joe Lo Bianco and Associate Professor Misty Adoniou, as well as other resources, videos and documents from the day.

Recent Updates

Misty Adoniou

Keynote Speaker Misty Adoniou in The Conversation

What went wrong at Aurukun School?

Joe Lo Bianco

eBulletin – July, 2016

Read the July VicTESOL eBulletin online now

Misty Adoniou

Symposium Keynote Speaker Associate Professor Misty Adoniou

Associate Professor Misty Adoniou


Symposium Keynote Speaker Professor Joe Lo Bianco

Professor Joe Lo Bianco


How students from non-English-speaking backgrounds learn to read and write in different ways

An interesting article written by Sally Baker & Georgina Ramsay, both of the University of Newcastle, on The Conversation.

Click here for the full list of updates.