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.

Recent Updates

VicTESOL AGM & End of Year Celebration

5.00 – 7.30pm Wednesday 4 December 2019 Immigration Museum, 400 Flinders St, Melbourne At the AGM we will hear about VicTESOL’s achievements from the last year, share in awarding the 2019 VicTESOL Research Grant to the successful applicants and then network over canapés and drinks. Please email victesol [at] victesol.vic.edu.au to request: 2019 AGM Agenda […]


The diverse interactions of Aboriginal EALD speakers: Codeswitching, translanguaging or “whatever”….

Professor Rhonda Oliver, Curtin University Monday 28 October, 7-8pm (Australian Eastern Standard Daylight Savings Time) Australian Aboriginal people interact in diverse ways and this is especially the case for those who grow up and live in rural and remote locations. In such locations Standard Australian English (SAE) is often not spoken as the residents’ first […]


eBulletin – October, 2019

Read the October VicTESOL eBulletin online now. Click here to read online. And if you would like to subscribe to receive future updates please click here.


What support do you need to teach EAL learners?

Last chance to have your say- click here to complete the survey now! Survey closes this week- Friday 18 October. The Department of Education and Training is conducting a survey of the professional learning needs of teachers of English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners. The survey will provide teachers of EAL learners with an […]


Congratulations to the 2019 VicTESOL Research Grant recipients

The successful applicants for the 2019 VicTESOL Research Grant are Dr Anna Filipi, Prof Amanda Berry and Dr Minh Hue Nguyen from Monash University and Amy Kerwick and Sue Parlanti from Westall Secondary College, for their project on elucidating practices that assist EAL learners to acquire specialised science vocabulary. Research Team Members: Dr Anna Filipi, […]


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