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

eBulletin – May, 2020

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

VicTESOL Webinar- Intercultural communication in the adult EAL classroom: Concepts and classroom practice (Skye Playsted)

Skye Playsted Thursday 14 May 2020 When we think of the term ‘culture’, it can be easy to focus on concrete elements such as art, music, clothing or food. However, these visible aspects are only the tip of the cultural iceberg (Ting-Toomey & Chung, 2011). Deeper cultural assumptions are hidden from view and are not...

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Nominations for the British Council ELTons Outstanding Achievement Award 2020 are open until Friday 29 May 2020

ELTons would like to invite you and your networks to nominate those from across the English language teaching community around the world who inspire you and others. You can find out more and make a submission on the ELTons website by Friday 29 May, 23.59 (UK time). Now more than ever, it’s important to recognise […]

Learning from home: Supporting EAL students remotely – Participant contributions

The ideas compiled here are from teacher comments and discussions during a number of professional learning sessions that VicTESOL has run since the move to online and remote learning began. The teachers who participated were from primary and secondary schools and from the adult education sector. Like the teachers in this session, we hope the […]

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English as an Additional Language (EAL) – Department information

EAL information for schools is outlined on the Department website at: https://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/support/diversity/eal/Pages/default.aspx Click here to access information relating to: New EAL curriculum Students Schools Teachers Program planning Assessment and reporting EAL in Victorian government schools  

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