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

Differentiation for EAL across the curriculum – Ruth Hibburt and the Geelong English Language Centre teachers and MEAs

This session was a practical workshop to assist teachers to modify programs and scaffold learning to assist EAL students to access the Victorian Curriculum across all subject areas. Participants learnt about engaging EAL learners, scaffolding essential vocabulary and making appropriate modifications to learning and assessment tasks. The session began with a short presentation from Ruth […]

eBulletin – June, 2020

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

Free online event: TasTESOL with the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra (Wed 10th June, 4.30pm)

A PRESENTATION OF ONLINE EDUCATION RESOURCES FOR ALL STUDENTS OF ALL AGES & BACKGROUNDS Wed 10th June, 4.30pm AEST TasTESOL has organised a free presentation by the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra showcasing their fabulous online educational resources.  Using Zoom, they will look at 4-5 pictures related to the theme of multiculturalism and identity and […]

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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