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

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, […]


VicTESOL Membership: Pro-rata rate now available!

-Join VicTESOL for the next 6 months- *ALL MEMBERSHIP PRICES 50% OFF – REDUCED RATES FOR 6 MONTH MEMBERSHIP PERIOD* 2019 VicTESOL Memberships cover the period from 1/4/2019 until 31/3/2020.  A 6 month membership is now available to cover the period from 1/10/2019 to 31/3/2020. Concession Membership: was $55 now $27.50 Individual Membership: was $88 […]


eBulletin – September, 2019

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


Supporting recently-arrived EAL students in a mainstream school setting

Elena Di Mascolo & Liaqat Gulzari Dandenong High School Wednesday 4 September, 4-5pm In this workshop, Elena and Liaqat shared their experiences establishing and implementing specialised programs for recently-arrived EAL students in a culturally-diverse secondary school setting, from Year 7-10. They explained the features of the various academic and non-academic programs, including both embedded and […]


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