For new users of Victorian EALF – introduction to the new curriculum
October 17 from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This first webinar in our series is for teachers who have never used the Victorian EAL Framework Curriculum. You will gain an understanding and overview of the curriculum as well as drill down to unit level to learn about how to apply the curriculum in your teaching.
Margaret Corrigan (Host)
Margaret, current President of VicTESOL, is CEO of Carringbush Adult Education, a not-for-profit training provider in inner-city Melbourne. She has over 30 years’ experience in a range of educational settings in Australia and the Asia – Pacific region. She is passionate about improving outcomes for learners through supporting teachers with professional learning.
Nadia Casarotto (Presenter)
Nadia is one of the Curriculum Maintenance Managers (CMM) based at Victoria University. The Curriculum Maintenance Manager (CMM) service is provided on behalf of the Victorian State Government and supports the Vocational Education and Training system across a number of industries. As the General Studies and Further Education CMM, Nadia monitors and manages the accreditation of a range of foundation courses including language, literacy and numeracy crown copy accredited courses. These include the Certificates In General Education for Adults (CGEA) and the English as an Additional Language (EAL) Framework. Nadia has a background in EAL and adult literacy and has worked in the VET sector over a number of years in different roles.
Angela DiSciascio (Presenter)
Angela Di Sciascio has worked in the adult EAL sector for over twenty years and is currently teaching at Gordon TAFE in Geelong. She is Chair of the Victorian EAL Framework Adult Sector Advisory Group and Vice President of VicTESOL.