Entries by Carly

NGV Learn & VicTESOL: Colony to Nation – Bridging the Gap for EAL Learners

Colony to Nation – Bridging the Gap for EAL Learners Presented by NGV Learn and VicTESOL Thursday 22 July 2021 Explore the new suite of Colony to Nation resources for English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners. Featuring practical EAL teaching strategies, they are flexibly designed to develop your confidence in engaging students with Australian […]

ACTA Response: The Department of Home Affairs AMEP Reform Discussion Paper

The Department of Home Affairs has released a Discussion Paper regarding proposed reforms to the AMEP (see below). ACTA has prepared a response to the AMEP Reform Discussion Paper. Based on the recent forums ACTA has conducted in collaboration with State/Territory associations, we believe that this statement will help members and other organisations in making their […]

The Department of Home Affairs is seeking Expressions of Interest to attend their forum on the Reform of the Adult Migrant English Program

Department of Home Affairs Event 16th & 17th June The Department of Home Affairs has opened public consultations on a new business model for the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). The new business model will complement recent legislative reforms that allow more migrants to access the program for longer and until they achieve a higher […]

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Online Resourcing and Networking session for pre-service, early-career EAL teachers and teachers new to EAL

Thursday 3 June, 2021, 4-5pm Online Event – Presentation and Conversation Rooms This was an opportunity for teachers who are at a similar stage of their careers to share practice with teachers from other schools and institutions. A big part of this session was EAL resource sharing with Jennifer Peck from the Languages and Multicultural […]

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Supporting EAL students in Inquiry-based Learning

Wednesday 5 May, 3:45-4:45pm Online Event  Once upon a time, a good learner was one who could just recall and repeat knowledge. However, in contemporary education we expect learners to do so much more – to locate, evaluate, articulate and create information individually or collaboratively. Reflecting this, Inquiry-based Learning (IBL) has become a popular pedagogical […]