Entries by Carly

VicTESOL Symposium 2019 – Bookings now open!

Sharing multiple perspectives on TESOL Monday 19 August 2019 8:30am – 4pm Bastow Institute, 603-615 Queensberry St, North Melbourne, 3051 For more details about the event, please click here. To book tickets, please click here. – Keynote Speaker – Dr Marianne Turner – Monash University Exploring the ‘SOL’ in ‘TESOL’: Leveraging and developing students’ linguistic repertoire […]

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Professional Learning: Introduction to the draft English as an Additional Language curriculum

The draft EAL Curriculum has now been released for familiarisation and optional implementation. To support the release of the EAL Curriculum, the VCAA in partnership with VicTESOL, are offering a mix of face-to-face and webinar professional learning sessions over May and June 2019 beginning 16 May. For information and registration details, please go to the […]

Greens’ national plan for English language learners welcomed

The Australian Council of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Associations welcomed the Greens’ announcement of their national plan to ensure that migrants and refugees throughout Australia have access to effective English language support in the school, post-school and adult education sectors. Click here to read the full media release.

VicTESOL Research Grant 2019- applications now open!

Applications are now open for the VicTESOL Research Grant 2019.  The VicTESOL Research Grant offers funds of $10,000 in 2019 to a research team to conduct research into the TESOL field.  The project must involve researchers and practitioners as research partners.  Click here for further information. The research team will work collaboratively with VicTESOL to report […]

English as an Additional Language (EAL) F–10 Curriculum update

The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) has released the draft EAL curriculum.  The revised full consultation draft of the new English as an Additional Language (EAL) F–10 curriculum is now available on the VCAA website. The curriculum is available for schools and teachers to review and provide feedback.  Schools can also now choose to […]

Renew your VicTESOL Membership for 2019

Thank you to everyone who has been a member of VicTESOL throughout 2018/19- we hope this has provided you with opportunities for professional learning, networking and access to information & resources relating to the TESOL sector.  As all 2018/19 memberships will expire today (31 March 2019), we encourage you to renew your membership! Thank you to […]