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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 […]

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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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Resources for participants: 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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Learning from home: Supporting EAL students remotely – Participant contributions

The ideas compiled here are from teacher comments and discussions during a number of professional learning sessions that VicTESOL has run since the move to online and remote learning began. The teachers who participated were from primary and secondary schools and from the adult education sector. Like the teachers in this session, we hope the […]

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English as an Additional Language (EAL) – Department information

EAL information for schools is outlined on the Department website at: https://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/support/diversity/eal/Pages/default.aspx Click here to access information relating to: New EAL curriculum Students Schools Teachers Program planning Assessment and reporting EAL in Victorian government schools  

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Learning from Home: Supporting EAL students remotely – Recordings from PL sessions (5 May & 7 May 2020)

  Online discussion forum and mini-presentations Tuesday 5 May & Thursday 7 May, 4:00-5:45pm Clare Blackman & Jessie Sambell (Blackburn English Language School) Emily Tucker (Carringbush Adult Education) Nathan Chong (Brunswick English Language Centre) Jennifer Peck (Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre- LMERC) VicTESOL provided an online space for teachers to come together to discuss […]

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Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC)

The Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC) has produced two lists with examples of online multilingual and differentiated texts that may be useful support materials for remote learning, access them by visiting: LMERC Multilingual resources online list LMERC Online texts and (Reading) for secondary EAL students list (Also contains many sites useful for primary […]