Tuesday March 30, 4:30-6:00 pm Online Event VicTESOL held an afternoon of sharing on the topic of multimedia use in the adult TESOL classroom. The session began with three teachers sharing how they use multimedia in their practice. Fiona Norquay from Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre demonstrated how she uses ABC’s ‘90 second news’ program with…
Jenny Robins Thursday 4 March 2021, 4-5:30 pm (AEDT) Online Event Jenny Robins began as a volunteer in 2011, then became a qualified teacher, working with adult migrants, people from refugee backgrounds and people seeking asylum to help them improve their English. In 2017 Jenny decided to improve her skills and enrolled in a Masters…
Glynis Rose & Rosemary McLoughlin Tuesday 16 February 2021, 4-5:30pm, Online event In this session, Glynis and Rosemary provided feedback on student performance in the 2020 VCE EAL exam, including analysis of student performance in each section and examples of student responses. There were opportunities for participants to ask questions and gain valuable insight into…
Stephanie Georgiou & Maddy Oh Tuesday 9 February, 4-5:30 pm Online Event Presenters: Stephanie Georgiou has more than 18 years of experience in teaching EAL. She has worked in the adult, Catholic and government sectors, continuing her ongoing tenure at the Department of Education and Training. She has managed and coordinated multiple programmes throughout her…
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR AMEP TEACHERS
Alison Larkins, Commonwealth Co-ordinator General for Migrant Services, provided an important briefing for AMEP teachers in a webinar hosted on 11thNovember. Click here to access the recording.
The AMEP team in the Department of Home Affairs is currently considering the questions raised during the webinar and their response will be posted on the ACTA website once it becomes available. Please refer to the file below to view the questions posted in the Q&A box in the webinar.
Ms Larkins and the AMEP team in the Department of Home Affairs have generously agreed to a second on-line meeting early in March 2021. The aim of the meeting will be for Alison and the AMEP team to listen to participants’ ideas around some of the key issues raised at the last meeting.
Key questions will be circulated before the meeting. The meeting will consist of break-out groups to discuss the questions, followed by reports back to the whole meeting and discussion.
Further details as they become available will be on the EVENTS page on the ACTA website.
For further details, please watch this space!
The VicTESOL early childhood and education series will focus on families and communities as a resource for growing and strengthening the development of bi/multilingual children. Registrations are now open for this 2021 professional learning opportunity!
- Wednesday 17th February 2021 6pm AEDT Caroline Cohrssen: Leveraging Languages for Learning
- Wednesday 17th March 2021 6pm AEDT Susie Garvis & Heidi Harju-Luukkainen: Building ECEC across the Nordic Countries- From Policy to Practice
- Saturday 17th April 2021 10am AEST Shelly Stagg Peterson: Story Drama, Talk, and Writing in Northern Canadian Rural and Indigenous Classrooms