VicTESOL – LMERC Event to be held at the Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre (LMERC) library, Level 1, 189 Faraday Street, Carlton
This event will provide an opportunity to network with other EAL teachers, to browse and borrow resources at LMERC for EAL teaching and learning and supporting plurilingual strategies. A short presentation on accessing LMERC eBooks will also be given. Participants are welcome to make requests for resources prior to the event so that they can picked up on the day.
Afternoon tea will be provided…
Getting here / parking
Tram Routes: 3, 3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67, 72.
Tram Stop #1: Melbourne University
Directions: Walk east from Melbourne University along Faraday Street (400 metres) to 189 Faraday Street (COASIT building)
Tram Route: 1, 8
Tram Stop #112:Corner Elgin St/Lygon St
Directions: Walk south/toward city along Lygon Street (100 metres) then turn left into Faraday Street (LMERC is city side of Faraday St)
Melbourne Central Station (then a tram ride as per above)
1hr and 2 hr parking is available in Faraday Street and surrounding area. Paid parking is available in Drummond Street (Lygon Court and Clocktower).
The Languages and Multicultural Education Resource Centre is a DET library for educators across all sectors and levels in K-adult settings. Membership is free and resources can be borrowed for up to 12 weeks. The library holds over 25,000 specialised hardcopy and digital resources related to EAL, Languages and the cross-curriculum priority areas such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures and Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia as well as the Intercultural capability.
To join the library, go to the library homepage and click on the register button (top right side). Fill in the short online form.
For more information about the library, go to LearnPath guide – About LMERC
For more information about resources at LMERC to support EAL learners, go to LearnPath guide – EAL
Covid Safe Protocols
As this is an event hosted by a corporate unit of the Department of Education and Training (DET) the corporate vaccination policy will apply. This means attendees will need to have 3 doses and have the required documentation (vaccination certificate, either printed or digital) with them when they attend. If an exemption applies, they must have provided acceptable certification of this exemption to the department.
Masks should be carried and used when physical distancing is not possible. Masks will be available at the event.