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Putting TEAL into Practice: Dandenong

September 8, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Putting TEAL into Practice: A whole school approach to improving the assessment of EAL students

Tools for Enhancing Assessment Literacy for Teachers of EAL (TEAL) is an online resource that brings together a range of tools, strategies and assessment advice for teachers of EAL learners in P – 10.

Putting TEAL into Practice is designed to build on and enhance the capacity of schools to teach, assess and report on the progress of EAL students against the framework of the EAL Continuum.


Program details

Dates Thursday 8 September
Friday 14 October
Thursday 3 November
Times 9.30 am to 4.30 pm
Location Government Services Offices

165 – 169 Thomas St, Dandenong

Cost There is no cost to attend the course
Target audience Teachers of EAL students in P – 10

Designed for school teams of up to 3 people
e.g. EAL teacher, curriculum leader and classroom teacher

Course requirements Attendance at all 3 days;
Completion of readings and between-session tasks
 To book, email esl@edumail.vic.gov.au or phone 9637 2131


Learning outcomes

By participating in this course participants will:

•   become familiar with TEAL, its rationale and aims
•   develop a clear understanding of the materials and assessment advice on the website
•   reflect on how to incorporate TEAL materials into the assessment of EAL learners
•   share strategies to enable school-based implementation
•   have opportunities to give feedback on the TEAL website


Course outline

Six sessions across three full days:

Day 1

Session 1 – Introduction/Overview of TEAL
Session 2 – Oral Language

Day 2

Session 3 – Writing
Session 4 – Reading

Day 3

Session 5 – Units of Work
Session 6 – Stages of the Assessment Cycle


TEAL was developed by the University of New South Wales for the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET), Independent Schools Victoria (ISV) and the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (CECV).


September 8, 2016
October 2, 2016
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Government Services Offices 165
169 Thomas St
Dandenong, Victoria 3175 Australia