EAL/D & TESOL Information

VicTESOL AGM- Guest Speaker: Ester de Jong

VicTESOL Annual General Meeting & End of Year Celebration Online Event – Guest Speaker: Ester de Jong Thursday 3 December 2020, 5.30 – 6.30pm AEDT At the AGM we will hear about VicTESOL’s achievements from the last year, share in awarding the 2020 VicTESOL Research Grant to the successful applicants and hear from the guest speaker, Ester […]

Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence

The Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence are currently open and taking nominations. Proudly coordinated by the Victorian Multicultural Commission on behalf of the Victorian Government, the annual awards honour the outstanding achievements of Victorians who strengthen multiculturalism in our great state, recognising people, groups and organisations that foster cross-cultural understanding, build social cohesion and support […]

Special Meeting: Ratification of Revised VicTESOL Constitution

The VicTESOL committee is inviting members to participate in the ratification of the revised VicTESOL constitution. VicTESOL has undertaken a review of the constitution, assisted by an expert legal team from Clayton Utz. The conversation started last year when we became aware that the current constitution was no longer fit for purpose and needed to […]

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 […]

Nominations for the British Council ELTons Outstanding Achievement Award 2020 are open until Friday 29 May 2020

ELTons would like to invite you and your networks to nominate those from across the English language teaching community around the world who inspire you and others. You can find out more and make a submission on the ELTons website by Friday 29 May, 23.59 (UK time). Now more than ever, it’s important to recognise […]

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 […]


2020 VicTESOL AGM Draft Minutes

Professor Ester de Jong speaks at VicTESOL 2020 AGM Taking a multilingual stance Professor Ester de Jong was guest speaker following the VicTESOL AGM on 3 December. Ester spoke about the urgent need to better prepare mainstream teachers in response to trends within our populations. While maintaining specialist EAL teachers and expertise, she argued for...

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2018 AGM Draft Minutes

2018/19 VicTESOL members can access the draft minutes for the 2018 VicTESOL AGM. Members can log on first and click here to read the draft minutes....

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Tony Ferguson – A Personal History of the Association

A Personal History of the Association Tony Ferguson Presented at the VicTESOL Annual General Meeting, 7 December 2017     I wasn’t there at the conception and birth of the association in 1970-71, though my interest in the field was stimulated by the experience of interpreting for three newly arrived French students and their families […]

VicTESOL Symposium 2017 – Resources

VicTESOL Symposium 2017 resources and presentations are now online!

Embracing Social Inclusion? – Webinar

The asylum seeker experience of applying for admission to tertiary education in Australia – Webinar October, 2016 (Dunwoodie, Webb, Wilkinson)