VicTESOL Symposium 2022

Event Running Order

Time
Activity
Session details
pre-symposium /
8:00am-9:00am
Keynote

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Sectors and the workplace in language teaching: Differences, links and alliances?

Prof. Ben Rampton and Dr Mel Cooke

8:30am – 9:00am Registration
9:00am – 9:15am Welcome
9:15am – 10:30am Session 1: Panel

Panel of Experts: Finding the Common Ground

Chaired by: Assoc. Prof. Russell Cross 

Panelists: Mollie Daphne, Angela DiSciascio, Carolyn Elliott, Mairaed Hannon, Peter James

Discussants: Prof. Ben Rampton, Dr Mel Cooke

10:30am – 11:00am Morning Tea
11:00am – 11:55am Session 2: Parallel sessions Unpacking of Keynote and panel sessions
12:00pm – 1:00pm Session 3: Parallel sessions Reframing Early Childhood educator professional learning needs in culturally and linguistically diverse early childhood contexts

Dr Gary Bonar, Dr Anne Keary, Dr Yvette Slaughter

Creativity and collaboration: Teachers’ approaches to integrating oral skills in beginner-level adult EAL classrooms

Skye Playsted

Impacts of Traumatic Refugee Experiences on Learning and Behaviour 

Allison Green and Matt Roger

Learning Through Languages: Plurilingual Pedagogy in the English Classroom

Michelle Andrews, Hien Webb, and Assoc. Prof. Marianne Turner

1:00pm – 2:15pm Lunch
2:25pm – 3:20pm Session 4: Panel

Panel of Experts: The ACTA EAL/D Roadmap

Facilitated by: Dr Anne Keary

Panelists: Dr Michael Michell, Mark Melican

3:20pm – 4:00pm Afternoon tea & networking