ACTA is the national coordinating body representing all Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. It aims to promote and strengthen English whilst supporting people's linguistic and cultural heritage. ACTA's objectives are to:
The ACTA Council comprises representatives from each of the eight Australian states and territories. VicTESOL is currently eligible to have 3 representatives on this council. Quarterly meetings are convened by teleconference with ongoing work conducted through working groups that communicate via email.
ACTA publishes a refereed TESOL journal:
Subscription to this journal is included as part of VicTESOL membership. To read the latest summary of contents go to ACTA's home page
In 2016 the ACTA International TESOL Conference will be held in Perth in April. To read more