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Updated 10 February 2014
Presentation by Nadia Casarotto & Cheryl Bartolo - Overview of the new courses
Presentation by Jacky Springall - Teaching and Assessing Pronunciation
ACTA has recently been developing an Elaboration of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) for teachers working with EAL/D learners, and a draft is available on the ACTA website.
In designing the EAL/D Elaboration ACTA built on:
43 DVD samples now available!The EAL Developmental Continuum (F-10) provides evidence based indicators of progress, linked to practical teaching strategies, to support the assessment of EAL students and the development of effective learning programs for the many students in Victorian schools who are learning English as an additional language.
New Listening and Speaking and Reading and Viewing DVD work samples have recently been added to the EAL Developmental Continuum (F-10) across the A, B and S Stages of the EAL learning pathway.
Each of the 43 DVD samples has an Assessment Context and Transcript.
Access the new resources from the Department’s EAL website
Members can download the powerpoint and project information from Chris Davison's Twilight presentation at VicTESOL in August 2013. You will need to log in to access these.
Below you can view a short excerpt of Chris Davison's presentation. The full video is available to members.
Special Online Conference Edition of TESOL in Context
The Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA) has published a Special Conference Edition of TESOL in Context. The online edition comprises selected papers from the 2012 ACTA International Conference 'TESOL as a Global Trade: Ethics, Equity and Ecology'.Link
The following resources developed by ACTA members are available. The first three resources were developed by our SA colleagues and the fourth was developed by our WA ACTA colleagues. More will be available soon.
Differentiating language demands
Dictogloss for EAL/D students
Joint Planning for EALD Learners
You can search other Illustrations of Practice using EAL/D as the keyword.
The following websites may contain useful information and resources.
ACARA has developed the English as an Additional Language or Dialect: Teacher Resource to support teachers as they develop teaching and learning programs using the Australian Curriculum with students for whom English is an additional language or dialect (EAL/D).
Prospect acted as a forum for those professionally involved in TESOL and applied linguistics. It reflected research and professional issues in TESOL and applied linguistics, including the adult and school sectors. It also explored the relationship between research, theory, practice and professional development.The journal ceased publication in 2009, but this link is to the archive of all issues.
ACSF assessment tasks for adult learners funded by DIISRTE
Fact Sheets Refugee young people arrivals in Victoria 2011-2012