TESOL in Context

TESOL in Context

TESOL in Context is the publication of the Australian Council for TESOL Associations (ACTA) for teachers, researchers and others interested in TESOL in Australia and internationally. Normally, two issues are produced each year.

As from the middle of 2017, the journal is moving online and hard copies will no longer be produced. It will be open access as part of a move to increase readership and to expand coverage. The journal will continue to be peer reviewed and attract high quality articles from experts in the TESOL field.

Recent issue: Volume 25 Number 2 (April 2016)


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Intercultural understanding as a critical education issue

This issue of TESOL in Context presents a collection of articles that debate and explore intercultural understanding as a critical education issue for Australia.

The issue opens with an article by Indika Liyanage, Tony Walker and Michiko Weinmann titled: 'English as an additional language teachers, policy enactments and intercultural understanding'. They argue that large-scale curriculum changes require critical self-reflexivity on the part of teachers and school leaders.

Also included are articles by Michael Singh: 'Intercultural language and literacy education: Professional standards for post-monolingual school-embedded teacher-researcher education' and Carol Reid, Criss Jones Díaz and Hussain Alsaiari: 'Cosmopolitanism, contemporary communication theory and cultural literacy in the EAL/D classroom'.

Book reviews in this issue include: Second language research: Methodology and design, and Classrooms of possibility: Supporting at-risk EAL students.

Journal Editorial Teams

TEAM 1:  Rod Neilsen, Ruth Arber and Michiko Weinmann

TEAM 2:  Anne Keary and Shem Macdonald

Contributing to TESOL in Context

If you would like to submit an article to be considered for publication in TESOL in Context, please click here for further information.

Copyright for all articles published in TESOL in Context is vested in the journal. Permission to publish articles elsewhere should be sought from tic@tesol.org.au

Please note: views expressed in contributions to TESOL in Context do not necessarily reflect those of ACTA.

Past issues of TESOL in Context

Previous issues of TESOL in Context contain many useful and insightful articles which are of interest to those in the TESOL profession. These are available via the Informit website.  This requires an institutional login (e.g. via a university library subscription) or individual articles may be purchased.

List of past issues, including contents, 1999-2015   

For information about all past issues 1991-2015, contact tic@tesol.org.au

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