Australian Council of TESOL Associations

Australian Council of TESOL Associations

Caitlin Holroyd

How many English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) Learners are there in Australian Schools?

How many English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D) Learners are there in Australian Schools? Data collated and presented by Michael Michell – Immediate Past President, Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA)  There is no national requirement for state and territory education systems to report publically on the cohort of students learning English as …

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Media Release: Misguided policies directly causing remote Indigenous students’ poor school attendance and literacy, and rising incarceration rates

MEDIA RELEASE: Misguided policies directly causing remote Indigenous students’ poor school attendance and literacy, and rising incarceration rates. RELEASED: 15th September, 2021 Misguided Commonwealth and NT Government policies are directly contributing to remote Indigenous students’ falling school attendance and abysmal literacy levels, according to two scathing submissions by a teachers’ organisation to a current federal …

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Media Release: Recent submission to QITE Review

MEDIA RELEASE – 17 AUGUST, 2021 TEACHER EDUCATION FAILS MORE THAN HALF A MILLION ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS Teacher education is failing to respond to the widespread linguistic diversity of Australian schools, according to the recent submission to the Department of Education, Skills and Employment Quality Initial Teacher Education Review by the Australian …

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Research into Practice Conversations Project

The Australian Council  of TESOL Associations has collaborated with the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association, the Primary English Teachers Association Australia, and the Foundation for Learning and Literacy  to bring our combined membership, friends, and broader audiences this series of videos that create a space for professional conversations between teachers, school leaders and researchers. Each video …

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