Australian Council of TESOL Associations

Australian Council of TESOL Associations

Adult ESOL

2024 February- Adult Sector News: VET Workforce Blueprint Submissions and survey now open

VET Workforce Blueprint The Australian Government, in collaboration with states and territories, is developing a VET Workforce Blueprint to support, grow and sustain the VET workforce. The Blueprint will identify strategies and actions for workforce issues such as attraction, retention, development, and career progression.   Over the past few months, dandolopartners has been working with the […]

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2024 February-Public Consultation on SEE Program Stream 2 – First Nations Delivery

The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR) is working on designing a new stream in the Skills for Employment and Education (SEE) Program). This stream seeks to improve First Nations people’s access to tuition and training in literacy and numeracy. A SEE Program Stream 2 – First Nations Delivery Working Group has been providing

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2024 January- Jobs and Skills Australia: Foundation Skills Study Update

Jobs and Skills Australia is leading the development of a new national study on adult literacy, numeracy and digital skills. The Foundation Skills Study consists of four elements: a survey of Australian adult literacy and numeracy skills a feasibility study into how best to collect the literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skill levels of First

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2023 December- VET Workforce Blueprint Consultations

Through ACTA’s representation in the Foundation Skills Advisory Group set up in 2022 by the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR), ACTA was nominated as a key stakeholder in a significant consultation on developing a VET Workforce Blueprint. The Blueprint will recommend strategies and actions that will create stability and quality in the VET

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2023 February-Reaccreditation of the (adult) EAL Framework curriculum

The (adult) EAL Framework curriculum will be reaccredited from 1 January 2024, and a Committee has been put together to support the reaccreditation process. The Committee is currently seeking feedback on the draft units for:- – Certificate II in EAL (Employment) – Certificate III in EAL(Employment) – Certificate IV in EAL (Employment/Professional) For further information,

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2022 August- Update to the Foundation Skills Framework Review

The ACER team would like thank everyone who took part in the consultation phase of the Foundation Skills Frameworks review project. The richness and diversity of feedback – provided through discussion forums, focus groups, interviews and the online survey – are a testament to your passion and expertise. Our consultation activities are now complete, and

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2022 March- Development of Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Digital Literacies Framework and Guide

The Department of Home Affairs is pleased to announce an initiative to support the development of digital literacies in the AMEP. The Adult EAL sector is well positioned to equip adult language learners with digital literacies required for settlement and finding employment, however research and feedback indicates that institutions and teachers are often uncertain about

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2021 March -Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into The Importance of Adult Literacy. Report of the Inquiry into the Importance of Adult Literacy.

ACTA has made a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into The Importance of Adult Literacy. To see/download this and other submissions, please go to: Submissions – Parliament of Australia (aph.gov.au) ACTA’s is Submission number 85. To find out more about the Inquiry and read the final report entitled “Don’t take it as read: Inquiry into

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