Australian Council of TESOL Associations

Australian Council of TESOL Associations

News about ACTA activities and advocacy

plus other TESOL related news and
events in Australia

  • Professional Learning
  • Major Conferences
  • Other Events
  • Past Events

ALTAANZ 2020 – Association for Language Testing and Assessment of Australia and New Zealand

Melbourne, Vic

November 2021 (date to be announced)

Theme: Intersections, Crossings and Barriers

CLESOL Conference – Community Languages and English for Speakers of Other Languages

Auckland, NZ

8 - 10 October 2021

Theme: Weave the language, weave the people -
Whiria the reo, whiria the tangata

ACTA International Conference

Brisbane, Queensland

28 - 30 September 2021

Theme: Pushing the Boundaries

“Your story: Write it with me” (3) / Joanne Rossbridge & Kathy Rushton

Online

15 September 2021 5:30-7:30 pm AEST

Theme: International Day of the World’s Indigenous peoples

VicTESOL – Designing culturally responsive and culturally sustaining pedagogy for struggling adolescent and adult EAL learners (Dr Andrea DeCapua)

Online

14 September 2021 9 - 10:30am AEST

VicTESOL Symposium 2021 – TESOL in a time of COVID: implications and possibilities

Online

31 August 2021 4 - 5:30pm AEST

Immigration Museum and VicTESOL: Integrating culture and language for EAL learners

Online

25 August 2021 4 - 5pm AEST

QATESOL – Talk for Learning: Integrating dialogic teaching principles in the beginner-level English language classroom (presented by Skye Playsted)

Online

24 August 2021 4:30-5:30pm AEST

SATESOL – Issues of identity and multiculturalism in the National Portrait Gallery

Online

19 August 2021 4:30pm - 5:30pm (ACST)

Revitalisation and maintenance of Aboriginal languages / Aboriginal teachers from Central Australia and NSW with Susan Poetsch

Online

12 August 2021 5:30-6:30 pm AEST

Theme: International Day of the World’s Indigenous peoples

“Your story: read it to me” (2) / Joanne Rossbridge & Kathy Rushton

Online

11 August 2021 5:30-7:30 pm AEST

Theme: International Day of the World’s Indigenous peoples

Multilingual Storyboxes in the EAL/D Classroom / Dr Gill Pennington

Online

10 August 2021 5:30-6:30 pm (AEST)

Theme: International Day of the World’s Indigenous peoples

Colony to Nation – Bridging the Gap for EAL Learners – Presented by NGV Learn (National Gallery of Victoria) and VicTESOL

Online

22 July 2021 4:00-5:30 pm AEST

Shared experiences in teaching and supporting refugee students / Kim Cootes, Dr Gill Pennington & Cindy Valdez-Adams

Online

17 June 2021 5:30-6:30 pm AEST

Theme: World Refugee Day

Teaching Refugees – The Way Forward / Dorothy Hoddinott AO

Online

16 June 2021 5:30-6:30 pm AEST

Theme: World Refugee Day

“Your story: Show it to me” A 3-part online course (1) / Joanne Rossbridge & Kathy Rushton

Online

15 June 2021 5:30-7:30 pm AEST

Theme: World Refugee Day

Developing Language Through the Arts / Cindy Valdez-Adams

Online

14 June 2021 5:30-6:30 pm AEST

Theme: World Refugee Day

QATESOL hosted ACTA AMEP Forum

Online

9 June 2021 4:00-5:50 pm

ATESOL ACT Briefing Meeting to Discuss Changes to the AMEP

Online

9 June 2021 8:00-9:00 pm AEST

VicTESOL Discussion Forum for teachers located in Tas, Vic & SA: Reform of the AMEP

Online

7 June 2021 4:00-5:00 pm AEST

The Role of Home Languages in Mainstream Schooling

Canberra, ACT

3 June 2021 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Theme: Lecture

Motivating Learners in the Language Classroom

Online

19 May 2021 4:00 - 5:30 pm AEST

Supporting EAL students in Inquiry-based Learning

Online

5 May 2021 3:45 - 4:45 pm AEST

Teaching genre using Functional Grammar

Online

28 April 2021 4:00 - 5:30 pm AEST

Early Childhood and Education Series – Families and Communities as Resources for Children’s Writing and Cultural Learning

Online

17 April 2021 10:00 - 11:00 am AEST

Theme: Early Childhood and Education Series

Using Multimedia in the Adult TESOL Classroom – Adult TESOL Sharing Session

Online

30 March 2021 4:30-6:00 pm AEDT

Innovative sustainable online language teaching – social media and the adult EAL/D classroom

Online

24 March 2021 4:00–5:00 pm AEST Qld time

Theme: Adult learners, online learning

Teaching English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) During COVID-19 School Closure: Teacher Perspectives

Milpera SHS, Brisbane (face-to-face)

20 March 2021 9:00-10.30 am AEST Qld time

Theme: EAL/adult/school; covid-19

What Works in Effective EAL/D Schools: CESE research report

Online

18 March 2021 4:00-5:00 pm AEDT

“Your story: Show it to me” Three-part online course (Part 1)

Online

17 March 2021 5:30-7:30 pm AEDT

Planning for teaching EAL/D students in K-2 mainstream classrooms

Online

17 March 2021 4:00-5:30 pm AEDT

Early Childhood and Education Series – Building ECEC across the Nordic Countries

Online

17 March 2021 6:00-7:00 pm AEDT

Theme: Early Childhood and Education Series

Exploring, thinking, and learning about languages and literacies with young people in Australian classrooms

Online

15 March 2021 5:30-6:30 pm AEDT

Spelling strategies that can work!

Online

4 March 2021 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm AEDT

Early Childhood and Education Series – Leveraging Languages for Learning

Online

17 February 2021 6:00-7:00 pm AEDT

Theme: Early Childhood and Education Series

English for Adult Migrants – Future Directions

11 November 2020

Theme: Learn about the Commonwealth Government’s vision for English language provision for adult migrants

The Refugee Experience – Resources for Teachers

28 October 2020

Theme: A collaboration between the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA), the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA), ATESOL ACT and VicTESOL

AALL Conference 2019 – Association for Academic Language and Learning

University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia

27 - 29 November 2019

Theme: AALL around the world: international perspectives, research and practice in academic language and learning

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