Australian Council of TESOL Associations

Australian Council of TESOL Associations

The peak body for TESOL in Australia

Who we are

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About ACTA

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Membership

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Penny McKay
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About ACTA

About ACTA

ACTA, the Australian Council of TESOL Associations, is the national coordinating body for all associations of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) across Australia.

Our Objectives
  • to represent and support the interests of teachers of English to speakers of other languages and dialects and their students
  • to ensure access to appropriate English language instruction for speakers of other languages and dialects
  • to encourage implementation and delivery of quality professional programs at all levels
  • to promote study, research and development of TESOL at local, regional, national and international levels.

Membership of ACTA comes automatically through membership of one of its constituent associations.

ACTA is made up of councillors from each state and territory association (see below). To see a list of ACTA's councillors (and a point of contact for each one) please go to the Contact us page.

State Organisation Location
ACT ATESOL ACT Manuka ACT 2603
NSW ATESOL NSW Leichhardt NSW 2040
NT ATESOL NT Darwin NT, 0801
Qld QATESOL Toowong Qld 4066
SA SA TESOL Hindmarsh SA 5007
Tas TasTESOL Hobart Tas 7004
Vic VicTESOL Carlton Vic 3053
WA WATESOL Perth WA 6000

Constitution

CONSTITUTION of the AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL OF TESOL ASSOCIATIONS (ACTA) Inc.

ACTA's Constitution was amended at a Special General Meeting of the Council in March 2013 and was lodged with the Office of Regulatory Services, ACT in May 2013.

Meetings

Council Meetings for 2024
Council Meeting Dates Time
Thursday 8 February 7pm (AEST/AEDT)
Thursday 21 March 7pm (AEST/AEDT)
Thursday 16 May 7pm (AEST/AEDT)
Thursday 15 August 7pm (AEST/AEDT)
Thursday 21 November 7pm (AEST/AEDT)

Note: ACTA Council minutes are available to members. Contact  the ACTA Secretary

 
2024 Annual General Meeting
Annual General Meeting Date Time
Thursday 21 March 7pm (AEST/AEDT)

Note: Please contact the ACTA secretary if you wish to participate. 

Only TESOL association councillors or their designated proxies are entitled to vote at the AGM. Individual members of member associations may observe, put motions or comment at ACTA meetings, but only Councillors may vote.

Presidents' Reports

Each year at the Annual General Meeting, the ACTA President reports on ACTA activities and achievements for the previous 12 months. 

Membership
Consultancy Groups
Affiliations
Penny Mckay Memorial Award
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