ATESOL ACT is a member organisation of the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA), the national Council of all TESOL teacher associations in Australia. Through ACTA, we contribute to advocacy at the national level.
To access ACTA submissions, go to: tesol.org.au/advocacy These documents are an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to understand and track developments in this policy area.
Locally, ATESOL ACT also makes representations to relevant bodies and individuals in the ACT.
Below is a select list of submissions and other activities which ATESOL ACT has initiated and/or to which we have contributed.
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English for Adult Migrants: Future Directions – recording now available
In a collaboration with the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA), and VicTESOL, ATESOL ACT presented a Webinar on 11th November 2020: English for Adult Migrants – Future Directions. Alison Larkins, Commonwealth Coordinator-General for Migrant Services,...
ATESOL ACT contributes to the BSSS English Framework
In late April this year, ATESOL ACT asked the Board of Senior Secondary Studies to consider issues raised by ATESOL ACT members regarding the draft English Framework. Although the closing date for comments had passed, the BSSS CEO, Mr Martin Watson, generously agreed...
ACTA Survey on the Effects of COVID-19 on Post-School EAL Educators
Have you taught or managed in programs for international students and/or adult migrant and refugee English language learners, for example in the AMEP, SEE Program, TAFE, university, ELICOS and community and State-funded programs?Then you’ll know that the closure of...