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ABC Radio – School budget cuts impacting EAL/D learners in the NT

September 23, 2021
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ABC Radio – Need for EAL/D pedagogy in the NT

September 23, 2021
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ATESOL NT Media Release – Adult literacy inquiry

September 14, 2021

ATESOL NT has released the following media statement, addressing misguided policies that are directly causing remote Indigenous students’ poor school attendance, poor literacy and rising incarceration rates. Read the full media release here: Combined ATESOL NT and ACTA media release 15 Sept 2021

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Advocacy: ATESOL NT submission to adult literacy inquiry

September 6, 2021

ATESOL committee members have worked on a submission to the national inquiry into adult literacy. We highly encourage you to read the submission: Sub 105.1 – ATESOL NT – 26 August 2021 Please read this submission rather than the earlier submission.

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Professional Learning Opportunity – Intercultural Teaching and Learning

May 25, 2021

ATESOL NT is offering a PL in the last week of the July school holiday. Please refer to the following flyer for more information and registration.

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A New Publication: LIVING AND LEARNING IN A YOLNGU WORLD.

September 28, 2020

This is a new publication LIVING AND LEARNING IN A YOLNGU WORLD: RECOLLECTIONS AND REFLECTIONS, written by Beth Graham. The book is available for sale through ATESOL NT. Beth spent many years working in and for the Bilingual Programs in remote Indigenous Schools in the NT. Her latest book,  is an insightful look into the…

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Using ‘literacy’ approaches to teach English language to Additional Language/Dialect learners

May 15, 2020

It is not uncommon for teachers to ‘see’ EAL/D students through their  ‘literacy capability’ eyes. Until teachers are made aware of additional language developmental needs and the specialist area of English Language Teaching, these students are often exposed to sub-standard Literacy teaching approaches, those that have been written for students who: speak English, and have…

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ACTA ADULT ESL SURVEY DEADLINE EXTENDED!

May 15, 2020

The response to the adult ESL survey has been good with responses totalling 349 (ACT 27; NSW 86; NT 3; Qld 68; SA 43; Tas 19; Vic 70; WA 33). 121 people work in the AMEP, 44 in the SEE Program, and 87 in both Programs. These results are less impressive when we see that…

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ATESOL NT Facebook

May 14, 2019

News for our Members and interested others! Our Facebook page continues to provide you with the latest information and advocacy fields If you want to keep up to date with all the latest information, events and announcements follow the link and Like our page. ATESOL NT Facebook      

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Proposed Australian Citizenship Legislation including a new compulsory English Test

July 14, 2017

Proposed Australian Citizenship Legislation including a new compulsory English Test. A Senate Inquiry is open till 21 st July. Members wanting to make submissions to the Inquiry are urged to refer to ACTA Media and News for ACTA position statements, meida releases and for further information. BACKGROUND ON THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEST FOR CITIZENSHIP.pdf

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