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ATESOL NT’s Supplementary Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Adult Literacy and its Importance

July 11, 2022

Click here to download ATESOL NT’s submission: https://www.aph.gov.au/DocumentStore.ashx?id=d2a63c63-981b-42f0-bdaa-83582bbff1b4&subId=711488

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2022 Literature Symposium

May 23, 2022

In 2022, The Foundation for Learning and Literacy will convene a symposium featuring organisations whose primary work is with children and young people, literacy and drama. The 2022 Literature Symposium will involve a series of free online presentations from a range of organisations, the details of which can be found here. We are excited to…

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Letter to the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP by ATESOL NT and ACTA

September 28, 2021

ACTA letter to Minister Wyatt 22 Sept

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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 supplementary submission to the national inquiry into adult literacy. We highly encourage you to read the submission: ATESOL NT Supplementary Submission to the Inquiry into Adult Literacy Please read this submission rather than the earlier versions.

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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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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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