Our next Professional Learning workshop will be on Thursday 21 March 2013 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, 496 Regency Road, Enfield. This Professional Learning is suitable for senior secondary and VET teachers, and will introduce you to the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF), whose use is becoming more widespread in relation to LLN/Foundation Skills education and training in VET. Click here for the flyer, giving further details.
SA TESOL supports and represents ESL educators in all educational sectors - primary, secondary, tertiary, adult and community - to achieve quality education for learners of English as an additional language or dialect (EALD). Download the constitution approved at the SA TESOL AGM in September 2012.
SA TESOL provides a variety of learning and development activities. These focus on
Other events include
SA TESOL sponsors three awards
SA TESOL is affiliated with ACTA - the Australian Council of TESOL Associations Inc - the national coordinating body representing all teachers of English to speakers of other languages.
SA TESOL participates in national bi-monthly telephone hookups with ACTA council members. Through ACTA, SA TESOL is represented on national working parties.
SA TESOL is also affiliated with CEASA - the Council of Educational Associations of South Australia. SA TESOL is represented at CEASA Council meetings and keeps informed of issues related to professional associations.
Check the ACTA website for the latest details of conferences around Australia.
Through ACTA, SA TESOL members receive two editions per year of TESOL in Context. This publication contains articles form national and international writers. Click here to go to ACTA publications page.
ACTA also publishes occasional background papers. The four already published are: ESL and Literacy, The Role of the ESL Teacher, ESL as an Additional Language and ESL in the Global Hypermedia Environment.
SA TESOL publishes two editions of the SA TESOL Journal per year, containing articles from South Australian educators and support staff. Back copies of both journals are available. Click here to go to the SA TESOL publications page.
Memberships are from 1st June to 31st May the following year. However, memberships received from 1st March will receive full membership of the proceeding year.
See the Join page for a membership form. Subscriptions are due in June each year.
SA TESOL has been collaborating with ACTA in the development of national teacher standards for both ESL teachers and for all teachers of ESL students, documented on the ACTA website.
You can become involved by