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NATESOL AGM and Meeting 30 Oct 2019 3.45-5pm
L218, Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
3.45-4:00pm NATESOL AGM (all welcome)
4:15-5:00PM Education and training in Nelson for former refugees
For full details go to NATESOL
TESOLANZ position on the proposed NCEA changes
On Saturday, TESOLANZ sent this letter to the Ministry of Education, NZQA, as well as several other ministers. It was sent as a position statement from TESOLANZ and written in response to the proposed NCEA changes.
This is the positive response we received from the MoE regarding our NCEA statement.
TESOLANZ on Facebook
See our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Tesolanz.assn/ plus TESOLANZ Talk where you can share ideas. Please visit and add some likes!
Cambridge Professional Development Sessions
This is an open invitation session to all Auckland English language teachers, offered by Cambridge University Press and held at AUT International House. If you are interested in the teacher development sessions, you need to register online
by Sunday 17th
March. Places are limited to about 45/50 people
Fees-Free Eligibility Review Forms
Refugee background students can apply to have their first year fees free in a non-ESOL subject. Application forms can be downloaded from the Tertiary SIG
A Message from TESOL International
As the number of English learners soars, a common understanding of second language learning and effective instructional and assessment design is needed. The 6 Principles provide teachers with the knowledge to make informed decisions to improve instruction and assessment so curricula and courses for English learners are rigorous and relevant.
Get to know The Principles, put them into practice, and share your expertise with the world!
CLESOL 2018 PowerPoints
Below is a link to the speakers who have granted permission for their presentation slides to be made into a pdf and placed onto the conference website. You will need the password of: CLESOL2018 to access this web page.
Link to website (don't forget the password)
Introducing the 2019 Executive
From left to right:
Christine Hanley (Branches); Marty Pilott (Secretary); Daryl Streat (President); Akata Galuvao (publications); Shireen Junpath (Treasurer); Breda Matthews (Special Interest Groups).