Part B Face to face – English as an Additional Language (EAL) Strategies for Teachers and TAs working with newly arrived EAL students

Learning Focus
Inclusion and Diversity
Mode
Face-to-face
Start Date
27 Jun, 2024
Enrol by
15 Jul, 2024

Completing Part A is a prerequisite for enrolling in Part B

Program Description

Part B session provides an opportunity for participants to work together, sharing and creating resources to support EAL students in a mainstream classroom setting.

Completing Part A is a prerequisite for enrolling in Part B

This session will equip teachers and teacher assistants with the skills and knowledge to make an EAL student’s transition into the classroom as comfortable as possible.

This program provides teachers and teacher assistants with an overview of:

  • Working in a culturally safe and inclusive classroom
  • Helpful tips and strategies to use when working with EAL students so student outcomes are maximised.
  • How to access resources to support the EAL students at their school
  • A tour of the EAL library
Program Outcomes

Participants develop their understanding of:

  • Language principles underpinning the learning of English as an additional language.
  • Strategies for working with newly arrived students with no English and possibly no formal schooling.
  • How to set up a culturally safe and inclusive classroom.
  • Equity, diversity, and the need for differentiated teaching and learning outcomes for EAL students.
  • EAL Learning Plans and how to assess and report on EAL student progress.
  • Teaching and learning practices that will support EAL students to engage fully and equitably in the mainstream curriculum.
Australian Professional Standards

Teachers

  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Standard 5 – Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
  • Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning

Principals

  • Leading teaching and learning
  • Developing self and others
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
Location, Date & Time

1 Day face-to-face Program – 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

South – EAL Training Room, 30 Raminea Road, Lindisfarne

  • Thursday 27 June 2024
  • Thursday 19 September 2024

North – TBA

  • Thursday 27 June 2024
  • Thursday 19 September 2024