WEBINAR: Teaching Pronunciation: Exploring the phonemes of English 8 September 2020

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Teaching Pronunciation: Exploring the phonemes of English

Presenter: Eleanor Kettle

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Webinar: Bandscales for Primary EAL/D Students 22 July 2020

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Bandscales for Primary EAL/D Students

Facilitator: Diana Brittain

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Webinar: Supporting EAL/D Students in Mainstream Secondary Classes 10 June 2020

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Effective strategies for mainstream teachers to support EAL/D Students in the classroom

Facilitator: Gae Nastasi

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What works for you – Virtually? 6 & 14 May 2020

QATESOL Webinars in response to disrupted education due COVID-19

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What works for you – Virtually? 

Facilitators: Jacqi Bottger and Sharon Leslie

QATESOL has compiled the comments and ideas from the 100 participants who attended into two documents below. Please refer to these documents while viewing/listening to the recording.

 Digital resources and tools

Tips for and from colleagues

VicTESOL Webinar 14 May 2020

VicTESOL Webinar  14 May 2020

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Intercultural communication in the adult EAL classroom: Concepts and classroom practice

Presenter: Skye Playsted

QATESOL thanks VicTESOL for the opportunity to share this webinar recording and notes with our members and subscribers.

Bridging gaps: working with language learner needs Part 2 2 November 2019

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Plenary Presentation:

Translanguaging: Making use of our diverse learners’ multilingual skills

Presenters: Dr Jennifer Alford and Jacqi Bottger


Other Presentations:

Enhancement strategies for senior EAL students

Presenter: Gae Nastasi


Using the EAL/D Bandscales: Primary school focus

Presenters: Diana Brittain & Machelle Shepherd


Workplace language challenges identified by learners post-AMEP/ SEE

Presenter: Jenny Moore

BRIDGING GAPS: working with language learner needs 7 September 2019

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Plenary Presentation:

Current research-informed understandings of second language learning & associated teaching and learning practices

Presenter: Dr Sue Creagh


Other Presentations:

Sharing perspectives on intercultural communication

Presenter:  Skye Playsted


Using the EAL/D Bandscales

Presenters: Julie Peel & Dr Sue Creagh


"Facing the Challenge" Toowoomba PD 1 June 2019

PD Morning and 2019 AGM 9 March 2019

PD Presentation

Errors, features of new varieties of Englishes and corrective feedback

Dr Obaid Hamid
Senior Lecturer in TESOL Education,  Director of Research Training, School of Education, The University of Queensland

Supporting EAL/D students in mainstream classrooms 27 October 2018

PD for Mainstream Teachers
Supporting EAL/D students in mainstream classrooms

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Understanding & Applying the EQ Bandscales with EAL/D Students
Presenter: Machelle Shepherd
Machelle Shepherd Bandscales Presentation


Strategies to Support EAL/D Students in Mainstream Classrooms
Presenter: Sam Dilly
Sam Dilly QATESOL EALD October

Supporting EAL/D students in Mainstream Mathematics Classrooms
Presenter: Ross Railton
Ross Railton Strategies for supporting EALD students in the mathematics classroom

Making Connections: PD Morning Saturday 25 August 2018


Translanguaging: a possibility to foster social justice
Presenter:  Michelle Ocriciano

Michelle’s Presentation
EAL Journal 2016   What is translanguaging?


Transcultural Mental Health : assisting youth and adult students
Queensland Transcultural Mental Heath Service
State-wide Multicultural Mental Health Coordinators Contact Details
BRiTA Futures Resiliency Building Program

eport on visit to two intensive English schools in Sydney, including ‘futures-focused’ creative project-based learning
Presenters: Dr Susan Creagh and Julie Peel

Syllabus, Strategies and Sanity Savers: Gold Coast PD Saturday 9 June 2018


Pronunciation is about ‘know-how’: coaching learners to practise pronunciation using anchoring techniques
Presenter: Arizio Sweeting

Using the EQ Band Scales for EAL/D students
Presenter: Machelle Shepherd

Speaking Activities
Presenter: Margret Sockhill

Utilisation of Volunteer Resources in the EAL/D classroom
Presenter: Sharon Webb – volunteer at Milpera SHS

How to maximise the language learning in adult learners
Presenter – Harpuneet Kaur

Strategies for supporting EAL/D learners in the primary classroom
Presenter – Diana Brittain

Supporting EAL/D learners in the secondary classroom
Presenter – Sam Dilly

Practical group activities with lower level learners
Presenter – Fiammetta Stefani

The new EAL syllabus: implications, strategies and challenges for the Senior EAL classroom
Presenter – Gae Nastasi

PD Morning & 2018 AGM Sat 10 March 2018

Lynette Lingard    How Language Works
PowerPoint How Language Works
HLW-Course Outline

PD Morning and AGM 11 March 2017

How long does it take to achieve academically in another language?

29 April 2016 Unveiling Phobias: Muslims in a changing world

Guest Speaker: Dr Rahat Naqvi

Synopsis & Bio

Living Together; Muslims in a changing word curriculum

Teaching Tolerance Resources – Debunking stereotypes about Muslims and Islam

PD Morning and AGM 12 March 2016

Guest Speaker: Dr Angela Sobyra
Dr Angela Sobyra Presentation_Theorytopractice

Getting creative in the classroom 10 October 2015

TESOL Teachers and Song 6 September 2014

Mini-conference 26 July 2014 State Library of Qld

QATESOL-Conference-LogoLooking Back, Looking Forward : celebrating over 40 Years of QATESOL

Celebrating QATESOL copy_edited QATESOL Roland Sussex Presentation Conference Presentation1 Program 26 July 2014

Joint QCAL & Qatesol Mini Conference May 2013

“Education Initiative – Money Smart Rookie” by Jillian Burgess

  1. Money Smart Rookie Errors
  2. Money Smart Rookie Update Aug 2013

PD 27th April 2013

“TESOL and Technology” by Tony Ryan and Matthew Breen

  1. Future Teaching
  2. Great Lessons
  3. Deep Engagement

PD 25th August 2012

“Language Through the Arts” by Madonna Stinson

  1. Drama and L2 – Doing Things with Words – No Pictures
  2. Presentation Notes