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Official ESL News and Events

Welcome to our dedicated page for the latest news and events in the TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) industry. Whether you’re an experienced TESOL teacher or someone looking to embark on a career in teaching English, this will be your go-to source for up-to-date information on trends, advancements, and significant events within the field of ESL education. 

From cutting-edge teaching methodologies to global conferences and groundbreaking research, we curate a comprehensive collection of official articles, event highlights, and insightful features to foster a vibrant community of teachers. Stay tuned for breaking stories, expert interviews, and in-depth analyses, as we aim to contribute to the ongoing dialogue that shapes the future of TESOL education worldwide.

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TESOL International Association Releases 2023-2027 Research Directions

With the leadership of the TESOL Research Professional Council (RPC), TESOL International Association has released its 2023-2027 Research Directions.

Click here to read the full article – Posted December 19, 2023

Play the way to motivate teachers and students

Learning through play is highly effective in improving student and teacher wellbeing and could help address two of the biggest challenges in education today, experts say.

Click here to read the full article – Posted December 5, 2023

English Australia Journal

English Australia Journal
The Australian Journal of English Language Teaching
Volume 39, Number 2, 2023

Click here to read the full article – Posted November 10, 2023

ELICOS Market Analysis: July 2023

YTD July ELICOS commencements increased by 166.3% versus July 2022. Enrolments increased by 232.3%.

Click here to read the full article – Posted October 16, 2023

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English Australia reveals 2023 ELICOS winners

English Australia celebrated excellence in the ELICOS sector earlier this month when it revealed the winners of the 2023 English Australia industry awards at its conference in Sydney.

Click here to read the full article – Posted September 20, 2023

Guide to Good Practice in Online ELICOS Delivery

English Australia has a long history in developing ELICOS Good Practice Guides, which strive to collate and share good practice from institutions across the sector, showcase institutional case studies, and raise industry standards.

Click here to read the full article

English Australia Conference 2024

The conference has a strong focus on professional development, offering sessions to cover sector updates, current research, emerging trends, case studies and expert commentary.

Date: 11th – 13th, September 2024
Venue: Pan Pacific, Perth

Click here to view the full event details

Queensland PD Fest

Join English Australia Queensland branch members for their annual professional development festival, showcasing best practice in member colleges.

Date: 23 March, 2024 / 9.00am-3.30pm followed by post-Fest drinks and canapes from 3.30-5.00pm
Venue: Sir Llew Edwards Building, UQ College, The University of Queensland, St Lucia

Click here to view the full event details

New South Wales PD Fest

Join English Australia New South Wales branch members for their annual professional development festival, showcasing best practice in member colleges.

Date: 16 March, 2024 / 9.00am-1.30pm
Venue: Australian Catholic University, Education Pathways, Tenison Woods House, Building 532, Level 18 (Peter Cosgrove Centre), 8-20 Napier St, North Sydney

Click here to view the full event details

ELICOS Market Opportunities by Region: China and Taiwan Market Briefing Webinar

In this free webinar for English Australia members, Austrade’s teams in China and Taiwan will provide an overview of trends and new developments in each market, highlighting information relevant to ELICOS providers.

Date: 13 March, 2024 / 1:30 pm AEDT – 2:30 pm AEDT

Venue: Online

Click here to view the full event details

Optimising Developmental Teacher Observations

This interactive workshop aims to provide insights and practical guidance for academic managers and other staff who conduct classroom observations of English language teachers.

Date: 28 February, 2024
Venue: Online (Check event city details) 

Click here to view the full event details

ACTATE 2024 – Sharing Secrets of Success

Date: 22nd Feb 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Venue: Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning, 51 Fremantle Drive, Stirling

Click here to view the full event details

The 6 Principles Workshop

The 6 Principles (6Ps) are universal guidelines drawn from decades of research in language pedagogy and language acquisition theory.

Date: 11-15 December 2023, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET each day.
Venue: Online (Check your local AEDT conversion) 

Click here to view the full event details

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