NatalieTo prospective and current members, welcome to the WATESOL digital home! We are proud to be offering a range of Professional Learning events, products and news updates that can benefit you as a teacher, tutor or mentor to EAL/D students. Please have a look around our website on the links below, and let us know if there’s anything else we can do to help you on your EAL/D journey!

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Natalie Tarr


WATESOL AGM – November 19th

The WATESOL AGM is being held at Tarts Cafe in Northbridge with the meeting being followed by a presentation by Helen Adam. Click here for more details and to register.

Year 11 Examination Materials available for download

Members are now able to access Year 11 Written and Practical Examination materials. You need to make sure you are logged in as a member at the bottom of this page and then click this link.

ATAR Mock examination available for download

The written and practical exam are now available for members to download and use. You need to make sure you are logged in as a member and then click the link.

Good Answers Guide now available to purchase

The new Good Answers Guide is now ready and available to purchase from the website. It contains sample answers for the synthesis and all extended writing questions from the 2018 EaL/D ATAR examination. Buy yours here.

WATESOL is currently finalising the mock examination, which will be available from the website in Week 6.

ACTA Submission to AMEP Evaluation

ACTA has submitted a thorough submission to The Evaluation of the AMEP “new business model”.  The submission highlights that the primary goal of AMEP is to assist adult migrants in learning English. The submission outlines a range of issues identified in aliginging the AMEP with the SEE program and makes a range of recommendations to be implemented.

The full version of the report is available here.

TESOL In Context is now online!

You will no longer be receiving copies of TESOL In Context in the mail. Instead, stay up to date with all the latest academic papers by simply clicking here.

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