Who we are...

TESOLANZ is the New Zealand association of ESOL teachers in all areas of education. We offer you an opportunity to network with others in the ESOL field, professional development, conferences and expos, and we are also a major representative of the ESOL sector lobbying for the language needs of migrants and refugees. 

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AGM and Symposium

The 2015 TESOLANZ AGM will take place at the University of Otago Language Centre, Dunedin, together with a symposium on "Transitions in ESOL". For more information, including the programme for the day, see AGM and OTAGOTESOL.

New branch in Bay of Plenty?

ESOL teachers in the Bay of Plenty have met in Mt Maunganui with the aim of forming a new TESOLANZ branch. Existing and intending members can find more information on the Branches page.


Calling teachers from around Hawkes Bay! 
Saturday 5 September.
For details go to BAYTESOL.

WinTec urgently needs tutors for Jinhua, China!

See Jobs page.

Doctorate and Masterate Scholarships

See Events page

Auckland  events

Refugee Education Conference (1-2 Oct) + PD Workshops for teachers at UniTec (July-Nov)
Both on the AKTESOL page.


There are about 300 ESOL books for sale. See AKTESOL.


The CLESOL committee are pleased to announce the dates and venue for CLESOL 2016.

Date: 14-17 July 2016

Venue: University of Waikato

Please check www.clesol.org.nz for further information, and put this date in your diary.

Papers from previous conferences can be searched here or online (using Google, not Google Scholar).

RELC Journal Special Themed Issue

Learn to Teach

Where can you learn to teach English - or other languages? Visit the TESOLANZ Directory. Teaching institutions are welcome to send course information for the page - no charge.

Which Qualification?

Which qualification do you need to become an EFL or ESL teacher in New Zealand or overseas? Find some suggestions on our Directory of programmes. Any institution offering a TESOL programme can advertise their course free.

Calls for Papers

Academic journals are invited to have their Call for Papers listed on the TESOLANZ website.

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