AKTESOL

The Auckland branch of the TESOL Association of Aotearoa New Zealand

AKTESOL Mission Statement

To offer support and education to our members and to advocate on matters of professional concern.


AKTESOLChairperson
Petronella Townsend
Email Contact 
Phone: 0274794572


AKTESOL 2017

The AKTESOL chairperson's AGM 2017 report

Our last event was in April. Read about it in our Newsletter.

AKTESOL 2016

The AKTESOL committee chairperson for 2016 is Petronella Townsend.

contact email: or Tel: 0274794572

This is the programme for our CLESOL Retold event which will be held on Saturday 26 November. If you missed out on a copy of the newsletter with all the details, go here.

CLESOL Retold



Writeups and more pictures of our Christmas event 'CLESOL Retold' in our January newsletter


At our AKTESOL Chinese Language Week Celebration



AKTESOL AGM Minutes 2016

AKTESOL AGM Financial Report 2016

AKTESOL Annual Report 2016

Some photos from our AGM 2016
Going over business Lucy Macnaught AKTESOL members


Lucy Macnaught's presentation at the AGM

AKTESOL would like to offer support to members who wish to attend the CLESOL Conference in 2016 but who are financially constrained. Please click here which will take you to the application form.

AKTESOL Newsletter March 2016


AKTESOL 2015


AKTESOL December Pasifika theme Event

Powerpoint from speaker Teresa Thomson




PAKTESOL Committe
AKTESOL Committee Member Petronella Townsend introducing Teresa Thomson



 AKTESOL Event - An interesting evening with 
Lyn Grant

Lyn Grant talking about the challenges of learning Idiomatic language

Maree Jeurissen speaking about getting 9 and 10 year olds excited about grammar

Simon Crosby presenting a powerpoint on student assessment.

Focus on Vocabulary and Grammar

Words Words Words

Monday 21st September 6pm

 

Refugee Education Conference

Celebrating Success

AUT University

1 & 2 October 2015

For contact information on the Refugee Education Conference.

Free Public Lecture at Unitec.

Also running are some interesting Professional Development workshops for Language Teachers. These are the directions to get there.

AKTESOL EXPO

– Kindly hosted by AIS, Asquith Avenue Campus, Saturday 20th June, 2015

Some photos from our Expo and more to come.

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Morning Tea mingle Morning tea Ben Gardiner and Jan Eyre
Click for Wendy Kwan's powerpoint and summary of ICT tools Click for Jennie Burt's powerpoint
Click for Ben and Jan's powerpoint
Click for Dr Sharon Harvey's paper Click for Dorothy Thwaite's paper Click for John McCaffery's paper


AKTESOL’s Winter Solstice. For presentation details and presenter bios please clickhere


Books for Sale

Theresa has about 300 ESOL books for sale. They are at marked prices but she would take $2 per book (less than $600) if she can sell them as a bulk lot. Proceeds will be donated to charity.

Download book list

Email Theresa

Minutes of Committee Meeting held 6th May at AIS, St Helens and chaired by Beverley Roser




Dr Ineke Crezee Click here to open Dr Ineke Crezee's power point Members

AKTESOL members enjoying nibbles before the AGM
Beverley Roser chairing the AGM Robyn Parkinson

AKTESOL AGM Minutes 2015

AKTESOL AGM Report 2015

AKTESOL AGM Financial Report 2015
AKTESOL AGM NoticeApril 2015
AKTESOL NewsletterApril 2015

AKTESOL 2014

AKTESOL Newsletter November 2014

AKTESOL Newsletter August 2014

AKTESOL AGM Minutes 2014

AKTESOL AGM Chairperson's Report 2014

AKTESOL AGM Financial Report 2014

AKTESOL AGM Treasurer's Report 2014

AKTESOL AGM newsletter March 2014

AKTESOL members can apply forsupport to attend CLESOL 2014.AKTESOL CLESOL grant application PDF
AKTESOL CLESOL grant application MS Word

2014 Events

Richard Cauldwell

The School of Language and Culture, AUT, is delighted to invite you to a presentation by Richard Cauldwell.

“Jungle Listening – the need for a new model of speech”.

To teach listening more effectively we need a new model of speech – the Spontaneous Speech Model

Date: Thursday, 30 October 2014

Time: 4.00pm to 5.30pm (Main presentation to start at 4.30pm)

Venue: AUT Tower, Cnr of Rutland and Wakefield Sts, WT604 (campus map attached)

Parking: Public parking is available on St Paul Street or Civic (Aotea Square) carparks

Light refreshments will be served, so please RSVP by 24 October 2014 to email

Flyer

Honorary Professor of Education Inaugural Lecture

What Does It Take to Be a Language Teacher? Exploring Teacher Knowledge, Skill and Cognition

http://www.education.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/events/events-2014/2014/10/honorary-professor-of-education-inaugural-lecture.html

Professor Jack C. Richards, Honorary Professor of Education, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland,

Friday 31 October | 4 - 5pm | J1 Lecture theatre

74 Epsom Avenue (through Gate 3), Auckland 1023

Please RSVP via the Internet link:

http://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/honorary-professor-of-education-inaugural-lecture-tickets-13378354017

Photos taken at our recent Speaking & Listening event

Marie Frost greeting members and setting
up the tables

Members enjoying nibbles and wine before
the workshops

A simplified version of Aaron Wilson's
observation tool that teachers could use

You can access the data Aaron showed here

Maree Jeurisson speaking to the Primary sector
on Speaking and Listening in the classroom.
Maree Jerurissen's powerpoint is available for
teachers to look at

Members enjoying drinks

Ailsa Deverick introducing speakers for the
Tertiary sector: Jill Hadfield, Annette Watkins and Howard Norton

Tertiary workshop

Secondary Teachers

AKTESOL 2013

Newsletter October 2013

Roger Barnard Keynote Address 8 June 2013

Vanitha Govini Mathematics Facilitator power point

BES Numeracy booklet

Mathematics speaking frames

Mathematics questions for checking understanding

Mathematics Book 5 think board

Warm up for Winter Expo Saturday 8th June

Deputy Chair Branch report 2012-2013

AKTESOL AGM Minutes 11th April 2013

AKTESOL financial report 2012 - 2013

Newsletter March 2013

AKTESOL 2012

REPORTS
NEWSLETTERS

Newsletter September 2012
Newsletter July 2012
Newsletter April 2012

REPORTS

AKTESOL AGM Minutes 2012
AKTESOL Chairpersons report 2012
JPG AKTESOL Financial Reports 2012

AKTESOL 2011

Dorothy Brown

A Tribute to Dorothy Brown

AKTESOL 2010

AKTESOL report for Newsletter

AKTESOL 2009

November function Photos

Steve & Rod

Members

Food

CLICK HERE TO OPEN PROFESSOR STEPHEN MAY'S POWERPOINT

(Download = 3 Mb)

AKTESOL 2008

2009 AGM Photos

Craig and Giu

MEMBERS

Photos from our workshop evening held in November.

FOOD

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