The Minister has responded to our letter (8 May 2020) regarding the impact of COVID-19 and the resulting border restrictions on our sector. ‘The Government recognises the severity of the impact the border closure has had on international education and on the English language sector. I acknowledge English language provision […]
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The TESOL International Association has published a statement on racial injustice following the death of George Floyd in the United States. You can read it on their website.
Following on from our earlier letter to the Minister of Education and the Minister’s response, TESOLANZ has again written to the Minister (dated 8 May 2020) to express our concern about the risks COVID-19 and the associated (but necessary) border restrictions pose to the English language sector in Aotearoa New […]
On the 30th of April 2020, TESOLANZ received a response from the Minister of Education, Hon Chris Hipkins, regarding our earlier letter on the subject of catering for ELLs in the online learning environment during COVID-19. You can view our original letter here.
Listenwise is providing 90 days free premium access to teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. More information can be found on the Listenwise website. ‘Listenwise is an online platform that supports remote learning with easy-to-use lessons and quizzes. Listenwise offers a curated collection of more than 2000 lessons featuring brief nonfiction […]
An update from the British Council on the New Directions 2020 conference, Singapore The COVID-19 crisis has forced many changes to how we live, work and interact, and many organisations have had to make major decisions about activities and events planned for the remainder of 2020. We are no exception. […]