English language schools struggling as a result of the border closure to international students can now apply for funding from the Private Training Establishment (PTE) English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Provision Fund. The government announced in July the $1.5 million fund for English language schools to help increase demand […]
Developed by Dr Jeremy Koay, My Academic Vocab is a free resource designed to help English language learners enrich their vocabulary for IELTS examinations and university preparation programmes. Based on the Academic Word List developed by AProf Averil Coxhead at Victoria University of Wellington, My Academic Vocab has interactive exercises […]
From Rosemary Erlam, University of Auckland Language Teaching for Young Learners is open for submissions. It is an academic, refereed journal, which publishes articles relating to the teaching and learning of foreign / second languages for young learners. ‘Young’ is defined as including both children and adolescents. Although some young […]
Focus on assessment: Practical applications and considerations in the classroom 10th October 2020, 9am to 5pm, University of Auckland, Epsom Campus. TESOLANZ announces a call for seminars, workshops, or posters from teachers or academics involved in assessment of language learners. Proposals may be directly focused on assessment or on assessment-related […]
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 […]
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.