The spring 2020 edition of the TESOLANZ newsletter is out now. Members can access it in the Members’ Area. Past editions are available on the Newsletter page. If you are not already a TESOLANZ member, join now!
TESOLANZ has written to the Ministry of Education regarding how Covid-19 has impacted our sector. TESOLANZ believes there are significant concerns for the future of English Language/ESOL provision within Aotearoa, New Zealand. If these concerns are not addressed, then the academic experiences of learners will be impacted. Also, if current […]
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 […]