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.
Planning for CLESOL 2018 in Christchurch is well underway so keep your diaries free. The date will be from Thursday 4th October to Sunday 7th October. Further details, and email updates, can be found at www.clesol.org.nz Also keep checking our page for more information as it comes through.
The Ministry of Education is offering scholarships for PLC members to attend CLESOL Conference 2018 of up to $1,600.00. Don't delay, closing date of scholarship application: 4.00pm, Tuesday 05 June 2018. For more information click here.
There is going to be a workshop on language assessment at Auckland University on 7th July. To find out more go here. It is free, but to reserve a place email Rosemary Erlam. The ALTAANZ Student and Teacher Travel Awards of $AU500 each are available for the purposes of assisting two students and two teachers to attend the 2018 Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) in Auckland, 2-6 July 2018. Entries close 18th May. To find out more about the award go here.
Language Teaching and Cambridge University Press have announced the Christopher Brumfit Essay Prize 2018. The essay competition honours one of the founding editors of the journal. For more information go to their website here.
New Zealand's annual refugee quota will be increased from 750 to 1000 from 2018 - the first increase to the quota in close to 30 years.
Tertiary ESOL teachers who are assessing against the English Language unit standards - or designing assessments along similar lines - would find a workshop useful. There is also an online English Language BPW option. See for details. For further information about NZQA Best Practice Workshops go here
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.
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