WATESOL

The Wellington branch of the TESOL Association of Aotearoa New Zealand

Chairpersons: Nicky Riddiford & Marianne

Victoria University
PO Box 600
Wellington
04 463 6471
Email

See Contacts for full contact details.


WATESOL Committee Members

Kerry Finnigan (Treasurer) Email
Nicky Riddiford & Marianne (Co-chairs) Email


Back row, left to right: John Taylor, Marianne, Sonja Zander
Front row, left to right: Cathie Cahill, Linda Todd, Nicky Riddiford, Sarah Roper, Jenny Olsen
Absent from photo: Kerry Finnigan, Jinnie Potter, Ha Hoang, Nancy Pacheco, Carolyn Tait


2017 Calendar of Events

WATESOL Events 2017

Dates and venues

Supporting language learning in mainstream classes: mainstream teachers share their ideas

Map of Wellington High School

Click on the report here

April 6th, 3:45 - 5pm


Venue: Wellington High School Staff Room

WATESOL Expo

Click here for the Expo programme

Click here for the map of the Massey Wellington campus

Click here for a report on the Expo


Date: 1st July, 2017

Venue: Massey University, Wellington

WATESOL AGM

Presenter: Dr Sandi McCutcheon, Lecturer, School of Education, Victoria University

Title: The ABC of Behaviour Management


Click here for a map of Wellington High School

Date: October 26, 4pm


Venue: Wellington High School staffroom

Friday seminars at Victoria University

See LALS website for details: www.victoria.ac.nz/lals


2017 Annual Reports


WATESOL 2017 Minutes of AGM

WATESOL 2017 Chairperson's annual report

WATESOL 2017 Annual Accounts


Photos of July WATESOL Expo


Expo Presenters



Expo Registration



Jamie Shackleton




Expo Audience Expo Book Display



Helen Tolja and Anne Webster Helen Tolja and Anne Webster





Morning Tea Morning Tea



Averil Coxhead


Jean Arnold, Ha Hoang and Friederike Tegge


Marty Pilott



Marianne





Pastoral Care Panel
(Lyn House, Joelle Clark and Chris Beard)
Sarah Roper and Marianne



Workshop Participants Workshop Participants



Photos of April Event




Audience

WATESOL Committee 2016
Back row: John Taylor, Stephanie Dodd, Jinnie Potter, Cathie Cahill
Front row: Jenny Olsen, Kerry Finnigan, Linda Todd, Nicky Riddiford
Absent from photo: Carolyn Tait

2017 Newsletters

WATESOL Newsletter April 2017

WATESOL Newsletter June 2017

WATESOL Newsletter October 2017

2016 Calendar of Events

WATESOL Events 2016

Dates and venues

Mini-Expo
May 18th, 4-6.30pm


Keynote speaker: Michel Alkhouri
Title: Syrian Refugees Share Their Stories


Click here for the programme


Map of Wellington High School

Wellington High School
May 18th

CLESOL

July 14-17th
Hamilton

WATESOL AGM, 17 November, 4-5.30pm

Guest speaker: Judith Mason, Victoria University of Wellington.

Title: Transitions: ways teachers could prepare EAL students for university study

Click here for the abstract of the presentation

Click here for the PowerPoint slides

November 17th.
Venue: Wellington High School staffroom

Map of Wellington High School

Friday seminars at Victoria University


See LALS website for details: www.victoria.ac.nz/lals

2016 Annual Reports

WATESOL 2016 Chairperson's Report

WATESOL 2016 Annual Accounts

WATESOL 2016 AGM Minutes

Photos of Mini-Expo

Keynote speakers: Michel Alkhouri, Michel and Katia, Deanne Daysh


Workshop Presenters
Shelley Ashley Audra Lord
Sonia Millett Linda Todd
Jeremy Koay Karen Falconer

WATESOL Audience

Subscription reminder:

All subscriptions are due at the end of March each year.

2016 Newsletters

WATESOL Newsletter, April 2016

WATESOL Newsletter. June 2016

WATESOL Newsletter December 2016

WATESOL Committee 2015

WATESOL 2015 committee

Back row: Leith Wallace, Nicky Riddiford, Carolyn Tait

Sitting: Cathie Cahill, Jenny Olsen, Kerry Finnigan, Stephanie Dodd

Absent from photo: Linda Todd, Warwick Isaacs, Jinnie Potter, John Taylor

2015 Calendar of Events

WATESOL Events 2015

Event 1

Wednesday, March 18th

4-5.15pm

Wellington High School Staffroom

Map of Wellington High School

Title: We’re all in this together; supporting English language learners

Presenters:

Carolyn Tait – School of Education Victoria University

Stephanie Dodd - PLD facilitator Mau ki te Ako

Jenny Olsen - Wellington High School

Event 2: WATESOL Expo

Saturday, June 13th.

9am -1:15pm

WATESOL EXPO

Venue: Karori Campus, Victoria University, Donald St, Karori

Keynote speaker: Associate Professor Frank Boers

Topic: Repeating a narrative under time pressure (e.g.4/3/2). What is it good for and how can we make it better?

Click here for the keynote presentation slides

Workshop presentations:

Using accessible skills-based websites for autonomous study

How to give integrated formative feedback

Can song-based teaching benefit vocabulary learning?

Event 3

Wednesday, 19th August

4-5.15pm

Wellington High School Library

Topic: Teaching listening and speaking skills to ELLs in secondary school and providing additional support through the use of Apps

Presenter: Linda Todd - Wellington East Girls' College

Event 4

Wednesday, 4 November, 4pm

Wellington High School Library

WATESOL AGM

Presenters: Natalia Petersen and Cherie Connor, English Langauge Institute, Victoria University

Topic: Facilitating Argumentation Skills in an EAP Context

Click here for the presentation PowerPoint slides

Friday seminars at Victoria University

See Lals website for details: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/lals

First seminar, Friday 27 February

2015 Annual Reports

WATESOL 2015 Chairperson's report

WATESOL 2015 Annual Accounts

WATESOL 2015 AGM Minutes


2015 Newsletters

WATESOL Newsletter March 2015

WATESOL Newsletter June 2015

WATESOL Newsletter October 2015

2015 Events

November 4th Presentation and AGM


Presentation: Facilitating Argumentation Skills in an EAP Context


Presenters: Natalia Petersen and Cherie Connor

Click here for the abstract

Click here for the presentation slides

Cherie Connor and Natalia Petersen Cherie Connor
Natalia Petersen



August 18th Presentation

Linda Todd: Teaching listening and speaking skills using Apps

Click here for a report on the presentation



March 18 Presentation

We’re all in this together; supporting English language learners

PowerPoint slides

Report on March 18 Presentation

Carolyn Tait

Stephanie Dodd

Jenny Olsen

2015 Expo, June 13th

Click here for the report on Expo 2015

Expo Photos
Frank Boers
Averil Coxhead
Presenters
Spot prize winners


2014 Events

AGM – Wednesday, 12 November, 4-5:30pm

Wellington High School (library)

Guest speaker: Julie Luxton, secondary ESOL PLD facilitator for University of Canterbury Education Plus.

Title: ‘I get it now’: Enhancing Pasifika student writing achievement

AGM Presentation

Mini-Expo – Thursday 15 May –4:15-6:30pm

Mini-Expo Presentation handouts and slides

Anyone for Tennis (PP)
Anyone for Tennis handout
Dealing with Issues of Pronunciation
Making Grammar Fun

WATESOL MINI-EXPO

Audience
Jonathan Newton's keynote address

CLESOL – 10-13 July

NEWSLETTERS

REPORTS

WATESOL Newsletter November 2014

WATESOL Newsletter April 2014

WATESOL Expo 2014

AGM

ACCOUNTS

WATESOL AGM 2014 Chairperson Report

WATESOL AGM 2014 Minutes

WATESOL AGM 2013 Chairperson Report

WATESOL AGM 2013 Minutes

WATESOL Accounts 2014

WATESOL Accounts 2013

Subscription Reminder

All subscriptions are due at the end of March each year. Have a look at our flyer.

2013 Events

AGM 2013

John in action John in action 2
Mingling at the AGM 1 Mingling at the AGM 2
Mingling at the AGM 3 Mingling at the AGM 4

WATESOL EXPO 6 July 2013

President's report

Averil Coxhead Frank Boers
Quizlet 1 Morning tea
Presenters More presenters
Spot prizes Spot prizes
Prizewinners Book Displays

WATESOL Events 2013

Fridays from March 1st

4.00pm

LALS Seminars at Victoria University

See LALS website for details

Tuesday April 9

4.00pm

First meeting

Speaker: Breda Matthews.

Teaching, not tools: using on-line tools to accelerate student learning.

Venue: Wellington High School library

Breda Matthews Presentation

Saturday July 6

9.00am

EXPO

Plenary Speakers: Frank Boers and Averil Coxhead

Venue: College of Education, Karori Campus, VUW

Thursday November 21st

4.00pm

AGM

Speaker: John Macalister

Venue: Wellington High School

2012 Events

Read the WATESOL EXPO Report

WATESOL EXPO 2012
Spot prize 1 Spot prize winners
Spot prize winners Think.pair,share
Morning tea Morning tea

Frank Boers Presentation 30 March 2012

Frank and WATESOL co-chairs Frank Boers and members 1
Frank Boers and members 2 WATESOL members 1
Sue McNatty & Leitth Wallace

2011 Events

WATESOL EXPO 2011

Shaun Manning and Paul Nation At the Expo
Paul Nation, Nicky Riddiford, Marty Pilott Paul and Nicky - Someone has to win this raffle!


ARCHIVE

WATESOL Newsletter November 2013

WATESOL Newsletter June 2013

WATESOL Newsletter March 2013

WATESOL Newsletter Sep 2012

WATESOL Newsletter June 2012

WATESOL Newsletter March 2012

WATESOL Report 30 March 2012

WATESOL Annual Report 2012

WATESOL AGM Minutes 2012

WATESOL Financial Report 2012

Watch this space for other events. If you have any ideas or suggestions please contact the WATESOL Chair, Nicky Riddiford

Got any branch pictures we could display? Please send them to the webmaster.

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