Online: Supporting EAL/D students in our classrooms 2

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Presented by Dr Jennifer Hammond and Maya Cranitch. Supporting EAL/D students in our classrooms is a three part course designed to address the contributions and educational needs of diverse EAL/D students in Australian schools, including those who have recently arrived and who may be from refugee backgrounds. Drawing upon principles and practices of EAL/D pedagogy to support mainstream and EAL/D teachers in planning and implementing programs that meet the needs of EAL/D students in mainstream classes, teachers will learn how to identify specific teaching and learning practices that can best support the educational development of their EAL/D students.

 This course is self-paced and equivalent to approximately 4 hours PD. There are short assessments to be completed as part of the course.

Participation in these courses can be one off or done as a series of three separate sessions. We recommend all three be done in sequence. Module two addresses planning and implementing high challenge program that also provide high levels of targeted and differentiated support in response to students' specific needs. 

Please note: this course is available from 18/04/2022 to 16/05/2022. Extensions for Online: Supporting EAL/D students in our classrooms 2 cannot be granted unless under exceptional circumstances at PETAA’s discretion. 

Who should participate?

  • Teachers of students in years F–6
  • Teachers of EAL/D students, including new arrivals 

Cost of participation: 

Member $135
Student member $100 
Non-member $195 

Completing this course will provide 4 hours of online professional learning addressing standards 1.3.2 and 1.5.2. from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. 

For NSW Teachers: Completing Supporting EAL/D students in our classrooms Part: 2 Effective Pedagogy for EAL/D students will contribute 4 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework addressing standard descriptors 1.3.2, 1.5.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW

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18/04/2022 - 16/05/2022
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