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EAL - Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 3 Day Workshop - Term 1, 2019

  • 05 Mar 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • 22 Mar 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • Catholic Education Conference Centre, 116 George Street, Thebarton
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Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 3 Day Workshop - Term 1, 2019

Last Day to Register: Wednesday 27 February 2019

The Language and Literacy Levels across the Australian Curriculum: EALD students is the tool used by teachers of EAL learners to assess and plan for their language and literacy development. The Levels provide detailed information about students' written and oral language development which can be used for assessment and programming purposes.

Registration is for all 3 days; participants are required to attend all sessions

Term, Week




Term 1, Week 6

Tuesday 05 March

9.00 – 3.30

Room 7 & 8

Term 1, Week 7

Thursday 14 March

9.00 – 3.30

Room 7 & 8

Term 1, Week 8

Friday 22 March

9.00 – 3.00

Room 7 & 8

Location:     Catholic Education Conference Centre,  116 George Street, Thebarton
Standard 5 - Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
      5.1 Assess student learning
      5.3 Make consistent and comparable judgments
      5.4 Interpret student data
Standard 6 - Engage in professional learning
      6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice
      6.3 Engage with colleagues and improve practice

This workshop is suitable for primary and secondary teachers who wish to learn how to use the Levels to assess oral and written language as an assessment for learning tool. Also schools that are intending to submit EAL data in 2019 need to ensure that at least one of their teachers is trained in using the Levels.

Maximum of 30 participants


  • An introduction to the Language and Literacy Levels and links to the Australian Curriculum
  • Learn about the functional model of language at text, sentence and word level as described in the Language and Literacy Levels
  • Develop knowledge and skills for reliable and valid assessments of written and oral language
  • Build confidence to use the Levels to identify teaching and learning needs
  • Teaching strategies for explicitly teaching language (grammar)
  • Application to own student writing samples

Cost: no workshop fee

Catering: morning tea and lunch will be provided

Facilitator: Leading Learning Consultants

For Further Information regarding registration:

Chris Virgin

or  8301 6851

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