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EAL - Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels - 3 Day Workshop - Term 1, 2020

  • 19 Feb 2020
  • 9:00 AM
  • 13 Mar 2020
  • 4:00 PM
  • Catholic Education Conference Centre, 116 George Street, Thebarton
  • 2


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Assessment for Learning Using the Language and Literacy Levels 
3 Day Workshop - Term 1, 2020

Last Day to Register: Wednesday 12 February 2020

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 4

Wednesday 19 February

9.00 – 4.00

Room 7

Term 1, Week 6

Tuesday 03 March

9.00 – 4.00

Room 7

Term 1, Week 7

Friday 13 March

9.00 – 4.00

Room 7

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 2020 need to ensure that teachers who conduct the assessments have been trained in using the Levels.

Maximum of 40 participants


  • An introduction to the Language and Literacy Levels and links to the Australian Curriculum
  • Learn about the functional model of language 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
  • Model some 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:

Katie Morrison 
or  8301 6695

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