Registration Centre

EAL - Literacy for Learning Course

  • 29 Oct 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Catholic Education SA - 116 George Street, Thebarton
  • 4


  • $200.00 per teacher (if paid by the school)

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Literacy for Learning Course 2014

Last Day to Register: Friday 17 October 2014

(Minimum Numbers required are 6)

Literacy for Learning  is a 6 module course aligned to the Australian Curriculum where literacy is represented as a strand of the English curriculum and as a general capability essential for all curriculum areas. Literacy for Learning has been developed in response to the definition of literacy in the Australian Curriculum that is informed by a social view of language that considers how language works to construct meaning in different social and cultural contexts. 

AITSL Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
This Professioanl learning session references the following AITSL Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:

  • Standard 1: Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 2: Know the content and how to teach it
  • Standard 6: Engage in professional learning

The course Overview:

  • relevant for all teachers and provides strategies that teachers can use across the curriclum for effective planning and teaching
  • underpins all its strategies with an understanding of the role of language and literacy in learning
  • builds teachers' knowledge of the literacy identified in the Australian Curriculum literacy as a general capability across all learning areas and in English
  • promotes whole-school approaches to addressing literacy teaching

Participants are expected to attend every session, complete  Between Module Activities, Module Readings and participate in discussions.  
Module Sessions:
The first two and last two modules will each occur on one whole day; the middle 2 modules will be 2 - 5pm weekly.
The workshops include a range of activities:

  • input from the tutor or through DVD or text material
  • discussion or other collaborative learning activities
  • practical activities that are transferable to classroom contexts

Modules Overview/Schedule

Professional Development Hours: There are 18 hours for workshop participation and up to 40 hours non-contact time to complete all BMAs and readings.


Participants who complete the course will be eligible for 6 or 3 points towards the CESA Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Participants are provided with course books containing workshop notes, readings, resources and school or classroom activities.

Refreshments will be provided

Parking is not available on site. Please refer to the attached link.
Catholic Education Conference Centre

Presenter: EAL Consultant - Chris Payne

$200 each teacher (if paid by the school)
$200 plus $20.00 GST (if paid by the teacher)
(an invoice will be forwarded upon receipt of your registration)

For Further Information regarding registration:
Chris Virgin
8301 6851

For  Information regarding this course:
Chris Payne
8301 6613

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