According to TESMC School Evaluation Framework there are a number of topics at a whole school level that impact EAL students’ access to curriculum and programme development . With this is mind, EAL Programme Development is an important part of ELLSA conference outcomes. Attendees of ELLSA conferences will have the opportunity to engage and collaborate to develop strategies and resources to help guide schools' action plan to move their EAL model forward to best meet English language learners needs.
EAL Student Information
How schools use data on the learning outcomes of ELL students to inform the school’s curriculum development, program planning and policies.
Staff Professional Development
How can schools support professional development that addresses changing ELL needs and priorities within your school.
Program Management & Organization
How leadership at all levels of the school can clearly articulate an understanding of ELL students, their needs and learning across the curriculum.
Parent/Caregiver Community Interaction
How effective parent communication can be used to share progress and different ways parents and schools can work together to support mother tongue development.
Teaching & Assessment Practices
How schools document and implement teaching, learning, assessment and reporting practices that are inclusive of the needs of ELL students.