EAL/D ISSUES - SCHOOLS
EAL/D MANAGERS MEETING at the ACTA Conference April
A biannual round-table forum for state and territory EAL/D Program Managers and curriculum officers will be held at the 2016 'DIVERSITY: exchanging ways of being' Conference in Perth, on Friday 8 April at 7.30am – 9am. The meeting will be held in the Pan Pacific Hotel – Goldsworthy Room.
This closed-meeting forum provides the opportunity for representatives from all states and territories and sectors, along with their state and territory association representatives, to network, discuss pertinent and pressing issues for EAL/D across Australia, and address common issues of concern.
For further information, please contact the ACTA Secretary.
ACTA SUBMISSION LOW SOCIAL ECONOMIC STATUS (SES) FUNDING SEPTEMBER 2014
In July, ACTA was invited to attend a consultation with the Australian Government Department of Education on the Students with Disability and English Language Proficiency loadings and the Review of the Low Socio-Economic Status loading. Following consultation with members, ACTA submitted this report to the Department at the end of September. We would like to thanks all those who contributed as well as the Department of Education for their consideration of our concerns.
ACTA SUBMISSION APRIL 2014 SENATE INQUIRY INTO SCHOOL FUNDING
ACTA Council has submitted a response to the Australian Parliament Senate Select Committee on School Funding inquiry. To read the submission which draws on the recent ACTA survey into school EAL visit the Senate Committee website
The ACTA Submission is number #74.
Please note: Once a committee has authorised the release of a submission, subsequent publication of it is protected by parliamentary privilege. Please do not download and forward the submission to others but refer them to the above website.
ACTA 2014 EAL/D SCHOOLS SURVEY REPORT AVAILABLE
Download a copy of the report from our Surveys page