Colony to Nation: Bridging the gap for EAL learners

Thu 22 Jul, 4pm–5.30pm (AEST)

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This program takes place virtually

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Explore the new suite of Colony to Nation resources for English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners. Featuring practical EAL teaching strategies, they are flexibly designed to develop your confidence in engaging students with Australian history through works in the NGV Collection. Apply your knowledge to further adapt Colony to Nation content for a more accessible and enriching teaching and learning program.

This professional learning program is designed for EAL and classroom teachers delivering the Level 5-6 History curriculum in Victorian schools and/or using the Colony to Nation resources. The session will also be relevant to teachers of EAL learners in other year levels.

Presented by specialists from Blackburn English Language School and NGV Educators in collaboration with VicTESOL.

90 mins
Cost: $10 (VicTESOL Member), $20 (Non-member)

Learning objectives

  • Outline key components of the Colony to Nation resources.
  • Develop practical EAL teaching strategies to engage students with artworks in the NGV Collection before, during and after visiting the gallery.
  • Collaborate and share ideas to further adapt the content in the Colony to Nation resources to support the needs of EAL learners.

Prepare with the Colony to Nation resources

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