Australian Curriculum: English as an Additional Language or Dialect Teacher Resource

ACARA has developed the English as an Additional Language or Dialect Teacher Resource to support teachers as they develop teaching and learning programs in the Australian Curriculum: Foundation to Year 10 with EAL/D students.

The English as an Additional Language or Dialect Teacher Resource includes several related publications.

The English as an Additional Language or Dialect Teacher Resource has been developed to:

  • advise teachers about areas of the Australian Curriculum that EAL/D students may find challenging and why
  • assist classroom teachers to identify where their EAL/D students are broadly positioned on a progression of English language learning
  • help teachers understand students’ cultural and linguistic diversity and how this understanding can be used in the classroom
  • provide examples of teaching strategies supportive of EAL/D students
  • complement existing state and territory resources for teaching EAL/D
  • provide an overview for teachers who may not have specialist training in the area of EAL/D or access to specialist EAL/D teachers.

As further learning areas/subjects in the Australian Curriculum are developed, additional components of the resource will be published.

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