EAL/D Secondary Workshop

PL # 13479
Starting on 13 Sep 2022
Cancellation permitted until 06 Sep 2022

Event registrations closed on 09 Sep 2022

Delivery Format : In Person

Event registration is Closed


A whole-day workshop for teachers of EAL/D learners in the secondary years (7-12). 

During this whole-day professional learning event, there will be a series of information sessions and presentations by EAL/D consultants from the Department of Education, Catholic Education and AISWA, and opportunities for sharing. 

This event is targeted at teachers who teach discrete EAL/D classes. However, teachers who provide individual support to EAL/D learners are encouraged to participate. An option to attend remotely via Teams will be provided for teachers based in regional and remote schools.

9am         Introduction,  setting goals for the day (Kate Reitzenstein)

9.30am    EAL/D Curriculum Planning + Q&A – (Angelique Smith)

10.30am  Morning Tea

10.50am  Programming ideas for EAL/D Years 7-10 (Kate Reitzenstein)

11.15am  What to do in the absence of an EAL/D Curriculum (Rubi Mabrouk)

12.30pm Lunch

1pm        Assessment Practices for EAL/D students (Marisa Schiavi)

2.15pm  EAL/D Toolkit (as teacher and leader) / Final reflections (Kate Reitzenstein)

3pm        Close



Angelique Smith is Acting Principal Consultant for EAL/D, School Curriculum and Standards Authority

Rubi Mabrouk is Principal Consultant for EALD Secondary, District High Schools and Post School Pathways, Statewide Services - Department of Education

Marisa Schiavi is Languages & EAL/D Consultant, Catholic Education WA

Kate Reitzenstein is Languages Consultant, Association of Independent Schools of WA

The aims of the workshop:
- To build a cross-sectoral network of Secondary EALD teachers
- To develop a common understanding of aligning assessment with the EAL/D Progress Map
- To share ideas, resources and programs, particularly for Year 7-10
- To consolidate understanding of the recent changes to the EAL/D Year 11 courses and moderation practices

Terms & Conditions


AISWA Professional Learning – In Person Event 

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In Person event conditions

  • Attendance records: Participants must sign-in on the day to confirm attendance. A member school can also view this data for their staff.
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  • Attendee swaps: Acceptable. The organiser must be notified. There are conditions.
  • Walk Ins: Any non-registered attendee MUST disclose this to AISWA on arrival. A correct registration process can then be followed. 
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  • Payment Conditions: Price includes GST. Credit card payment only for Guests. Member schools will be invoiced post-event.
  • Cancellation: Cancellation is without charge if prior to Cancellation Permitted date. Cancellations via this website. Late cancellations or failure to attend will incur full cost. Refer any issues to the Event Organiser. If AISWA cancels a PL Event, attendees will be notified by email and any payment will be refunded.
  • Free event non-attendance: A fee of $25 may apply. See full T&Cs.

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EAL/D Secondary Workshop

Date / Time

13 Sep 2022 Starts: 09:00 Finishes: 15:00

Delivery Format : In Person

AISWA Training Room Suite 1


Suite 1, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017

Parking bays are available on Walters Drive (max. fee is $5.00 p/day). To use these bays, you will need to first download the EasyPark App on your phone. https://bit.ly/3R63Ndg When you arrive you can scan the QR code on the parking meter to pay for your parking using the app. Please note that the meters are no longer accepting cash or card payments. Alternatively, public transport is available via train & bus: Joondalup Line – Stop at Glendalough Station. Bus transfers: Bus no. 407, Bus stop: 25350

PL Hours : 5.50

Learning Area

  • EAL/D

School Area

  • Secondary (7-10)
  • Senior Secondary (11 - 12)
  • Year 7
  • Year 8
  • Year 9
  • Year 10
  • Year 11
  • Year 12

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