School-wide Practices for EALD Students

PL # 14079

  • Starting from 6 Sep 2024 till 6 Nov 2024
  • Cancellation permitted until 30 Aug 2024
  • Registration Close : 30 Aug 2024

Delivery Format : Mixed Mode

Pricing Normal
For Members $200
For Catholic Members $240
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    Registrations open to :
  • AISWA Member Schools
  • Catholic Member Schools


A two-month mixed delivery course designed for school leaders and EALD specialist teachers to plan for effective practices to strengthen the support for English as an Additional Language/Dialect students.

This course aims to bring EALD specialists and school leaders together to explore effective strategies and practices to support multilingual students. The course comprises of a full day workshop (in person), ongoing on-line discussion and a final 90-minute webinar to share evaluations and future plans for improvement. Participants will have access to an online portal for professional reading, resources, access to the 'EALD Hub' (an additional online course focussed on EALD Aboriginal learners), and a discussion forum.

Program outline




6 Sept 2024


Workshop #1In person


ongoingOnline discussionOn demand


18 Sept 2024


Introduction to the EALD HubWebinar


6 Nov 2024


Webinar: Taking actionWebinar


The intended target audience includes school leaders and EALD teachers from schools that have:
- a large cohort of students who speak an additional language or dialect at home
- a growing number of EALD enrolments, particularly permanent new arrival migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who speak one or more Aboriginal languages, a creole and/or Aboriginal English
- international fee paying students.

Schools are encouraged to send two or more staff to this event – with preference for one staff member working in a leadership role.

Schools will be invoiced for payment, depending on the number of participants attending according to the pricing schedule below.

Cost - Members

$200 pp 

$320 for two pax 

$400 for three pax

(+$80 pp thereafter)


Kate Reitzenstein (AISWA Staff)

Teaching And Learning Consultant - Languages

Kate Reitzenstein <span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Kate Reitzenstein has worked as Consultant for Languages of the Association of Independent Schools of WA since 2014. She organises professional development activities and provides advice to schools and teachers on policy, curriculum and resources. Prior to this role, Kate worked as an Indonesian language teacher for fifteen years at three secondary schools, with experience using the Curriculum Framework and the Middle Years Program and Diploma Program of the International Baccalaureate curriculum. She has worked as an EFL/ESL teacher in Australia and abroad, and has had experience as an International Student Coordinator and at establishing overseas school partnerships and in-country study tours. Kate places importance on effective language teaching methodology and the need to link theory to practice in the Languages classroom.

Terms & Conditions

AISWA Professional Learning - Mixed Mode PL 

Detailed Mixed Mode event T&Cs here

Mixed Mode event conditions include:

  • In-Person Event T&Cs here
  • Webinar Event T&Cs here
  • On-Demand Event T&Cs here

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School-wide Practices for EALD Students

Date / Time

6 Sep 2024 Starts: 08:30 Finishes: 15:00

Delivery Format : In Person

AISWA Training Room Suite 1

PL Hours : 6.50

School-wide Practices for EALD Students (TEAMS)

Date / Time

6 Nov 2024 Starts: 15:30 Finishes: 17:00

Delivery Format : Webinar

Webinar - Online Only

PL Hours : 1.50

Learning Area

  • EALD
  • Inclusive Education
  • Leadership
  • Literacy

School Area

  • Preschool (PK-K)
  • Early Childhood (PK - 2)
  • Middle Primary (3-6)
  • Secondary (7-10)
  • Senior Secondary (11 - 12)
  • Leadership
  • Education Assistants

Event Contact

AITSL Standards