NEAS Webinars are an interactive space to explore issues and practices with professional peers in real time.

  • Delivered throughout the year
  • Free for all ELT professionals in NEAS Endorsed centres
  • Free to NEAS Associate Members
  • Aligned to the NEAS Quality Framework
  • A unique source of expert quality assurance support
  • A resource to support time poor professionals

NEAS workshops times are run in AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Areas for exploration include:

  • Free to NEAS members
  • Delivered in real time

How has COVID affected Brazilian and Colombian agency sales with a focus on Australia.

Date: July 22, 2020
Time: 9:00am

With COVID-19 devastating the international education travel industry globally, schools are looking for more data to see how key source markets are being affected and what are the emerging trends compared to 2019. Join us for this webinar co-hosted by Vancouver, Canada based Edvisor. This data will be as recent as July 10, 2020 and pulled from their 8,500 agents and 1,500 schools globally.

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Learner Autonomy Toolbox

Date: July 29, 2020
Time: 2:00pm

Learner autonomy is an essential graduate attribute and feature of 21st century learning and teaching. Embedding strategies to encourage and build learner autonomy into our language classrooms are a key feature of this webinar. Participants are encouraged to share their best practices and strategies that work to build learner confidence and competence.
Aligns to Quality Areas A and B

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Peer Observation Toolbox

Date: August 26, 2020
Time: 2:00pm

Teachers provide the richest source of professional development amongst peers. Self-reflection and peer observation are the most effective, yet often dismissed quality processes that Academic Managers should facilitate in their centres. This webinar provides tools, tips and templates to support Academic Managers harness this rich source of expertise.
Aligns to Quality Area D

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QA 101 How do I become a NEAS Quality Endorsed centre?

Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 2:00pm

This webinar is for anyone who wants to know more about becoming a NEAS Endorsed centre. The presenters will take you through the fundamentals of quality assurance, the differences between QA and compliance and features of a quality ELT course.

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Student Support Toolbox

Date: October 21, 2020
Time: 2:00pm

Quality student support is a feature of everyone’s job description and is everyone’s responsibility. This webinar showcases best practice examples of quality student support tools and strategies.
Aligns to Quality Area B

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Academic Manager Toolbox

Date: November 18, 2020
Time: 2:00pm

Has anyone written a handbook for the DOS? What exactly do DOSs do? Am I doing it right? This webinar answers these and many more questions. Seasoned and novice Academic Managers are invited to this webinar which covers management and leadership, core academic manager responsibilities, staffing and top tips.

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Professional Development Toolbox Webinar

Date: February 26, 2020

Teachers and Academic Managers are lifelong learners. Each new calendar year presents the challenge of planning and delivering a relevant and worthwhile program of professional learning. This webinar shares best practice strategies in developing lifelong learning opportunities in the ELT workplace.

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These webinars are free for all NEAS Members.

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Staffing Toolbox Webinar

Date: November 27, 2019

This NEAS webinar is for new or recently appointed Academic Managers AND those who have been at the ELT Centre for some time. We will share tools and insights on how to support your teachers through their employment lifecycle at your centre, starting with recruitment and onboarding through to professional development and building on teachers’ strengths to thrive in new roles.

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Assessment Toolbox

Date: May 27, 2020
Time: 2:00pm

The fundamental purpose of assessment is to identify and understand the point that our students have reached in their learning. How do we feel confident that we are assessing our students in the best possible way? This webinar aims to support teachers and managers by sharing tools and approaches in ELT assessment. The presenters will cover formative and summative assessment, types of assessment tasks and approaches, and the difference between moderation and validation.
Aligns to Quality Area A.

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COVID-19 Response Webinar

Date: March 25, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is fast-changing and causing global disruption.

This webinar will present a number of strategies that you can put in place now across your entire centre which support staff and students.

The presenter will cover:

1. A summary of the regulator’s recommendations

2. Centre-wide strategies

3. ELT delivery strategies

4. Q&A

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QA 101 Building a Culture of Quality

Date: June 24, 2020
Time: 3:00pm

Everyone has a stake in building quality in the ELT community as well as in individual ELT centres. This webinar explores the concept of ‘quality’ and ‘culture’ within a quality assurance context and provides participants with practical tools to help them be quality influencers.
Aligns to Quality Area G

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Benchmarking Toolbox Webinar

Date: October 23, 2019

Share practices and tools in benchmarking ELICOS programs pathwaying into tertiary courses in the VET and Higher Education sectors.

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