WORKSHOPS

Workshops

Throughout the year, NEAS will offer workshops across Australia for teachers and professionals. NEAS workshops provides valuable professional development and guidance for more than 750 participants Australia-wide every year.

Workshops are typically one hour in length and conducted online. NEAS workshops are free for all staff of Quality Endorsed Member Centres and Associate Members.

What’s new in 2020?

  • New Online Workshops

New workshops designed to be timely and relevant. Made for Teachers and Management.

  • NEAS Communities of Practice

Communities of Practice (COPs) are groups of volunteer participants that have an on-going interaction around a shared concern.

Communities of Practice are a valuable source of professional development as they offer English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals a supportive environment to share knowledge and build better practices. They provide a rich resource of knowledge, experience and expertise in order to achieve common goals, solve common problems and learn from one another to advance and grow.

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School Preparation (HSP & PSP) Community of Practice

Date: June 12, 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Delivery: Online

Communities of Practice (COPs) are groups of volunteer participants that have an on-going interaction around a shared concern. Communities of Practice are a valuable source of professional development as they offer English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals a supportive environment to share knowledge and build better practices. They provide a rich resource of knowledge, experience and expertise in order to achieve common goals, solve common problems and learn from one another to advance and grow.
NEAS COPs provide the environment for ELT professionals to share experiences and develop their areas of interest.

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Drama in ELT

Date: July 17, 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Delivery: Online

This course is for teaching professionals who would like to embed drama into their teaching repertoire.

The course introduces the benefits of teaching drama in the ELT classroom and provides participants with a supportive structure to begin their journey into the world of drama in ELT.

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Education Agents Community of Practice

Date: August 21, 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Delivery: Online

Communities of Practice (COPs) are groups of volunteer participants that have an on-going interaction around a shared concern. Communities of Practice are a valuable source of professional development as they offer English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals a supportive environment to share knowledge and build better practices. They provide a rich resource of knowledge, experience and expertise in order to achieve common goals, solve common problems and learn from one another to advance and grow.
NEAS COPs provide the environment for ELT professionals to share experiences and develop their areas of interest.

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ELT Qualifications Community of Practice

Date: September 11, 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Delivery: Online

Communities of Practice (COPs) are groups of volunteer participants that have an on-going interaction around a shared concern. Communities of Practice are a valuable source of professional development as they offer English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals a supportive environment to share knowledge and build better practices. They provide a rich resource of knowledge, experience and expertise in order to achieve common goals, solve common problems and learn from one another to advance and grow.
NEAS COPs provide the environment for ELT professionals to share experiences and develop their areas of interest.

Register now

Research in ELT Community of Practice

Date: October 30, 2020
Delivery: Online

Communities of Practice (COPs) are groups of volunteer participants that have an on-going interaction around a shared concern. Communities of Practice are a valuable source of professional development as they offer English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals a supportive environment to share knowledge and build better practices. They provide a rich resource of knowledge, experience and expertise in order to achieve common goals, solve common problems and learn from one another to advance and grow.

NEAS COPs provide the environment for ELT professionals to share experiences and develop their areas of interest.

Register now

Communities of Practice Symposium – Sydney

Date: October 31, 2020
Location: Sydney, NSW
Time: 10:00am
Delivery: Face to Face

Communities of Practice (COPs) are groups of volunteer participants that have an on-going interaction around a shared concern.

Communities of Practice are a valuable source of professional development as they offer English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals a supportive environment to share knowledge and build better practices. They provide a rich resource of knowledge, experience and expertise in order to achieve common goals, solve common problems and learn from one another to advance and grow.

This meeting will bring together groups of communities of practice to discuss important and timely issues in the English Language Teaching community.

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Communities of Practice Symposium – Melbourne

Date: November 14, 2020
Location: Melbourne, VIC
Time: 10:00am
Delivery: Face to Face

Communities of Practice (COPs) are groups of volunteer participants that have an on-going interaction around a shared concern.

Communities of Practice are a valuable source of professional development as they offer English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals a supportive environment to share knowledge and build better practices. They provide a rich resource of knowledge, experience and expertise in order to achieve common goals, solve common problems and learn from one another to advance and grow.

This meeting will bring together groups of communities of practice to discuss important and timely issues in the English Language Teaching community.

Register now

Communities of Practice Symposium – Brisbane

Date: November 21, 2020
Location: Brisbane, QLD
Time: 10:00am
Delivery: Face to Face

Communities of Practice (COPs) are groups of volunteer participants that have an on-going interaction around a shared concern.

Communities of Practice are a valuable source of professional development as they offer English Language Teaching (ELT) professionals a supportive environment to share knowledge and build better practices. They provide a rich resource of knowledge, experience and expertise in order to achieve common goals, solve common problems and learn from one another to advance and grow.

This meeting will bring together groups of communities of practice to discuss important and timely issues in the English Language Teaching community.

Register now

Quality Assurance 101; Getting the most out of your NEAS membership

Date: December 11, 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Delivery: Online

Who exactly are NEAS and how does your membership benefit you? Meet one of our friendly and industry-expert NEAS Quality Assurance Assessors and get answers to all the questions you always wanted to ask, including: What’s the best way to prepare for a NEAS visit?

How can I get the information I need from the NEAS website?

What templates & forms are useful for me? What professional development does NEAS offer? What’s the difference between Quality Assurance and compliance? And many more!

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Change Management

Date: July 26, 2019
Location: Brisbane, QLD
Delivery:

• What types of organisational change have you been involved in?

• How was the experience for you?

Aligned with NEAS Quality Framework D: Administration, Management and Staffing, this workshop provides guidance and support for management staff who would like to effectively prepare, equip and support individuals to successfully adopt change in order to drive organizational success and outcomes.

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Leadership in ELT

Date: October 4, 2019
Location: Melbourne, VIC
Delivery:

Every organisation needs leaders that pursue quality. Whether in management, teaching or administration, a leader in English Language Teaching (ELT) influences the decisions of others through dedication and practice. In Leadership in ELT, NEAS will be presenting key skills that are vital in leading your organisation.

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Drama in ELT

Date: October 4, 2019
Location: Melbourne, VIC
Delivery:

This workshop sheds light on aesthetic engagement – those aha! moments in the language learning classroom, when international students of English have an academic, emotional, intellectual or artistic breakthrough in their language learning as a result of their participation in Drama in ELT.

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Leadership in ELT – Cairns

Date: October 11, 2019
Location: Cairns, QLD
Delivery:

Every organisation needs leaders that pursue quality. Whether in management, teaching or administration, a leader in English Language Teaching (ELT) influences the decisions of others through dedication and practice.

In Leadership in ELT, NEAS will be presenting key skills that are vital in leading your organisation. The workshop includes a face to face workshop and access to the online course NEAS ELT Leadership Program. As a participant you will be part of a blended learning community, gaining insights from counterparts at the 2019 CamTESOL Conference, while getting a taste of the 2019 NEAS Management Conference – Leadership in ASEAN and Australia: Influencers in ELT.

The NEAS ELT Leadership Program has been underpinned by the instructional design concept of Thiagi’s four doors. The four doors are The Library (Readers are Leaders!), The Cafe (Social Learning), The Playground (Learning as Play) and Assessment Centre (Formative and Summative) and explores topics such as authentic, transformational, emerging and inspirational leadership.

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Drama in ELT – Cairns

Date: October 11, 2019
Location: Cairns, QLD
Delivery:

This workshop sheds light on aesthetic engagement – those aha! moments in the language learning classroom, when international students of English have an academic, emotional, intellectual or artistic breakthrough in their language learning as a result of their participation in Drama in ELT.

Download PDF

Leadership in ELT – Communities of Practice

Date: November 13, 2020
Time: 3:00pm
Delivery: Online

Every organisation needs leaders that pursue quality. Whether in management, teaching or administration, a leader in English Language Teaching (ELT) influences the decisions of others through dedication and practice. This community of practice will explore leadership qualities and ways to lead the english language teaching community through different environments.

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Emerging Leadership and Development in ELT

Date: May 8, 2020
Location: Online
Time: 3:00pm
Delivery:

Aimed at those involved in leadership and development of teams, this workshop aims to provide a platform for discussion on recruitment, continual professional development and training of staff.

Participants will share and explore best practices, reflect on current practices and design and develop action plans for future implementation.