ACE Darwin Dinner Series – November

Wednesday 24th November 2021

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Members of the ACE Northern Territory Darwin Branch Committee invite you to join us for the November ACE Darwin Dinner Series.

This month’s theme: Setting up and implementing an Intensive English Program (IEP).

In 2017 Woodroffe Primary School was selected to setup an IEP in Palmerston, to cater for primary school students that have newly arrived in Australia, this includes refugees and immigrants.

This month’s DDS event will discuss a range of issues associated with the establishment and operation of an IEP including:

  • Resourcing the IEP for students from multi-year levels, that speak a range of languages from their homelands and have variable experiences of schooling and attendance.
  • Content-based approach to assist with differentiation and the explicit teaching of grammar and phonics.
  • Being able to compare the differences and similarities of teaching EAL/D students from many backgrounds including my experiences in Aboriginal Education.

Special Guest Speaker

Sue Hargreaves MACE

Sue is the Intensive English Program teacher at Woodroffe Primary School. She has been working in Northern Territory educational settings for the past 17 years and 10 of those years has been working with Indigenous boarding students in Alice Springs and Darwin.

An experienced English Teacher, Sue has a long history of working in the primary/secondary education industry. Her areas of interest and expertise include Lesson Planning, Educational Technology, Teaching English as a Second Language, Classroom Management, and Curriculum Development.

Sue holds post graduate qualifications in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Deakin University.

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