Frameworks and tools
EAL/D learning progression
EAL/D students are learning the English language at the same time as developing their literacy and numeracy. Assessing English language proficiency on the EAL/D learning progression can assist in the effective tailoring of teaching to support language, literacy and numeracy development.
EAL/D learning progression describes how students with English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D) typically progress in their English language learning.
The ACARA EAL/D Teacher Resource contains annotated content descriptions from Kindergarten to Year 10 in English, mathematics, science and history. Please cross-reference this Australian curriculum content with your NSW syllabuses.
EAL/D specialist teachers should refer to the ESL Scales to inform their planning, programming and teaching.
Capability Framework: Teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander EAL/D learners
The Capability Framework: Teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander EAL/D learners was developed to increase the capacity of teachers in rural, remote and metropolitan areas to better meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander EAL/D learners. The framework is aligned with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
For more on supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander EAL/D learners visit Aboriginal Education in NSW public schools.
Additional resources tools and frameworks will be added soon.