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Helping newly arrived international students integrate into the English language classroom
National - Master Class Series
Wed 14 Nov 2018, 3:30pm to 4:30pm AEDT

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TypeInformation Session
LevelMaster Class Series
Stream
  • Business Development
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Student Engagement & Support
Duration1 Hour
LocationOnline and at your desk, National
Peer+ points0
Cost inc. GST (Members)$60
Cost inc. GST (Non-members)$88
Who should attend?
  • Teachers
  • Managers

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This webinar looks at strategies that teachers and student support staff can implement to help international students feel part of the school community, to bond strongly with other students and to develop confidence in living in Australia. Students who feel a part of the school community, who have strong relationships with other students and staff are more likely to attend classes and to successfully complete their courses

Hence strong bonding and feeling supported by the school are key elements in making a course fruitful and satisfying for both students and staff. This webinar explores a wide range of strategies and activities that teachers and general staff can implement to help international students feel part of their school and broader Australian community.

Learning Outcomes
  • Analyse the needs of newly arrived international students in the English classroom
  • Implement a range of teaching strategies that build student confidence in interacting with individuals from a wide range of cultural backgrounds
  • Develop strategies to help students overcome homesickness and cultural isolation
  • Help students build confidence in immersing themselves in the broader Australian community
Facilitated by: Lana Harasymiv

Svtilana Harasymiv has worked in English language education for over 25 years. She has established and managed numerous EAL and ELICOS Departments and has written a range of successfully-accredited ELICOS courses. Additionally, she has worked as a Director of Compliance and Director of Studies managing not only English programs but also a wide range of VET courses. She holds two Graduate Diplomas and a Masters in TESOL Education, as well as a Degree in Applied Science (Geography). Her webinars focus on making English instruction   enjoyable for both students and teachers.


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