TESL Ontario, established in 1972, is a non-profit organization serving the needs of teachers of English as a Second Language and English Literacy Development. In its commitment to professional development and advocacy, TESL Ontario addresses the range of competencies, experiences, and issues which influence the success of immigrants, refugees, visa students, and others who are learning English.
TESL Ontario is thrilled to introduce the newly registered professional designation for all TESL Ontario accredited members in good standing called Ontario Certified English Language Teacher or OCELT.
Census data tools
Statistics Canada released the fifth round of data from the 2016 Census of Population. This new information provides insight on Aboriginal peoples in Canada, the country’s rich ethnocultural fabric, and the housing landscape.
Research Project: Examining Language Teaching Technology Use in Post-Secondary English for Academic Purpose (EAP) Programs
Research Project: English language teacher self-efficacy beliefs
The Summer issue of CONTACT TESL Ontario Magazine can be downloaded from our new website for CONTACT at http://contact.teslontario.org/ . The new website for CONTACT makes it possible for you to search all the articles in recent issues or download previous issues.
Paragon Testing Enterprises offer a free CELPIP teacher training at its Toronto office located at 801-180 Bloor St. W. on November 1st from 1pm - 5pm.
Register at https://www.celpip.ca/toronto-workshop/
Pearson Canada is organizing an academic workshop of which the focus is to link the outcomes of the Pearson Test of English Academic to the Canadian Language Benchmarks. We can now confirm that this will take place in the week commencing 11 th September 2017.
The May issue of TESOL's member newsletter, TESOL Connections, was published and distributed. Among this month's feature stories was the summary article highlighting the 2017 Summit on the Future of the TESOL Profession.
The article, "Shaping the Future of the TESOL Profession", can be accessed online. Please feel free to share this with your colleagues and others who are interested in learning more about what happened at the summit, and next steps.