Tasmanian Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Professional development, networking opportunities and resources for TESOL professionals

TasTESOL supports Tasmania’s EAL/D teachers by providing professional development and networking opportunities throughout the year. TasTESOL is affiliated with the Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA). Through ACTA and other state and territory associations, TasTESOL provides members with access to resources, current research, and the opportunity to have their say on local and national issues.



Term 2 Forum, Tuesday 28th May 5:30pm via Zoom

TasTESOL invites you to our first forum for the year with Rosalie Martin presenting her work on “the impact of trauma on learning language, especially in the context of our students – what we see but may not recognise in our classrooms; and identifying how and when trauma impacts learning and what strategies may be helpful to deliver learning effectively.”

When: Tuesday 28th May at 5:30pm

Cost: Free for members, $10 for students, $15 for non-members (please email TasTESOL for bank account details).

RSVP: By Friday 24th May to contact.tastesol@gmail.com

Please note, all members and paid non-members will receive the zoom link to this forum on Friday the 24th May.

To read more about Rosalie Martin, please see the links below:




Save the Date

2024 TasTESOL Conference confirmed.

Location: Launceston (venue TBC)

Date: 23rd November, 2024

Keep an eye on the website and  TasTESOL Facebook page for further details.



Each year, TasTESOL holds a state-wide conference and several themed forums. These events allow teachers to hear from local and interstate peers working in a wide range of contexts, to share ideas and resources, and to network. Browse past events to access presentations and related resources.


Access TESOL In Context, the peer-reviewed journal produced by ACTA, and browse our directory of TESOL service providers in Tasmania. There are also various teaching resources submitted by members. Access our Resources

News from ACTA

The Australian Council of TESOL Associations (ACTA) is a key national coordinating body for associations of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Keep up to date on what is happening in the English Language teaching field at the national level. Read news from ACTA