Intensive English Centre
Intensive English Centres forumDecember 02, 2020
Future action for fortifying the longterm outlook for intensive English centres (IECs) was considered by more than 120 members during an in-person/ Zoom forum on 5 November.
Teachers add value as agents of social inclusion and cohesionDecember 02, 2020
Every day, schools, principals and teachers play a critical and invaluable role in their communities by contributing to society’s social-inclusion outcomes.
EAL/D support is falling shortNovember 25, 2020
English Language Provision is an important component of school planning and the allocation of specialist EAL/D teachers should be a priority if schools are to support the educational needs of their EAL/D students.
Win as IECs to be put in hibernationSeptember 06, 2020
With the closure of the world’s borders and a halt to Australia’s immigration and humanitarian intake programs, intensive English centres (IECs) face uncertainty over enrolment numbers and the resulting reduction in specialist staffing.
Federation wins special considerations for IEC staff and studentsMay 18, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives, testing us like nothing ever before.
SSP and IEC teachers addressing additional complications to provide remote learningApril 09, 2020
Teachers in Schools for Special Purposes and Intensive English Centres are working with a unique set of challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic as they strive to provide educational continuity for students with special needs and English as an additional language or dialect requirements.
Federation breaks staffing cap and secures additional EALD positionsDecember 18, 2019
Federation is proud to report that the arbitrary staffing cap, initially set in 1983, has been broken.
Power of the collective delivers IEC winNovember 28, 2019
Member action at the local level and Federation’s representations to the Department will see a new Intensive English Centre (IEC) established in the northern NSW town of Armidale from the commencement of the 2020 school year.
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