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  • English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D)

    The CECV New Arrivals Program is regionally based to to provide consultancy services to schools to meet the needs of newly arrived students and their teachers.  These students include those that are enrolled and funded as Refugee or Asylum Seeker classifications. 

    A grant allocation is made to schools with eligible newly-arrived, English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) students to support a teacher to work on a sessional basis with the student for a limited time. This allocation is arranged through the Education Officer: Learning Adjustment (EAL/D).

    Eligible secondary students are entitled to a minimum of six months English language support at a language centre / school if they are enrolled in a Catholic secondary school prior to commencing at the language centre / school or a grant allocation that supports a teacher to work on a sessional basis with the student for a limited time.

    Teachers initially monitor the learning of newly arrived students for whom English is an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) using the English language learning pathway on the EAL Developmental Continuum P-10