Provides intensive English language support for new arrival students Kindergarten to Year 12 (ages 4 to 18 years).
Kindergarten to Year 12 (ages 4 to 18 years)
Kindergarten to Year 12 (ages 4 to 18 years)
Full-time intensive English study program provided by TasTAFE that uses subject content to prepare students for college, VET courses, university or employment. It is available to newly arrived and longer-term resident students aged 18 to 25. Contact TasTAFE for more information.
Provides free English language tuition for new migrants and humanitarian entrants over 18 years old. This is a legislated entitlement for eligible migrants, funded by the Australian Government. Eligible migrants must register within 6 months of obtaining their permanent residency visa and begin tuition within 12 months of registration. They must use their entitlement within 5 years. AMEP is provided by TasTAFE.
A program for Permanent Residents aged 18 years and over who are not eligible for the Adult Migrant English Program. Please contact TasTAFE and ask for Migrant Education South or Migrant Education North for more information.
Provides up to 800 hours of free accredited training for eligible job seekers who need to improve their language, literacy and/or numeracy skills to help them get the job they want. (New arrivals must use their AMEP entitlement first).
The Migrant Resource Centre Northern Tasmania has an English language program that offers “one-on-one” support to high school and college students during school terms. Volunteers from various backgrounds and professions assist students to develop learning strategies and study skills.
The Migrant Resource Centre Southern Tasmania offers free English classes to those from a non-English speaking background that are open to:
Students must attend an interview prior to being accepted into the program.
Runs a cross-cultural support service for current and prospective CALD (culturally and linguistically diverse) students.
Provides Foundation Courses and Nationally Accredited Vocational Education and Training
There have been 16 projects funded by Skills Tasmania grants to work with migrants and humanitarian entrants, these projects include: training in cleaning operations, housekeeping, cookery, community services pathway planning, taxi driving, introduction to construction, and targeted pathways to employment and training support.
The Career Start program supports individuals to have an opportunity to make an informed choice about their career future and provides subsidies for entry level training (up to a Certificate III qualification) to enhance their job prospects.
to two scholarships are provided by the University of Tasmania annually to
support Tasmanian Asylum seekers who are on Temporary Protection Visas,
applying for Safe Haven Enterprise Visas or are on an equivalent bridging visa
to undertake undergraduate tertiary studies.
More information about the Scholarship may be found on the University of Tasmania website
A number of Community Centres offer the Everyday Literacy for Local Communities Program to support individuals’ literacy development through practical projects and targeted support for people who have already identified or begun addressing their literacy needs.
Provides a range of great activities to assist Tasmanians to improve their reading and writing, whether for employment, life skills or personal enjoyment. Courses include computer literacy, employment skills, getting ready for work programs, and support to assist with study and returning to learning.
Primarily for people over 50 years of age who like mental and physical activity and want to pursue existing interests or develop new ones. Launceston School for Seniors provides an opportunity for social, educational, physical and spiritual momentum for this very important part of life.
Quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help teach and learn English as a Second Language (ESL). This project of The Internet TESL Journal has thousands of contributions by many teachers.
A network of organisations and individuals working together to improve adult literacy in Tasmania. Grants are available through the web site.
An ongoing register of qualified support officers with experience in adult literacy teaching and assessment to support the Tasmanian Adult Literacy Action Plan.
The Tasmanian branch of an Australian Council supporting literacy and numeracy practitioners.
Details regarding the Tasmanian Qualifications Authority testing of everyday adult literacy, numeracy and ICT skills necessary to receive the Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE).