News and Events

Past events

UNE celebrated 40 years of TESOL awards in Armidale in 2013

First offered in 1973 as the Diploma in Migrant Teaching, courses in teaching English as a second language (TESOL) at UNE look set to continue to evolve to meet the needs of professionals from many countries and TESOL-related domains. 


English2Go mini-conference 'Thinking (inter)nationally, acting locally' — 5 May 2012

(View video recordings of keynote addresses and selected workshops from this event.)

English2Go is a mini-conference open to researchers and teachers with an interest in research-inspired teaching and teaching-inspired research. Come along and hear keynote addresses by Peter Freebody, Lorraine Graham and Len Unsworth on matters of national curriculum, new understandings about the basics and on multimodal English. Be inspired by the work of local teachers on issues such as grammar and creative writing, boys and English, rhetorically-inspired teaching of persuasion, drama and HSC English.

Venue Room 224, Education Building, University of New England
Saturday 5 May 2012, 8.30am – 4.30pm 


CREME research on ABC Catalyst — 17 February 2011

The show highlights the work of Professor Len Unsworth's ARC Linkage project with Dr Angela Thomas, Dr Paul Chandler and Annemaree O'Brien on children's digital multimodal animation authoring. Thanks are extended to Annemaree for much of the groundwork with the ABC in Melbourne in relation to the Catalyst report.  (Link to Catalyst story archive and video)


New postgraduate program in 2011 — Master of Education (Literature and New Literacies)

This course offers prospective students the opportunity to access cutting edge research in the area of multiliteracies education.  The teaching team includes internationally recognised experts in the fields of multiliteracies education, technology and literacy, primary and secondary school English curriculum, functional grammar and discourse, visual literacy, children's literature and multimedia communication. The course will bring together units of study crucial to understanding the place of new literacies in primary and secondary education.