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English Australia reveals 2023 ELICOS winners

English Australia reveals 2023 ELICOS winners


The height physique stated the 9 winners of eight awards signify the “extremely various” areas throughout the ELICOS sector.

Amongst these chosen winners in 2023 have been a director at Common English Faculty in Sydney, an initiative specializing in Sustainable Improvement Objectives on the College of Wollongong Faculty in addition to two Lifetime Achievement Awards going to Helen Zimmerman and Marc Weedon-Newstead.

Judges chosen Richard Pincus, campus director at Common English Faculty, for the Tutorial Management for his “worth pushed” method, his efficient collaboration with workforce members, capability to advertise the successes of others and help workers development, in addition to his clear dedication to supporting the school’s college students.

UOW Faculty’s two-week hybrid ‘Challenge Unite’ initiative combining English language courses with afternoon mission work was recognised within the innovation class. It brings collectively college students throughout the Wollongong networks in Dubai, Malaysia and Hong Kong, in addition to college students in Wollongong, to collaborate on UN SDGs.

Vicky Chang from CQUEnglish Melbourne was the recipient of each the Motion Analysis in ELICOS Award and the Contribution to Skilled Apply Award.

Within the headline Lifetime Achievement class, English Australia selected to pick out two icons of the ELICOS sector.

Helen Zimmerman, who began educating English to refugees within the Nineteen Seventies, later becoming a member of ACL and Navitas earlier than retiring in 2018, was chosen as one winner.

The former English Australia board member has additionally beforehand been recognised by IEAA for her Distinguished Contribution to Worldwide Schooling and two Excellent Contribution awards from the Council for Worldwide College students Australia.

With 4 many years in worldwide training, Marc Weedon-Newstead’s profession “encompasses a various vary of places, organisations and roles” English Australia stated because it honoured him with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

“Marc’s unwavering help of and dedication to the ELICOS sector is an admirable legacy”

Starting his profession in Sudan, then Kuwait and Japan, Marc has labored in non-public and publicly owned ELICOS centres throughout Australia.

“Marc’s unwavering help of and dedication to the ELICOS sector is an admirable legacy and English Australia thanks him for his vital contributions,” the height physique stated.

Grant and bursary awards have been conferred on Benjamin Carkagis from the College of Sydney, Sandra Caon-Parsons at College of Adelaide English Language Centre and Virginia Mawer, who’s behind amitalkingenough.com.

On the Centre for English Educating + Studying Hub, English Australia stated Carkagis has been “instrumental within the growth of a brand new skilled growth program”, and has led on skilled program redesign and curriculum renewal.

The height physique pointed to Caon-Parsons’s advocacy for pupil wellbeing and trainer skilled growth on the College of Adelaide.

“The judges have been in settlement that Sandra’s nomination painted a transparent image of her essential work and influence at The College of Adelaide English Language Centre and extra extensively throughout the ELICOS sector,” it stated.

The complete listing of winners contains:

Tutorial Management Award: Richard Pincus, campus director, Common English Faculty

Award for Innovation: UOW Faculty, ‘Challenge Unite’

Motion Analysis in ELICOS Award: Vicky Chang, CQUEnglish Melbourne

Christine Bundesen AM Grant: Benjamin Carkagis, training supervisor (Skilled Applications), College of Sydney Centre for English Educating & Studying Hub

Contribution to Skilled Apply: Vicky Chang, CQUEnglish Melbourne

John Gallagher Bursary: Sandra Caon-Parsons, Schooling Advisor, College of Adelaide English Language Centre

Award for Lifetime Achievement: Helen Zimmerman and Marc Weedon-Newstead

Anne Burns Motion Analysis Grant: Virginia Mawer, ELICOS Instructor, Centre for English Educating + Studying Hub, The College of Sydney



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