ESL Education Programs
English is an essential requirement for success both at school and for further education, training and employment. For students who are from a language background other than English (LBOTE) and do not speak English or need support learning in English, there are English as a Second Language (ESL) programs available.
Schools provided with a specialist ESL teacher/s have an "ESL Targeted Support Program". These teachers are appointed in addition to the school's normal staffing allocation, to primary and high schools which have sufficient numbers of identified ESL students.
As ESL teachers are not able to provide direct support to every ESL student at all times in every class, all teachers have responsibility for the English language learning of ESL students in their classes.
ESL Program Resources