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American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(7), 563-569
DOI: 10.12691/education-4-7-9
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English Language Provision in Australia within the Global Context of ELT

Ahmad Mousa B. Altasan1,

1ArRass College of Technology, ArRass, Saudi Arabia

Pub. Date: May 14, 2016

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Ahmad Mousa B. Altasan. English Language Provision in Australia within the Global Context of ELT. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(7):563-569. doi: 10.12691/education-4-7-9


The first part of this report reviews briefly different purposes for learning English worldwide in the current context of globalisation. The second part of this paper researches and critically analyses English language provision in Australia through following topics: Types of programs and providers in the different sectors and their purposes for teaching English; Funding sources for programs; Types and provenance of clients; Nature of curricula, courses and credentials within programs; Purposes of and approaches to language assessment in different sectors;. Regulation of the sectors. By examining a range of published journal articles, facts sheet, discussion feedback, evaluation reports and official internet sites, data were collected, edited, coded, classified and organized. Overall, Australia EL industry is constantly evolving to keep up with the changing needs of the global ELT market. Public and private sectors are strong and making a great progress though quite unstable and sensitive to the external challenges and fluctuations in demand.

globalization Australia TESOL sector private public education programs providers tuition students immigrants refugees

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