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Elizabeth Gunn

portrait of Elizabeth Gunn

Elizabeth teaches a wide range of English, literacy and numeracy courses at Melbourne Polytechnic. She has worked with local and international students of all abilities. She has also trained students from different backgrounds to become teacher and student assistants in Victorian primary and secondary schools.  

Elizabeth's expertise is developed through regular participation in professional development activities and conversations with subject expert contacts in Melbourne, Australia and around the world. She loves sharing educational ideas and solving learning problems through conversations with fellow educators and community members alike. 

Elizabeth has been teaching at Melbourne Polytechnic for over 13 years.  She engages her students by establishing practical learning partnerships where students, teachers and their communities are seen as valuable resources in the student’s further education journeys. Elizabeth believes that teaching is about creating spaces for students to imagine themselves anew,  to embrace new possibilities and embody new professional practices. She loves the creativity involved in forging new approaches to learning through constant engagement in teacher development. 

Elizabeth holds multiple qualifications related to her teaching, including a Graduate Diploma of Education from Charles Darwin University, a Graduate Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Certificate of Applied Linguistics from Monash University. Elizabeth has also presented self-initiated action research projects at numerous conferences around Australia.  

EAL Courses at Melbourne Polytechnic

Certificate II in EAL (Access) 22639VIC
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Preston
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Preston
Can you speak some simple English, but need to work on your fluency? Improve your English with the Certificate II in EAL (Access) 22639VIC.
Certificate III in EAL (Access) - Overseas-Qualified Professionals Stream - OQP Victoria 22640VIC
English as an Additional Language, Business Management and Accounting - Full Time - Preston
English as an Additional Language, Business Management and Accounting - Full Time - Preston
OQP Victoria is a course designed for skilled, qualified and experienced overseas professionals who require high level speaking and listening, reading and writing skills in English to gain professional employment in their field. Participants have specialised knowledge and technical skills and need to develop a higher level of English language proficiency and understanding of the Australian labour market and work place culture to successfully gain access to employment.
Certificate III in EAL (Access) 22640VIC
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Preston
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Preston
Certificate III in EAL (Access) 22640VIC teaches intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Certificate I in EAL (Access) 22638VIC
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Preston
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Preston
The Certificate I in EAL (Access) 22638VIC is for people who speak limited English. If you need to improve your English to prepare for study in Australia, this course is for you.
Course in EAL 22637VIC
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Preston
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Epping, Preston
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Course in English as an Additional Language (EAL) 22637VIC teaches basic English to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.