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Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
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International student means; you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.

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) 22485VIC
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Preston, Epping, Prahran
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Preston, Epping, Prahran
Can you speak some simple English, but need to work on your fluency? Improve your English with the Certificate II in EAL (Access).
Certificate III in EAL (Access) - Overseas-Qualified Professionals Stream - OQP Victoria 22486VIC
English as an Additional Language, Business Management and Accounting - - Online, Preston
English as an Additional Language, Business Management and Accounting - - Online, 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) 22486VIC
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Preston, Epping, Prahran
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Preston, Epping, Prahran
22486VIC Certificate III in EAL (Access) teaches intermediate English language skills to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Course in EAL 22483VIC
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Preston, Epping, Prahran
English as an Additional Language - Full Time, Part Time - Preston, Epping, Prahran
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Course in English as an Additional Language (EAL) 22483VIC teaches basic English to adults from non-English speaking backgrounds.
Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) 22492VIC
English as an Additional Language - Full Time - Epping
English as an Additional Language - Full Time - Epping
Certificate IV in EAL (Further Study) 22492VIC is designed for those who require consolidation of advanced level English speaking and listening, reading, writing, literacy skills including digital literacy skills, and study skills in English prior to accessing a range of further study pathways including higher education.