To: Philip Yeung
Subject: ESOL Advisor information
ESOL Assessment and Access Specialist Service
This new service, funded by the Tertiary Education Commission, is based at the Migrant Resource Centre in
assessment, advice and referrals to migrant and refugee clients, including those who are newly arrived and those who have been in NZ for many years. The service is open to people who want to develop their English language skills whatever their level of English and who are finding barriers to accessing employment in their field or who are currently under employed. This service is also available to migrants who have prepaid for English language tuition
an English language assessment which will identify the client's: level of spoken and written English; previous educational background and learning style, priorities and goals; personal circumstances that are relevant to accessing ESOL provision.
up to date and relevant information on ESOL programmes and courses in the
a pathway or plan for each client, for ongoing English language development, including strategies for self-directed learning.
linkage to other programmes and services e.g. career services, employment support, professional seminars, job training opportunities, further study.
face to face interviews and follow up by phone. Telephone contact on behalf of the client to WINZ case manager, targeted provider etc.
support for the full range of ethnic communities and organisations in and around
Jo de Lisle
phone: (07) 853 2196 or (07) 853 2192
fax: 854 8978