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Australia’s English language program for migrants set for overhaul amid concerns over its effectiveness – The Guardian

The government says participants in its Adult Migrant English Program were not leaving with a ‘functional level’ of English

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The federal governments English program for adult migrants and refugees is set for some major changes amid concerns participants were not leaving with a functional level of English.
Acting immigration minister Alan Tudge announced a host of changes to the billion-dollar Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP), including lifting a cap on class hours, and removing the five year time limit on eligibility.
This means recent migrants will be able to access English classes for free until they have func…

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