About Us

About Us

About ARI

The Adelaide Research Institute (ARI) is a new centre dedicated to teachers’ professional learning and to research innovation in education. ARI teaches the internationally recognised Graduate Diploma for Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL), and organises language and literacy inservice programs for teachers and administrators.

The Institute conducts and supports teaching and research informed by Professor Michael Halliday’s systemic functional linguistics.

The Institute’s present research focus is on the functions of language in education, specifically in curriculum design, languages teaching and teacher education.


Our Vision

Adelaide Research Institute (ARI) is dedicated to the support of quality education through research, teaching, teacher education and curriculum design and delivery. The Institute is designed to foster and support scholarly collaboration and advises on the design, planning and implementation of applied linguistic research.


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