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5th International Conference: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice in ELT

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We welcome abstracts on any subject of interest to practising ELT professionals, focussing on theory and practice in one of the following themes:
-Teaching methodology
– Motivation to learn English
– New technologies in ELT
-Teacher cognition & beliefs
– Teacher development
– Testing and Assessment
– English for Specific Purposes
-Teacher freedom
– Creativity in teaching
– Action research
– Classroom observation
– Learner autonomy
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– 20-minute talks+10 minutes for questions
– 45-minute workshops + audience participation
– Poster sessions (A1 size) + 30-minute discussion.

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Tunisia TESOL 9th National Day

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Tunisia TESOL is pleased to announce its Ninth National Day on Assessment in ELT. This theme challenges our community of ELT stakeholders to consider different theoretical positions, assumptions, and frameworks for assessment. We enthusiastically welcome proposals for workshops and panel discussions in the areas outlined below:
– Assessment for Learning
– Managing Change in Assessment Policy and Practice
– Stakeholder Assessment Literacy
– High-stakes tests
– Stakeholder needs, goals, and perceptions
– Social responsibility, advocacy and engagement in policy making

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The Benefits of Attending Conferences

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The research/the article draws on what was carried out for a project commissioned by the British Council and which was motivated by one key question: what are the benefits to teachers of attending international ELT conferences? Although attending conferences is generally seen to be a positive developmental activity for teachers, published empirical analyses supporting this assumption are scarce; I was in fact not able to Read More