Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Announcement: ELTC-TED Conference 2011 (5-7 July 2011) in Seremban, Malaysia

ELTC-TED Conference 2011: :ELTC is pleased to announce that it will be organising an international conference together with TED on teacher professional development pertaining to the strengthening of the English language, in line with the MBMMBI Programme Program Memartabatkan Bahasa Malaysia dan Memperkukuhkan Bahasa Inggeris).

Details of the conference are as follows:

Theme:Strengthening English Language (MBI) Through Teacher Professional Development

Date: 5 - 7 July 2011

Venue: Royale Bintang Hotel, Seremban

View and download conference flyer here at: :click here.

Who should participate:
ELT professionals,officers of MOE divisions and JPNs involved in the implementation of MBMMBI, representatives from PTAs and NUTP, all other stakeholders in the business of English Language Teaching

Call for papers:
Original papers focussing on the theme of the conference are invited. The subthemes are as follows:

  • Upskilling English language teachers through teacher development

  • Fun learning through Language Arts

  • KSSR English language curriculum implementation

  • Assessment for learning in the EL classroom

  • Current Pedagogical Approaches in ELT

  • ICT in ELT

  • Children’s Literature

    Presentation Format

    1. Plenary Papers
    These are lecture presentations by scholars in the field of ELT. About 45 minutes will be allocated per paper presentation, plus 15 minutes Q&A.

    2.Parellel Papers
    These are lecture presentations by one or more authors. About 30 minutes will be allocated per paper presentation, plus 10 minutes for Q&A.

    3.Workshops These are practical sessions conducted by one or more authors which engage participants in relevant hands-on activities. About 60 minutes will be allocated for workshop sessions.

    Guidelines on Submission of Paper

    a. A 200 to 250-word abstract with a title and a 50-word biodata should be sent to the Conference Secretariat via email by 02 May 2011. Download abstract template here at:click here. (This form can be downloaded).

    b. The Conference Secretariat will notify proposers by 16 May 2011 on whether the submissions have been accepted.

    c. An electronic copy of the full paper selected must be sent to the Conference Secretariat by 17 June 2011.

    All correspondence concerning submission of papers and/or further enquiries should be addressed to the Conference Secretariat at: eltconference2011@gmail.com

    Hotel rates, meals and conference fee packages(3 days) for participants from outside the Ministry of Education are as follows:

    Package 1: Standard Room RM 858 (per pax)
    Package 2: Twin Sharing RM 624 (per pax)
    Package 3: RM 300 (Day Participant)

  • Source: http://www.eltcm.org/eltc/index_bulletin_announcel2.asp?slno=223

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