KOTESOL International Conference

KOTESOL International Conference

KOTESOL International Conference 2016: Shaping the Future with 21st Century Skills

KOTESOL (Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), is a professional organisation for teachers. They have several local chapters all around Korea that host regular meetings featuring presentations and workshops designed to help teachers improve their teaching. In addition, they host regional conferences and international conferences each year. Scroll down to find out about the KOTESOL International Conference 2016.

Their mission statement is “To promote scholarship, disseminate information, and facilitate cross-cultural understanding among persons concerned with teaching and learning of English in Korea.”

In short, they’re teachers helping teachers!

KOTESOL International Conference 2016: What you need to know

KOTESOL International Conference
Dates: October 15th & 16th, 2016 (Sat-Sun)
Location: Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul
Registration is now open!

National and international ELT professionals networking and effecting informed change in ELT education. The Annual Korea TESOL International Conference features 200 presentations and 1,000 teachers at Sookmyung Women’s University in Seoul. #kotesol https://koreatesol.org/ic2016

Major Conference Speakers

Plenary Speakers (Find out more about the speakers by clicking on their names)

Thomas S.C. Farrell: Brock University, Canada
Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa: Harvard University Extension School, USA

Featured Speakers

Willy A. Renandya: National Institute of Education, Singapore
William Littlewood: Hong Kong Baptist University
Robert S. Murphy: University of Kitakyushu, Japan
Boyoung Lee (이보영): Ewha Womans University, Seoul
Burcu Tezcan-Unal: IATEFL TTEd-SIG & Zayed University, UAE
Todd Beuckens: ELLLO & Ristumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
Kara Mac Donald: Defense Language Institute, USA
Lynda Yates: Macquarie University, Australia

Invited Speaker

Chuck Sandy: International Teacher Development Institute (iTDi)


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By Luke Jones

Luke has spent the past 6 years teaching English in Korea. He started off in a small hagwon in Changwon, then moved to teach in a public middle school in the same city. Since then he has completed the CELTA course and an MA TESOL, and now teaches at a university in Seoul. 

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