Abu Dhabi: The 3rd TESOL Arabia Annual SIG Conference

As we come to a close on this academic year we need to take time to reflect on what has been a hive of activity for all TESOL Arabia SIGs who have dedicated their time and expertise to provide a wide variety of professional development opportunities for the diverse ELT communities we serve. The main … [Read more…]

Abu Dhabi: New Year, New Ideas for Technology-Oriented Classrooms

The Institute of Applied Technology in MBZ, Abu Dhabi, hosted the first Educational Technology (EDTECH) SIG and Abu Dhabi Chapter joint event for the current academic year. The theme of this morning of PD activities was New Year, New Ideas for Technology-Oriented Classrooms. Attendees had a selection of 5 sessions targeting issues like tablet – based … [Read more…]

Abu Dhabi: Evening of PD Sessions at Al Hosn University

Abu Dhabi Chapter of TESOL Arabia held its last event of this academic year entitled as “Evening of PD Sessions” at AL HOSN University on June 2. The program included 5 interesting and engaging sessions presented by well-experienced professionals and educators. The sessions covered topics on the use of web-based tools in teaching and learning. … [Read more…]

TESOL Arabia’s 6th Annual ESP Conference: Another Successful Event in Abu Dhabi

TESOL Arabia’s ESP SIG held its 6th Annual Conference on April 30 in Abu Dhabi with Khalifa University hosting the event for the fourth time. The theme of this year’s conference was New Directions in ESP Education: Technology, Pedagogy & Curriculum; two plenary speakers and 15 concurrent sessions covered these topics in a variety of … [Read more…]

Abu Dhabi: READ SIG / AD Chapter Mini-Conference: The Year of Reading

The TESOL Arabia READ SIG and the Abu Dhabi Chapter held a mini-conference featuring 12 concurrent session on April 16, 2016 at the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi themed “The Year of Reading.” Dr Ghassoub Mustafa of Dubai Women’s College and Dr Ghadah Al Murshidi, of United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain were featured … [Read more…]

Abu Dhabi: An Inspiring Workshop on Technology Enriched EFL Instruction

Abu Dhabi Chapter of TESOL Arabia and EDTECH Special Interest Group held their first joint event this year entitled as “Technology Enriched Instruction-An EFL Perspective” at New York Institute of Technology on February 13. The program included 9 interesting and engaging sessions presented by well-experienced professionals and educators from the UAE and abroad. The sessions … [Read more…]

Abu Dhabi: A Morning of PD Sessions at AlHosn University

On October 31, 2015 Abu Dhabi Chapter of TESOL Arabia held its first event “A Morning of PD Sessions” at ALHOSN University. The participants were treated to a number of engaging presentations on topics such as cultural competence, perspectives on the use of technology in class, Edmodo and considerations in preparing tests. The event started … [Read more…]

Dubai: 2nd TESOL Arabia SIG Conference: New Beginnings

On October 2nd the 2nd TESOL Arabia SIG Conference was hosted at Middlesex University Dubai. The theme was New Beginnings to reflect that this was the first combined event of the year for the SIGs. The event gave the 9 SIGs (special interest groups) of TESOL Arabia a chance to showcase their activities by setting … [Read more…]

Dubai: TESOL Arabia SIGs & T-PLUS Joint Conference

The first TESOL Arabia and T-PLUS, Turkey, joint conference took place on 1-2 May 2015 at HCT – Dubai Men’s College. > CONFERENCE PROGRAM < For more photos, visit TESOL Arabia Facebook page 🙂