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: Innovations in Reading and Writing at READ/WRITE SIG/Abu Dhabi Chapter Event

The READ WRITE SIG and the Abu Dhabi Chapter held their third event of the year February 18, 2017 at Abu Dhabi Men’s College. The theme of the morning of professional development workshops was “Innovations in Reading and Writing. Presenter Deema Attal, of Abu Dhabi Men’s College, gave a workshop on an online tool called … [Read more…]

Al Ain Chapter and READ/WRITE SIG Joint Event: Cultivating Readers and Writers from KG through University

The Al Ain Chapter and READ/WRITE SIG held the last event of the year on the TESOL Arabia calendar on December 17, 2016 at the Continuing Education Center of United Arab Emirates University in Al Ain. The theme of the conference was “Cultivating Readers and Writers from KG through University.” The morning of workshops included … [Read more…]

Al Ain Chapter January Report

The Al Ain Chapter would like to wish a happy new year to all of our colleagues. Just before the winter break in December we held an event with the theme “Professional Conduct in Demanding Times” which addressed the current trend in world education of decreasing numbers of teachers remaining in the profession. The presenters … [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…]

Al Ain Chapter Update

The new academic year has brought about a change in personnel in Al Ain. Ian Taylor has retired to better things but is still in contact and helping Max, Sufian and Paul through this teething stage! We have our first event planned for late October in Al Ain at the Islamic Institute (the old UAE … [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 🙂