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…]

Fujairah: All About Happiness and Positivity Workshops at Eastern Region Chapter and LM SIG Event

Members of the LM SIG and Eastern Region Chapter got together at the Ajman University of Science and Technology in Fujairah to discuss happiness and positivity and how it can relate to personal and professional growth. Empirical work on happiness and how to achieve it has been around awhile since the advent of positive psychology … [Read more…]

Fujairah: Teaching with Impact Eastern Region Event

The Eastern Region Chapter held its fourth event of the year (Teaching with Impact) on Saturday, May 21 at Ajman University in Fujairah. The event featured 4 interactive sessions led by Peter Davidson (Zayed University), Mick King (Middlesex University), Chris Horger (AUS), and Mohamed El Zamil (Ajman University). Peter explained the ins and outs assessment … [Read more…]

Fujairah: Joint Eastern Chapter / EDTECH SIG Event: Using Technology in Teaching English

The Eastern Region Chapter and the EDTECH SIG of TESOL Arabia had a joint PD event on Saturday, February 20 at Ajman University in Fujairah. The event featured four informative and interesting sessions led by experts in the field. The first workshop discussed using messaging apps in the EFL classroom while the second session demonstrated how … [Read more…]

Fujairah: Best Practices in Teaching Writing Workshop

The Eastern Region Chapter had its first event on Saturday, October 24 at Ajman University in Fujairah. The theme of the event was ‘It’s all about writing: Best practices in Teaching Writing.’ The event featured 3 sessions led by Chris Horger (AUS), Dan Fredrick (AUS) and Dima Yousef (CUD). Chris talked about ‘Writing as a Process,’ … [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 🙂

FUJAIRAH: Eastern Region Chapter / YL SIG Host Joint Event

The Eastern Region Chapter and Young Learners SIG co-hosted the fourth annual event offered by the Eastern Region on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at the Ajman University of Science and Technology in Fujairah. Approximately 25 teachers attended the event, which was entitled, “Effective Strategies for Teaching Reading & Writing Skills in the ESL/EFL Classroom.” Garlfar … [Read more…]

FUJAIRAH: Eastern Region/LM SIG Event: Personal and Professional Strategic Planning for English Language Educators

The Eastern Region Chapter had a joint event with the LM SIG on November 15, 2014 at Ajman University in Fujairah. The event featured a 2-hour interactive session on ‘Personal and Professional Strategic Planning for English Language Educators,’ led by Dr Christine Coombe and Dr Dean Sheetz. The presenters discussed all elements of strategic planning and shared … [Read more…]

Eastern Region/EDTECH SIG Event in Fujairah

TESOL Arabia Eastern Region Chapter & TAEDTECH had a joint PD event on Saturday, November 1 at Fujairah Applied Technology School (ATHS). The theme of the event was “Tablets, Apps&Digital Badges in the EFL Classroom.” The event featured 2 interesting presentations and a workshop. James Buckingham (ZU) presented on “Having your PD efforts recognized through … [Read more…]