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: 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…]

Dubai: EDTECH SIG/Dubai Chapter EdCamp DXB

This is a joint event that has been organized by TESOL Arabia’s Dubai Chapter / TESOL Arabia’s EDTECH SIG and Canadian University of Dubai on 6 February 2016. EdCamps are self-organized “unconferences” that bring forward-thinking educators together to network, share ideas, and teach one another. It’s not just a day of professional development. It’s a movement. Rather … [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 🙂

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…]

Dubai Chapter / EDTECH SIG / TTD SIG Event: 1st Mobile Learning Best Practices Conference

1st Mobile Learning BestPractices ConferenceAddressing the needs, best practices and challenges of mLearning in the Gulf Region Delegates will have an opportunity to identify and engage with current trends in mLearning. They will also acquire new technical and pedagogical skills to help make the most of handheld devices in their classrooms.  The conference is complemented by two mobile learning courses. One is designed … [Read more…]