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…]

TACON 2017 Symposium on Research on Reading in the Arab World – Call for Presenters

The symposium will take place on Friday, 10th March 2017 at the TESOL Arabia International Conference and Exhibition held March 9-11, 2017 and will include presentations related to research in reading in the Arab world. Proposals will be selected from those submitted to https://www.tesolarabia.co/conference/proposals/ by November 15th 2016. MENA Extensive Reading Foundation will sponsor successful … [Read more…]

Ajman: READ to Lead Conference Held

By Melanie Gobert The TESOL Arabia READ/WRITE SIG, Sharjah Chapter and Independent Learning SIG held their first event at the Secondary Technical School in Ajman in collaboration with the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education on September 24, 2016. The theme of the conference was “Read to Lead” and over 247 teachers from ADEC and … [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…]

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…]

New TESOL Arabia READ SIG Team

The TESOL Arabia READ SIG has a new team comprising Bridie Farah, SIG Chair, of Masdar Institute, located in Abu Dhabi,  Helene Demirci, SIG Treasurer,  Abu Dhabi Men’s College, and Melanie Gobert, SIG Secretary, Abu Dhabi Men’s College. We are very excited about leading the READ SIG and look forward to meeting you at our … [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 🙂