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…]

Ras Al Khaimah: RAK Chapter/TTD SIG Event: Teaching and Learning in a Post-Traditional Classroom

Despite the rainy weather, we had a good turnout for our third event which was organised jointly with the TTD SIG. More than 20 committed teachers attended. In the opening presentation, Dr. Racquel talked about teaching in a post traditional context where changing the physical layout of your classroom will help establish a new dynamic … [Read more…]

Madinat Zayed: “Classroom Innovation Through Students’ Engagement” Workshop in Western Region

On January 28, 2017, Western Region Chapter and the Teacher Training and Development (TTD) SIG of TESOL Arabia hosted a joint professional development workshop entitled “classroom innovation through students` engagement” at the Baynounah Complex in Madinat Zayed. The workshop was facilitated by Dr. Racquel Warner, Chair for the TTD SIG. She led the 30 participants … [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 🙂

ABU DHABI Chapter / RES SIG / TTD SIG Joint Event: Tales from the Chalkface

This event, hosted by Abu Dhabi University, was the third PD session organized jointly by Abu Dhabi Chapter, RES SIG and TTD SIG. We had 11 speakers on the schedule. A wide variety of ELT issues were discussed, ranging from re-conceptualizing teacher professional development to leadership in education, to the concept of the “learning organization” and how it … [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…]