Sign up for Women in TESOL launch on Mar 11-13
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL) Asia recently announced its newest division, Women in TESOL (WIT), the first and only international TESOL organization for women.
TESOL is a professional association with a mission to ensure excellence in the English language by bringing together educators, researchers, administrators, and students.
WIT is a global organization of women with passion for holistic development in education especially in TESOL and language learning. It promotes women empowerment and steers not only awareness but also involvement in social development encouraging positive change.
This year’s Inaugural Conference will officially launch Women in TESOL to the TESOL community. It will also be a gathering of TESOL practitioners, experts, educators, and students to encourage research projects, academic curriculum, institutional policies and practices that will improve the position of women in this ESL industry. Although this Conference is focused on women, men are very welcome to be part of the event as presenters or attendees.
Date: March 11-13, 2016
Theme: Opportunities and Challenges Facing Women in the Teaching Profession
Venue: Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines
List of speakers
- Dr. Winnie Cheng
Associate Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Professor of English and Director of Research Centre for Professional Communication in English (RCPCE), Department of English, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
- Dr. Phyllis Chew
Professor of Sociolinguistics and Language Methodology at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Dr. Beata Webb
Professor of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in Linguistics at Bond University, Australia
Professor Emeritus on Second Language Acquisition and Bilingual Education at the University of Southern California, USA
Those interested may sign up here.