Aga Khan University (AKU) Centre of English Language is organising the Sixth International Seminar on ‘English Language Teaching (ELT) in a Changing World: Innovative Approaches to New Challenges’ from January 29 to 30, 2011, in Karachi. The seminar will bring together ELT professionals from around the world to discuss, reflect on and develop their ideas.
The two-day seminar will involve addresses by well-known educators, workshops, panel discussions and poster presentations on a wide variety of topics including the changing role of English teaching in the world today, advances in teacher education and professional development, new trends in Business English teaching, teaching English to young learners, the role of literature in language teaching, and establishing a linguistically and culturally appropriate standard for testing English language proficiency.
What: Sixth International Seminar on
‘ELT in a Changing World: Innovative Approaches to New Challenges’ organised by AKU Centre of English Language
Who: Dr Andrew Littlejohn, an author, teacher trainer, and academic
Professor Noor Amna Malik, Director General and Head, Learning Innovation Division, Higher Education Commission, Government of Pakistan
Dr Fauzia Shamim, Professor, Department of English, University of Karachi
Dr Hywel Coleman, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Education, Leeds University, UK
Dr Graeme Cane, Head, Centre of English Language, AKU
Dr Willy A. Renandya, Head, Teachers’ Language Development Centre, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr Ahmar Mahboob, Senior Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, University of Sydney
Evelyn Rothstein, classroom teacher, reading specialist, and educational consultant
When: January 29, 2011
Time 9:00 am – 04:30 pm
Where: AKU Auditorium, Stadium Road campus, Karachi
For more information, please visit: http://www.aku.edu/events/cel2011/index.shtml