ELT Conferences

  • Exploring Innovations to Face the Challenges of ELT in Myanmar (14-15 February 2017)
  • Empowering and Inspiring EL Teachers: Practical Applications for the Classroom (8-9 May 2014)
  • New Ways to develop the Four Language Skills (3-4 Mar 2007)
  • From Theory to Practice: Linguistic Studies for Language and Literature Teaching (6-7 December 2005)
  • Teaching literature, learning literature (5-6 Jan 2005)
  • Effective Teaching and academic writing, Effective Testing (12-13 Jan 2004)
  • New Paradigms for Teaching and Learning English in Myanmar (22-23 Jan 2002)

Seminars and Workshops

  • Annual Seminar on Experiences Gained from Courses Attended Abroad and within the Country
  • Teachers Training Workshop by Macmillan (October 2013)
  • Straightforward Testing Workshop by Macmillan (July 2014)
  • Academic Writing Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop (May 2015)
  • Teacher Training Workshop by Macmillan (August 2015)
  • Literature as Content for Language Teaching Workshop (September 2015)
  • Intercultural Communication for English Teachers (September 2015)
  • The LMI Professional Communication Skills for Leaders Seminar for Educators (November 2015)
  • Workshops on Introduction to Action Research, Designing an Action Research Project, Portfolio Assessment, Developing Intercultural Competence (February to March 2016)
  • British Parliamentary Debate Workshop (May 2016)

The 18th Annual English Language Teaching Conference 2017

The 18th Annual English Language Teaching Conference 2017: English and Development was held at Panglong Hall on 23-24 September 2017. It was jointly hosted by the British Council and the National Centre for English Language.

The opening ceremony was held in the Recreation Centre at 8:30 a.m.on 23rd September and His Excellency Dr Myo Thein Gyi, the Minister for Education, delivered the opening speech. Mr Richard Antony Sunderland, the country director of British Council made the opening address and Ms Ginny Rowland, the Director of English, British Council gave a welcome speech. The keynote address was made by Mr Allen Davenport, Cambridge University Press. The Conference successfully concluded at 3:45 p.m on 24th September and Professor Dr Poe Poe, the director of the National Centre for English, gave the closing speech.

Altogether 46 local as well as international presenters conducted inspiring workshops and 500 teachers, teacher trainers, and practitioners both from public and private sectors attended the conference.

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