Ministry of Education
Department of Higher Education
National Centre for English Language
ELT Conference 2021

Theme: Empowering Teachers and Promoting Students’ Engagement in the New Normal

Call for Papers

This special programme organized by the National Centre for English Language offers great opportunities to the ELT teachers in all universities and colleges to share their innovative ideas, methods and approaches with their colleagues either through presenting papers or facilitating workshops.
The aim of the conference is for participants to share innovative and feasible ideas on effective ways of conducting academic courses or programmes in the new normal while empowering teachers and promoting students’ engagement so that they will be able to cope with the disruptions and drastic changes in education. The theme can be explored via practical or research strands in such fields of study as teaching language, literature, linguistics, teaching using technology, assessment, syllabus design, and curriculum development.
Each paper presentation or workshop must reflect the theme of the conference. Each session is scheduled for 30 minutes including the question and answer. You are requested to send the abstract and the attached form to the National Centre for English Language no later than 16:00 hours, 31 December, 2020. The Conference Planning Committee will inform proposers the results by 15 January 2021. Soft copies of both abstracts and full papers are to be sent to [email protected] by 7 February, 2021.It is necessary that your abstracts and papers meet the following: requirements.

Paper Format

Paper Size A4
Maximum 12 pages
Title not more than 15 words
Abstract 150 – 200 words
Full paper format Font type – Pyidaungsu
Font size – 11
Line spacing – Single
Margin – Left 1.25″, Right, Top and Bottom 1″

Character Format

Title Pyidaungsu 12, Bold, Center, Title Case
Author name Pyidaungsu 10, Left Superscript No.
Heading Pyidaungsu 11, Bold, Left
Subheading Pyidaungsu 11, Bold, Left
Abstract text Pyidaungsu 9, Justify
Body text Pyidaungsu 11, Justify
Page number Pyidaungsu 8, Top Centre

* No indentation in the first line of each paragraph

Additional Annotation

Table heading above the table, Pyidaungsu 9
Figure caption below the figure, Pyidaungsu 9

Criteria For Acceptance

Abstracts outside the word limit will not be accepted. All abstracts will be evaluated by the Conference Planning Committee. Relevance to the theme of the Conference and the originality of approach are among the major considerations in the acceptance of papers. The Committee reserves the right to decline paper/workshop proposals without providing reasons.

Details of Presenter(s)

Home Telephone

Office Telephone

Contact Address
Number of years you have taught English
Courses you are currently teaching: (e.g. Communicative Skills, Business English)
Field of study you are interested in ————————————————————————–___________________________________
Other professional information (e.g. training courses delivered/conference presentations/publications) _______

Photos from ELT Conference 2020


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