International ELT Symposium

PUA 3rd International ELT Symposium

Venue: Pharos University in Alexandria- Mr. Mohamed Ragab Auditorium Hall and the English Language Centre
Day, date and time: TBA
Symposium Theme: Creativity in the classroom
Type of sessions: talks and workshops
Target audience: English language teachers and educators in schools, universities and language centers
Expected number of targeted audience: 200 attendees

Workshop Speakers:
TBA

Description:

  • The symposium’s talks and workshops aim to enrich classroom environment through exploration and hands-on activities.
  • The symposium is organized by Pharos University – English Language Centre in collaboration with reputable institutions and publishers
  • The event is going to take place on TBA.
  • PUA 3rd international ELT Symposium on Creativity in the classroom is an excellent platform for educators, teachers to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and a wide range of practical classroom ideas for how to cope with the pressure of keeping up with the curriculum and making time for creativity, and give space for both teachers and students to think outside the box.

Symposium Topics

  1. Using authentic materials in language teaching
  2. Classroom management
  3. Classroom collaboration
  4. Teaching vocabulary
  5. Teaching writing
  6. Teaching grammar
  7. Teaching literature
  8. Integrating phonology into your lesson
  9. Using technology into classroom teaching
  10. Different ways leading into a lesson
  11. Motivating students
  12. Designing speaking tasks
  13. Learners autonomy
  14. Professional development

Schedule

Venue: Mr Mohamed Ragab Hall

Time
8:00- 9:00 Registration
9:00- 10:00 Keynote speaker (1)
10:00- 10:30 Short coffee break
10:30 to 11:30 Speaker (2)

Venue: PUA English Language Centre

Time
11:30- 11:45 Attendees move to the English Language Centre
9:00- 10:00 Keynote speaker (1)
11:45- 12:30 Workshop (1)
12:30 to 1:15 Workshop (2)
1:15 to 2:15 Q &A session
2:15 to 3:00 Closing and Certificates

Duration of talks: 1hr
Duration of workshops: 45 minutes

Symposium Objectives

The conference aims at …

  • creating a stimulating environment for exchanging knowledge and experience of teaching and learning;
  • providing an opportunity for teachers from different backgrounds to meet and share classroom experiences;
  • acting as a channel for development on both personal and professional levels.

Symposium Speakers:

  1. TBA
  2. TBA
  3. TBA

Workshops:

 

  • Number of approved workshops: around 14
  • Each attendee will attend two different workshops, each lasting for 45 minutes. There will be 7 workshops running at the same time, followed by seven other workshops, so each attendee will attend 1 hour and a half in the “workshops” section.

 

Workshop Schedule
TBA

Abstract Submission

Interested candidates are invited to submit their abstracts and participate in PUA 3rd International ELT Symposium. It is required to submit a 3-minute video presentation of the abstract. Deadline for submitting your abstract is June 2nd, 2019.
Duration of talks: 1hr covering a new teaching idea or technique
Duration of workshops: 45 minutes with hands-on practical teaching ideas

PUA 2nd International ELT Symposium 2017

Pharos University in Alexandria 2nd International ELT Symposium was held on September 16 th 2017. The symposium hosted 300 language teachers and international speakers. There were also specialised speakers who conducted a number of workshops in topics related to Innovation in Education. This symposium is an excellent forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and research results relating to learning and teaching. To view the 2017 symposium’s pics, click here

  • Venue: Pharos University in Alexandria – Mr. Mohamed Ragab Auditorium Hall and the English Language Centre
  • Day, date and time: September 16 th, 2017 from 08:30 till 4:30 pm​
  • Symposium Theme: Innovation in Education
  • Type of sessions: talks and workshops
  • Target audience: English language teachers and educators in schools, universities and language centres
  • Expected number of targeted audience: 250 – 350 attendees

Description:

 

  • The symposium was organized by Pharos University – English Language Centre in collaboration with reputable publishers and institutions.
  • The event took place on September 16 th, 2017.
  • The symposium’s talks and workshops aimed to enrich classroom environment through exploration and hands-on activities.
  • PUA 2nd international ELT Symposium on Innovation in Education was an excellent platform for researchers, educators, teachers to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and a wide range of practical classroom ideas for novice and experienced teachers.

Symposium Topics:

 

  • Teaching receptive skills
  • Teaching productive skills
  • Teaching skills vs. systems
  • Using authentic materials in language teaching
  • Classroom management
  • Teaching mixed-ability classes
  • L1 interference in ELT
  • Integrating technology in classroom teaching
  • Error identification and correction
  • Teaching phonology
  • Learning by means of various media
  • Education and management innovation

 

2nd International ELT Symposium

Pharos University (PUA) 1st International ELT Symposium

Pharos University in Alexandria held its 1st international English Language Teaching symposium on Saturday September 3rd in Mr Mohamed Ragab auditorium hall. The symposium hosted 300 language teachers and international speakers from NILE, Pearson and Cambridge. There were also specialised speakers who conducted a number of workshops in topics related to effective teaching. The event was the first of its kind in Alexandria and the university. Stay tuned for more workshops to come

To view the Symposium’s pictures, Click here

Venue: Pharos University in Alexandria- Conference Hall

Date: September 3rd 2016

Description:

  • Pharos University 2016 ELT Symposium is the first of its kind to be held in Alexandria. The symposium’s talks and workshops aim to enrich classroom environment through exploration and hands-on activities.
  • The conference is organized by Pharos University in collaboration with reputable publishers such as Macmillan, Pearson Educational Corporations, Sphinx and Cambridge; and it is going to take place on September 3rd 2016. The symposium is also supported by the British Council
  • The ELT Symposium on Effective Teaching is an excellent platform for researchers, educators, teachers to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and a wide range of practical classroom ideas for novice and experienced teachers.

Symposium Objectives

The conference aims at …

 

  • creating a stimulating environment for exchanging knowledge and experience of teaching and learning;
  • providing an opportunity for teachers from different backgrounds to meet and share classroom experiences;
  • acting as a channel for development on both personal and professional levels.

 

Symposium Theme

Effective Teaching

Symposium Topics

  1. Teaching receptive skills
  2. Teaching productive skills
  3. Teaching skills vs. systems
  4. Using authentic materials in language teaching
  5. Classroom management
  6. Teaching mixed-ability classes
  7. L1 interference in ELT
  8. Integrating technology in classroom teaching
  9. Error identification and correction
  10. Teaching phonology

Dear colleagues,

You are invited to join PUA 1st International ELT Symposium on Effective Teaching at Pharos University in Alexandria.

September 3rd will mark as an excellent platform for all attendees to exchange ideas and experiences about language teaching and practical classroom ideas.


Call for abstracts

You are invited to submit your abstracts and participate in PUA 1st International ELT Symposium by giving presentations or workshops. Click here to know about the symposium’s topics. Deadline for submitting your abstract is mid July.

Oral presentation: a 35-minute presentation covering a new teaching idea or technique.

Workshop: a 45-minute workshop with hands-on practical teaching ideas. Stay tuned for more information about registration fees. Follow us on http://beta.pua.edu.eg/education/centers/elc/international-elt-symposium/

PUA 1st International ELT Symposium

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