International Professional Learning Opportunities

Asia and the Pacific

Date Location Details
20 Oct 2018 Taiwan NEW! The 6th International Conference on Foreign Languages and Literature at Feng Chia University This seminar’s goals are to improve faculty teaching and research in literature, foreign languages, and translation/interpretation, to discuss and to apply new theories in literature and TEFL/Foreign Language Teaching.
5-7 Nov 2018 Indonesia NEW! ICLLL 2018: The 8th International Conference on Languages, Literature and Linguistics This conference aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Languages, Literature and Linguistics, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.


Australia and New Zealand 

Date Location Details
16-17 Oct 2018 Australia NEW! Connecting Innovative School Learning Spaces & Pedagogy The conference will address key concerns in aligning design with new pedagogy and provide practical strategies to optimise teacher and student transition and measure the success of an innovative space, in order to equip schools with the knowledge to make the evolution as easy as possible. Hear insights from an array of education experts, architecture firms and leading schools.
16-17 Oct 2018 Australia NEW! Higher Education Executive Assistants Intensive 2018 [Sydney] Designed to equip Higher Education Executive Assistants with the knowledge and practical tools to develop professional excellence and step up as an expert influencer in their organisation. Attendees will develop critical skills including conscious communication, effective stakeholder engagement and strategies to build trust and influence with staff and senior management alike.
18-20 Oct 2018 Australia NEW! Writing the Future 2018 A unique opportunity for teachers to gather together to learn, experience and reflect on all the skills required to create a school with writing embedded in their school culture. A sequence of sessions over two days will focus on the building blocks of writing, talk in classrooms to prepare students for writing, creative approaches to writing, and how to apply these skills across the curriculum and across the school.



Date Location Details
20-27 Oct 2018 Germany NEW! 2018 Baden-Wurttemberg Seminar The seminar focuses on the German educational system, German-American academic equivalencies, and student exchange between Germany and the United States. Lectures and discussions are complemented by visits to primary, secondary, and tertiary educational institutions in the state of Baden-Württemberg.
29 Oct – 1 Nov 2018 Netherlands NEW! IEEE eScience 2018  The aim of this conference is cross-fertilisation across academic disciplines, to advance academic research by fully exploiting the use of digital technologies
7-10 Nov 2018 Spain NEW! CIEE Annual Conference This year’s conference theme is LEADING INNOVATION: EDUCATING GLOBAL CITIZENS IN THE DIGITAL AGE.


 The Americas 

Date Location Details
17-19 Oct 2018 USA Vice Presidents for Research Meeting 2018 This conference will be  centered around four major areas: Building multidisciplinary research within academic institutions, collaboration models for research and technology transfer,  linking fundamental and impact-oriented research; and communicating to fulfill public responsibility and enhance trust.
25-28 Oct 2018 North America NEW! MEXTESOL 45th International Convention This session focuses on how teachers can benefit from using soft skills appropriately, and on how English can be learned by our students adequately, by experiencing learning situations that embed in them such essential skills, such as Communication, Critical Thinking, Leadership, Positive Attitude,   Team Work, and Work Ethic.
26-27 Oct 2018 North America NEW! MITESOL 2018 Conference This conference’s mission is to provide leadership and support for professionals involved in TESOL across the state.
26-27 Oct 2018 North America NEW! KYTESOL Conference This conference’s purpose is to distribute information, to discuss current issues, and to improve the teaching of English to speakers of other languages.
27 Oct 2018 North America NEW! WITESOL Fall Conference This conference’s mission is to provide professional development opportunities and a network for educators of English Language Learners and bilingual students of all levels and ages around the state of Wisconsin.


Worldwide (Webinar/Online Conference) 

Date Details
21 Oct 2018 NEW! Audio-Recorded Feedback for Second Language Writing This webinar explores the effectiveness of combining L2 and technology to provide feedback to intermediate L2 writing learners in a task-based language (TBL) classroom.
24 Oct 2018 NEW! Implementing PBLA: Did We Achieve What Was Intended? The goal of this webinar is to share findings from a research project examining practitioner perception of Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA) impact on the quality of teaching and learning in LINC/ESL programs in Canada.
15-9 Nov 2018 TC211 : Technology for Data Collection and Management This four week online course will focus on building skills and strategies to better collect and manage data using a variety of technology tools.
18 Nov 2018 NEW! Communication Competency at Work: More Than Just Language The focus of this webinar is the complexity of workplace cultures and practices and how we as ESOL instructors can begin to develop curricula and teaching practices that meet the myriad of needs learners have to understand Canadian workplaces and the expectations of employers. Join us as we delve into this topic.


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