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Africa ELTA 5th International Virtual Conference Call for Proposals

  • 1.  Africa ELTA 5th International Virtual Conference Call for Proposals

    Posted 16 days ago

    Africa ELTA is pleased to announce that we are accepting proposals to present at the Africa ELTA 5th International Annual Conference (13-14 August, 2021). This year, the conference will be held online under the theme of: 

    Advancing ELT in Africa Through Communities of Practice

    Conference topics include but are not limited to:

    -          Professional learning networks for teachers in Africa

    -          Student-centered practices in the African ELT classroom

    -          Curriculum development 

    -          Teaching large and low-resource classes

    -          Intercultural education in the English classroom

    -          Language assessment  

    -          Technology integration in the African language classroom

    -          Inclusion and justice in education policy  

    -          Teaching English in multilingual settings 

    -          Perspectives on World Englishes

    -          Successful L2 pedagogies

    -          Cutting edge second language research

    Please read what information is required before beginning the submission process.  All submissions are received through the online submission form on this link. No email submissions will be considered. 

    Guidelines for Proposal Submission

    A proposal must have a title, an abstract and a session description

    • The title of your presentation (10 words maximum).

    • A session description that reflects the content, the theoretical background as well as the practical implications appropriate for the African English language teaching context (250 words maximum).

    • An abstract that summarizes the content of your session to be included in the program book for conference attendees to learn about your session (50 words maximum).

    • A bio that demonstrates your professional and/or scholarly expertise in the topic of your presentation, your previous conference presentations as well as any other relevant experience in and/or outside of Africa (30 words maximum).  

    • Citations, if any, must be included using APA

    If you have any questions about the conference, you can contact the Conference Chair Amira Salama at 

    If you are interested in sponsoring the conference and/or getting a publisher's session at the conference, contact us at 

    We are looking forward to meeting you online in August 2021!

    Amira Salama
    Academic Writing Instructor
    Cairo, Egypt