ELT Calendar for August 2011

August 1st (Monday) 2011

The 48th Annual Shin-Eiken Conference (day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Junior and senior high school English teachers with some college teachers
Organization: Shin-Eiken - New English Teachers' Association
Location: Handa City, Aichi Prefecture

August 6th (Saturday) 2011

ETJ Kanagawa Launching
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil, Kimiko Koseki
Organization: ETJ Kanagawa (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Hamamatsu)
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Kim Horne, Miki Sakai
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Niigata)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata, Setsuko Toyama
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

CoFFET Launch
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Kimiko Koseki, Leandro Nualia, Marc Anthony Lascano
Organization: Community of Friendly Filipino English Teachers
Location: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture

August 7th (Sunday) 2011

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Naha, Okinawa)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Devon Thagard, Barbara Hoskins-Sakamoto
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

August 13th (Saturday) 2011

Today is Obon (traditional, not official holidays)

TUJ Osaka Distinguished Lecturer Series: Classroom Interaction and Language Learner Participation
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: David Olsher (San Francisco State University)
Organization: Temple University Japan
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

August 14th (Sunday) 2011

Today is Obon

Phonics and Sightwords: Empowering Children to Read
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil
Organization: Mabuhay Classroom Teacher Workshop
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Creating a Culture of Peace at a Critical Moment: The capacity of education for people's empowerment
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Loreta Castero, Kip Cates, Sasanka Perera, Kamata Yoji, Sakamoto Hitomi, Nojima Daisuke, Kakuta Naoko, Kikuchi Keiko, Kawane Shinya
Organization: Global Campaign for Peace Education Japan
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

Professionalism In The Classroom
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Marco Brazil
Organization: Mabuhay Classroom Teacher Workshop
Location: Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture

August 15th (Monday) 2011

Today is Obon

Creating a Culture of Peace at a Critical Moment: The capacity of education for people's empowerment (day 3 of 3)
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Loreta Castero, Kip Cates, Sasanka Perera, Kamata Yoji, Sakamoto Hitomi, Nojima Daisuke, Kakuta Naoko, Kikuchi Keiko, Kawane Shinya
Organization: Global Campaign for Peace Education Japan
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

August 20th (Saturday) 2011

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Ibaraki)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Downes, Aurora Dobashi
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Yonago, Tottori)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Caroline Marie Gerner, Miki Sakai
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture

August 21st (Sunday) 2011

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Matsue, Shimane)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Caroline Marie Gerner, Miki Sakai
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture

2011WE CAN! Summer ELT Forum in Sendai
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Yoko Matsuka, Rumiko Kido, Hiromi Sasaki
Organization: mpi
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Tochigi)
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Yumiko Igawa, Joshua Kidd
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture

August 23rd (Tuesday) 2011

5-Day TESOL Certificate Course
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Rod Ellis, Paul Robertson
Organization: Community of Friendly Filipino English Teachers
Location: Edogawa City, Tokyo Metropolis

August 27th (Saturday) 2011

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Gunma)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Simon Downes, Aurora Dobashi
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Himeji)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Caroline Marie Gerner, Miki Sakai
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture

August 28th (Sunday) 2011

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Okayama)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Noriko Matsumoto, Marco Brazil
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture

Oxford All-Japan Summer Tour (Omiya)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Naoko Saito, Kathleen Kampa
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture

August 30th (Tuesday) 2011

JACET Convention 2011 - The 50th Commemorative International Convention (day 1 of 4)
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: Plenary Speakers Rod Ellis, Ernesto Macaro, Ikuo Koike, and Peter Skehan
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

August 31st (Wednesday) 2011

JACET Convention 2011 - The 50th Commemorative International Convention (day 2 of 4)
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:40 PM
Speaker: Plenary Speakers Rod Ellis, Ernesto Macaro, Ikuo Koike, and Peter Skehan
Organization: Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

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