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ELT Calendar for Fukuoka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Fukuoka Prefecture.

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Call for papers due July 31st (Wednesday) 2019
JALT Other Language Educators (OLE) SIG Conference: Focusing on Intercultural Communication
JALT's OLE SIG Conference will be held October 5-6, 2019 at St. Mary's College, Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture.

July 21st (Sunday) 2019

Special Workshop for English Teachers and School Owners
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Jeremy Lanig MA
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Venue: Namiki Square 4 Chome-21-45 Chihaya, Higashi Ward, Fukuoka, 813-0044
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Jeremy Lanig MA is an award-winning teacher and the director/founder of BINGO BONGO Learning and Step by Step Eikaiwa located in Kagawa Prefecture.

August 4th (Sunday) 2019

Summer Beach Party
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: It's a beach party!
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Seaside Momochi (the beach in front of Fukuoka Tower; map to beach)
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: It won't be rainy season forever! Come to this informal, family-friendly gathering hosted by the Fukuoka and Kitakyushu Chapters of the Japan Association for Language Teaching.

September 21st (Saturday) 2019

(1) Individual Factors, Mindsets And FLL; (2) Multilingual Childraising: Giving children access to the world
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: (1) Mike Berg; (2) Christine Provenzano
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA building, next to Daimaru, room 601-2 map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: (1) Individual Factors, Mindsets And FLLMike BergDespite the marked impact they have been shown to have in the classroom, growth/fixed mindsets are an under-researched area of foreign language learning (Lou & Noels, 2016; Mercer & Ryan, 2009).

October 5th (Saturday) 2019

JALT Other Language Educators (OLE) SIG Conference: Focusing on Intercultural Communication
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due July 31st
Organization: Other Language Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: St. Mary's College, Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture (map)
City: Kurume City
Brief description: This conference will offer a chance for teachers of any language to share their ideas and research results with colleagues.

October 6th (Sunday) 2019

JALT Other Language Educators (OLE) SIG Conference (day 2 of 2)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Call for papers due July 31st
Organization: Other Language Educators Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: St. Mary's College, Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture (map)
City: Kurume City
Brief description: This conference will offer a chance for teachers of any language to share their ideas and research results with colleagues.

October 19th (Saturday) 2019

Teacher's Voice, Gestures and Body Language
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Mari Yoshizawa
Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA building, next to Daimaru, room 601-2 map
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: In this workshop, participants will recognize that content and delivery, both verbal and non-verbal, influence listeners' behavior and engagement.

November 17th (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2019 in Fukuoka
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: TBC
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Venue: TBC
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Come to talk with, learn from and share ideas with some of Japan's favourite authors of English learners' textbooks! Gain teaching tips, valuable inspiration, and have a look through the presenters' educational materials designed to motivate learners of all ages! A must for all those teaching English as a foreign language! Reserve in advance to get a gift bag! You are welcome to our event without registering, but if you register for this event, you will have a special registration desk at the event where you can pick up an event bag with free gifts courtesy of publishers.

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