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ELT Calendar for Fukuoka Prefecture

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Fukuoka Prefecture.

September 21st (Saturday) 2019

Multilingual Childraising: Giving children access to the world
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Speaker: 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: (Please note: "Individual Factors, Mindsets, and FLL" by Mike Berg, originally scheduled as an additional presentation today, has been postponed to a future date TBA)As the population of long-term non-Japanese residents rises in Japanese cities like Fukuoka, more and more families with at least one non-Japanese parent are working to help their children make the most of their international background by developing two, three, or more languages from birth.

September 29th (Sunday) 2019

The Fukuoka Seminar
Time: 9:40 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Tristan Scholze, David Paul, Amy Long, Simon Moran, Jeff Hodsdon
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Venue: Fukuoka-ken Chusho Kigyo Shinko Centre (Room 501), 9-15 Yoshizuka Honmachi Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi (map)
City: Fukuoka City
Brief description: Topics include "Everything you need for teaching children" and "Starting and building up your own school or private teaching.

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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