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ELT Calendar for Fukuoka City

Events of professional interest to language teachers in Fukuoka City.

August 24th (Saturday) 2019

Globalization and Communicative Competence in Japanese English Classrooms
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Fred E. Anderson (Kansai University)
Organization: Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University Junior College
Venue: Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University, Building 2, Room211
Brief description: Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University Junior College holds an annual summer lecture. This year, it invites Professor Anderson from Kansai University in Osaka, and focuses on the concepts of globalization and communicative competence in English classrooms.

August 25th (Sunday) 2019

TEMI 2019 Teacher-Training Seminars #5 and #6
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Helene J. Uchida (founder of TEMI and Director of Little America English Schools)
Organization: NPO Teaching English Methods Institute
Venue: Little America Headquarters, Fukuoka-shi (map)
Brief description: 10AM-1PM: Elevating Student Standards (Goals for Students) 2PM-5PM: Interactive Presentations/Songs/Activities (Putting the Spotlight on the Students) Our mission is to help English teachers, including veterans & novices, Japanese & non-Japanese, create interesting, learner-friendly & meaningful lessons for their students.

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
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 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
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
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.

Groups Active In Fukuoka City

Listed in decreasing order by the number of events on ELT Calendar by each group in Fukuoka City. (The ELT Calendar database goes back to 2001.)

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