Teaching Children and Young Learners

If you teach English to children or young learners (elementary school, junior high school, or high school), the events listed here are especially for you!

April 29th (Sunday) 2018

Today is Showa Day (Showa no hi)

How children learn
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Child-centered learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

May 12th (Saturday) 2018

Back to School 2018 Mini-Conference
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Speaker: Call for participation due April 20
Organization: Osaka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

May 13th (Sunday) 2018

IIEEC - OUP Teacher Training Certificate Program 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata (Co-author of Let's Go), IIEEC trainers (IIEEC Teacher Training Center)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teaching phonics
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Monthly Meet up
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Phonics activities
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

May 20th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching phonics
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Phonics activities
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

May 27th (Sunday) 2018

The Mechanism of Japanese Communication: Grin and Bear It (ETJ Chiba May Workshop)
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Speaker: Nicky Sekino
Organization: ETJ Chiba (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

How children learn
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Child-centered learning
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

June 3rd (Sunday) 2018

IIEEC - OUP Teacher Training Certificate Program 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata (Co-author of Let's Go), IIEEC trainers (IIEEC Teacher Training Center)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Teacher Journeys Conference 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Christina Gkonou (University of Essex), Tomohisa Machida (Akita International University). Call for papers due April 23.
Organization: Teacher Special Interest Group, Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 10th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching listening and communication
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Monthly Meet up
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Teaching writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

June 17th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching listening and communication
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Teaching writing to young learners
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

June 24th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching phonics
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Phonics activities
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

July 1st (Sunday) 2018

IIEEC - OUP Teacher Training Certificate Program 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata (Co-author of Let's Go), IIEEC trainers (IIEEC Teacher Training Center)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 7th (Saturday) 2018

The 30th Anniversary Conference of the JACET Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Submission Deadline: April 18, 2018
Organization: Kyushu-Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association of College English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

July 8th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching games and songs effectively
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

Activities for children's classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

July 15th (Sunday) 2018

Teaching games and songs effectively
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

Activities for children's classes
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

July 22nd (Sunday) 2018

Teaching listening and communication
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

Teaching writing
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Speaker: David Paul
Organization: Language Teaching Professionals
Location: Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

September 9th (Sunday) 2018

IIEEC - OUP Teacher Training Certificate Program 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata (Co-author of Let's Go), IIEEC trainers (IIEEC Teacher Training Center)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

September 30th (Sunday) 2018

IIEEC - OUP Teacher Training Certificate Program 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata (Co-author of Let's Go), IIEEC trainers (IIEEC Teacher Training Center)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 14th (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Fukuoka
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

IIEEC - OUP Teacher Training Certificate Program 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Ritsuko Nakata (Co-author of Let's Go), IIEEC trainers (IIEEC Teacher Training Center)
Organization: Oxford University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

October 21st (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Tokyo
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

November 11th (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Osaka
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

November 18th (Sunday) 2018

englishbooks.jp Education Day for ELT Teachers Autumn 2018 in Nagoya
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

November 23rd (Friday) 2018

Today is Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou-kansha-no-hi)

JALT2018: Technology in Teaching Workshops
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Rebecca Oxford with others to be confirmed. Call for papers due Feb 12
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 24th (Saturday) 2018

JALT2018: 44th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, and Educational Materials Exhibition (day 1 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Rebecca Oxford with others to be confirmed. Call for papers due Feb 12
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 25th (Sunday) 2018

JALT2018: Diversity and Inclusion (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Rebecca Oxford with others to be confirmed. Call for papers due Feb 12
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

November 26th (Monday) 2018

JALT2018: Diversity and Inclusion (day 2 of 3)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: Plenary Rebecca Oxford with others to be confirmed. Call for papers due Feb 12
Organization: The Annual International Conference of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

January 27th (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Tokyo Kids Workshop Winter 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

February 3rd (Sunday) 2019

englishbooks.jp Osaka Kids Workshop Spring 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: TBA
Organization: englishbooks.jp
Location: Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture

August 9th (Friday) 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers TBA
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

August 10th (Saturday) 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 2 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers TBA
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

August 11th (Sunday) 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 3 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers TBA
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)

August 12th (Monday) 2019

The 5th World Congress on Extensive Reading (day 4 of 4)
Time: To be announced
Speaker: TBA; Call for papers TBA
Organization: Extensive Reading Foundation
Location: Taichung City, Taichung (Taiwan)