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!

August 25th (Saturday) 2018

Cambridge Day Hokkaido: English Language Teachers Seminar
Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Hideaki Kogo, Julian Bailey, Hiroyuki Tsukamoto, Chiho Nakagawa
Organization: Cambridge University Press
Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis

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 15th (Saturday) 2018

Creating and Implementing Interactive Tasks Based on Self-Determination Theory--For young learners and the young at heart!
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Speaker: David Ockert (Toyo University)
Organization: NanKyu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture

September 16th (Sunday) 2018

Fukuoka Association of Childrens English Teachers (Fukuoka ACET) Monthly Meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker:
Organization: Association of Childrens English Teachers
Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

September 23rd (Sunday) 2018

Today is Autumnal Equinox (Shuubun-no-hi)

Holiday Activity Share
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: ETJ-Aichi officers
Organization: ETJ Aichi (English Teachers in Japan)
Location: Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture

JALT Sendai Mini-Conference, followed by BBQ
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Speakers include Aleda Krause (author of Superkids/Supertots), John Wiltshier and Marc Helgesen (authors of English Firsthand), Caroline Handley (Asia University), and Joanne Sato (Toyo University)
Organization: Sendai Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
Location: Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

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 7th (Sunday) 2018

Tokyo JALT and Teaching Younger Learners: Storytelling, Assessment, and Team Teaching
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Speaker: Mitsue Allen-Tamai (Aoyama University), Frances Shiobara (Kobe Shoin Women's University)
Organization: Tokyo Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching
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)