Tripoli, 10 March 2013:
An English language teaching and learning conference will open tomorrow, Monday, at Tripoli University’s Faculty of Education.
The two-day event, organised by the university and the British Council, will explore effective approaches to the teaching and learning of English within the Libyan context.
“This conference provides an opportunity for English language teaching (ELT) professionals in Libya to come together to share ideas and experiences of best classroom practices and appropriate methodologies,” said Shaban Aldabbus from Tripoli University’s Faculty of Education. He added that it would be an opportunity: “to participate actively in discussions about English language teaching and learning in Libya.”
There will be workshops and talks by ELT specialists on current approaches in teaching English, including communicative teaching approaches, methods for improving skills and classroom management techniques.
The director general of the National Teaching Training Centre, Om Elkhir Muftah Bohalfaya, said that the conference was “very important to encourage Libyan teachers of English.”
There will also be an exhibition of ELT books and teaching and learning materials. Students’ work will also be on display.
The ELT exhibition will run from 11-12 March.
For further information email: [email protected] or telephone: 021 484 3164/66. [/restrict]