GEN TEFL

A gathering of educators: innovating, connecting, and mentoring

GLOBAL EDUCATORS NETWORK  ASSOCIATION OF

TEACHERS OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
5th GEN TEFL International Conference
English Language Teaching as an Instrument for Cross-Disciplinary Studies

1-2 May 2021, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


Keynote Speaker: Erina Hunt, University of Otago, New Zealand



Rationale:

The 5th GEN TEFL International Conference is originally scheduled to be held in 2020 but due to COVID19 we moved it to year 2021. We welcome proposals on all aspects of TEFL with special emphasis on ELT as an Instrument for Cross - Disciplinary Studies. We will not only present a range of studies exploring English language teaching approaches, methodologies, technologies and common practices but work together and develop sustainable professional networks focused on the long term advancement of ELT related research and knowledge. 

Modes of Presentation: 
1) Paper Presentation (research, theory, concept, and practice based papers) - 20 minutes 
2) Workshop/ Demonstration (interactive sessions) – 30 minutes 
3) Poster Session – 1 hour 

4) Junior Presentations - 20 minutes

5) Virtual Presentation - 20 minutes

Abstract submission 
•    Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words. Please clearly summarise important findings of the paper, and include 
objectives, methods and major

     results. 
•    Submit also a bio-statement of about 100 words. Include full name and affiliation. 
•    Each participant is allowed to present one (1) paper only. 
•    All proposals shall be reviewed. Authors will be informed by email if their abstracts have been  selected for

     presentation within two to three weeks after submission.
•    Submit your abstracts to the link on our website. 
•    All accepted abstracts will be considered for the GEN TEFL Journal Vol. 6 publication. Submit your full paper by 

     30 May 2021 for a doubled blind and editorial board review.



Registration Fees​

                                                                 Early bird           Regular              On-site
Full Members (present proof))                 200 USD            250 USD       
Affiliate/Associate Members                    230 USD            280 USD 
Non Members                                          250 USD            300 USD            350 USD
Vietnam based participants                     150 USD            200 USD
Junior Members                                      100 USD            150 USD           
Coaches/Advisors                                   100 USD            150 USD

Virtual Presenter  (Member)   ​​                   50 USD            100 USD

                             (non-member)             100 USD            150 USD

​*All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.



​Important Dates
Extended Deadline for abstract submission: 30 March 2021
• Early Bird Registration: Now -  28 February 2021
• Regular Registration:  1 - 30 April 2021
• Reception Dinner: 1 May 2021 
• Conference Dates: 1 - 2 May 2020 

• City Tour: 3 May 2021 (optional)
• Full Paper Submission deadline: 30 June 2021

• Publication Date: December 2021​

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Important Announcement:


Due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 and travel restrictions from many countries, the scheduled GEN TEFL Vietnam 2021 Conference will be postponed and rescheduled at a later date. Please wait for  further updates. Thank you!

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