The role of KOTESOL is to promote scholarship, disseminate information, and facilitate cross-cultural understanding among persons concerned with teaching and learning of English in Korea.

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All English teachers or English-based businesses, of any level or nationality, are eligible to join KOTESOL.  Find out more at www.koreatesol.org/join-kotesol

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Closed -- was FINAL CALL -- International Conference Early Bird Pre-registration

By Webeditor Conferences on July 29, 2014 - 8:28am | 285 Views | 2014 KOTESOL International Conference | Read more
-- Early-bird has closed. --

Please visit the "regular" Conference Pre-registration pages at

DCC Call for Presenters: Fall 2014

By Webeditor Daejeon on July 27, 2014 - 11:02pm | 107 Views | Daejeon-Chungcheong | Read more


The DCC executive has been busy planning our two big events this fall. We need knowledgable people like yourself to present at these two events. 


Poster Design Contest

By Webeditor President on July 26, 2014 - 1:14pm | 235 Views | President's Corner | Read more


KOTESOL members have talents beyond teaching.

We are looking for illustrators/designers to contribute their ideas and talents. The Member-sourcing contest includes a Lifetime Membership prize along with free admission to the next two International Conferences!

Are you ready to design the next KOTESOL International Conference Poster?

KOTESOL's Annual Summer Skunkworks

By Webeditor President on July 25, 2014 - 1:59pm | 178 Views | President's Corner | Read more

Each year some folks in KOTESOL give up a few (or many) hours to upgrade some aspect of KOTESOL.

This year we want to make the opportunity widely known.  What piece of KOTESOL would be better if you put a few (or many hours) in during the summer?

see more -  http://koreatesol.org/skunkworks

Jeju Chapter - June 2014 Workshop Review

By Webeditor Jeju on July 23, 2014 - 2:18pm | 202 Views | Jeju | Read more

Lindsay Herron, a visiting professor at Gwangju National University of Education and Chair of the Membership Committee for KOTESOL, gave a very informative and well-received presentation on student-centered teaching to the Jeju Chapter of KOTESOL on Saturday June 21st.

Korea TESOL Journal (KTJ) Opening

By Webeditor Publications on July 19, 2014 - 4:21pm | 179 Views | Korea TESOL Journal | Read more

KTJ Managing Editor

Reminder: International Conference Early Bird Pre-registration Ends Soon!

By Webeditor International Conference on July 14, 2014 - 11:44pm | 263 Views | 2014 KOTESOL International Conference | Read more

KOTESOL members can get their International Conference (IC) passes at last year's rates by pre-registering this month! July 1-31, 2014, is IC Early Bird Pre-registration; for July ONLY, members can register for the conference for 40,000 won.

Regular pre-registration will be from August 1-September 23. During regular pre-registration, prices will be as follows:

Latest TEC Now Available Online to Members

By Webeditor Publications on July 13, 2014 - 1:50pm | 276 Views | The English Connection | Read more

The lastest issue of KOTESOL's newsmagazine, The English Connection, is now availble for download by current members of KOTESOL.

You must log in to access TEC volume 18, issue 1/2, Spring/Summer 2014.
URL: http://koreatesol.org/content/english-connection-tecv18n12-springsummer-...
(Access to this issue restricted to members only until next year.)

Yongin Chapter is seeking presenters for its upcoming November conference!

By Webeditor Yongin on July 9, 2014 - 1:58pm | 125 Views | Yongin-Gyeonggi | Read more

The Yongin Chapter will hold its annual conference on November 8, 2014 (the second Saturday of November) from 12PM to 6PM at Kangnam University in Yongin. We are seeking presenters that deal with the theme "Useful Classroom Activities and Techniques." If you are interested in presenting, please submit the following in a Microsoft Word document:

TESOL 2014 International Academy on Leadership & Quality Assurance in ELT Organizations

By Webeditor President on July 8, 2014 - 12:08pm | 209 Views | President's Corner | Read more

26 – 27 July
Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
Gain practical, research-based ideas, strategies, and tools to help you improve the quality of your ELT organization through in-depth, hands-on workshops led by globally recognized experts in the field.

Participants will earn TESOL International Association’s ELT Leadership Management Certificate (typically only available at TESOL’s convention) at the end of this special two-day event.