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.

Be part of KOTESOL

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

KOTESOL Calendars

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Mokpo-Muan Area to Get Outreach Workshops

By Webeditor Gwangju on April 22, 2014 - 4:13am | 57 Views | Gwangju-Jeonnam Chapter | Read more

The Gwangju-Jeonnam Chapter is going on the road to the Mokpo-Muan area with a quintet of ELT presentations for professional development. Holding an outreach event in Muan County has become an annual event for the Chapter. The outreach workshops will be held again this year at Mokpo National University with Jocelyn Wright as site coordinator.

National Conference Registration Opens

By Webeditor NatCon on April 16, 2014 - 11:43am | 580 Views | 2014 KOTESOL National Conference | Read more

Pre-registration has opened for the KOTESOL 2014 National Conference.

General information about registration is available at http://koreatesol.org/nc2014/registration

Save money by pre-registering! (Pre-registration closes May 16th.)

Also see information on our three Invited Speakers. And more, at http://koreatesol.org/nc2014

National Conference Update

By Robert Dickey on April 7, 2014 - 7:47pm | 179 Views | 2014 KOTESOL National Conference | Read more

60+ presentations.  8 hours. Featuring Marc Helgesen, Dr. Charles Browne, Dr. Ken Beatty.  Speakers from 10 different countries.

See our list of concurrent sessions presenters. http://koreatesol.org/nc2014/concurrent-sessions

Pre-registration (online) will open April 16th. Save money and time through pre-registration!  More event information will be available in the days ahead.

Call for Papers for International Conference 2014 Now Open

By Webeditor International Conference on April 6, 2014 - 11:57pm | 756 Views | 2014 KOTESOL International Conference | Read more

The Call for Papers for the KOTESOL 2014 International Conference is now open.


Early-bird submissions receive a conference registration discount.

See more.  http://koreatesol.org/IC2014CallForPapers

New Classroom Observation Program

By Webeditor Membership on April 6, 2014 - 10:43pm | 211 Views | Membership Committee | Read more

KOTESOL is pleased to announce the start of our new Open Door Classroom Observation Program! Throughout 2014, the Membership Committee will facilitate connections between members who wish to observe classes and members who are willing to let themselves be observed.

Daegu KOTESOL April 2014 Workshop Review

By Webeditor Daegu on April 6, 2014 - 9:12pm | 211 Views | Daegu-Gyeongbuk | Read more

There was a great turnout of enthusiastic educators at this month's Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL chapter meeting on Saturday, April 5th at 3pm.

Hyoeng Jun Chae (MA TESOL) who is currently a teacher at Okgok elementary school in Gyeongsan, led an interactive and activity-driven workshop based on his professional research interests, including: academic writing; visualizing language learning; cognitive psychology and language instruction; and computer-assisted language learning.

National Council Meeting March 30th

By Webeditor National on March 20, 2014 - 6:53am | 187 Views | | Read more

The next National Council meeting will be held on the 30th of March in Seoul. The agenda and venue will be posted once finalised, and anyone who wishes anything to be placed on the agenda is welcome to contact the secretary, Leonie Overbeek, at secretary@koreatesol.org

All members are welcome to attend.

Jeonju - North Jeolla Regional Conference Call for Papers

By Webeditor Jeonju on March 16, 2014 - 11:29pm | 171 Views | Jeonju-North Jeolla | Read more

Jeonju-North Jeolla KOTESOL Regional Conference
"Focusing on Student Differences: Responding to Individual Needs"
April 12th at Jeonju University
Call for presentations - due by March 22nd

If you wish to be considered as a presenter,
send your name, proposal title, abstract, biographical statement,
and picture (optional) to:

Daegu KOTESOL March 2014 Workshop Review

By Webeditor Daegu on March 9, 2014 - 8:16pm | 197 Views | Daegu-Gyeongbuk | Read more

The Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL Chapter met on Saturday, March 8th (the second Saturday as opposed to the usual first Saturday in March due to a public holiday) for our monthly workshop. This month featured the topic Debate for English Language Learning presented by Jeroen Root of Kyungpook National University, Daegu.

Call for Papers Extended to March 16 - National Conference

By Webeditor NatCon on March 1, 2014 - 2:08pm | 319 Views | 2014 KOTESOL National Conference | Read more

The Call for Papers deadline for the KOTESOL 2014 National Conference has been extended to Sunday, March 16th.

The conference takes place in Daegu May 31.

In consideration of the busy "start of school term" season, a couple extra days have been added for those unable to send in their submission.  The webform is at http://www.koreatesol.org/nc2014CallForPresenters