Call for Proposals – deadline 31 January: Teachers Research! Chile 2016

A message from Melba Libia Cárdenas from FIPLV’s member association in Colombia. ASOCOPI

Call for Proposals: Teachers Research! Chile 2016

The First Annual Latin American Conference for Teacher-research* in ELT

* Teacher-research: ‘research initiated and carried out by teachers into issues of importance to them in their own work’

Santiago, Chile, Saturday 19 March 2016

Co-organized by the British Council Chile and RICELT (Red de Investigadores Chilen@s en ELT)


– British Council Aptis Action Research Award Scheme Winners

– British Council Chile / Ministry of Education Chile Champion Teachers

– Presentations of research by teachers across Latin America forother teachers

Teacher-researchers in schools and other educational institutions across Latin America are warmly invited to this inaugural event. If you have been doing teacher-research and would like to share what you’ve done by means of a short presentation and a poster, please complete this form by 31 January 2016.

British Council Aptis for Teachers and IATEFL Research SIG are supporting this conference with a limited number of scholarships to help cover travel costs within Latin America. If you want to apply for a scholarship, there is space in the form (link above) for you to provide a brief description of how you and your institution/context would benefit from participating in this event.

Further guidance will be given following acceptance regarding format for your poster and short associated presentation.

Yours faithfully,

Melba Libia Cárdenas B.
PROFILE Journal Editor
Foreign Languages Department, Universidad Nacional de Colombia – Bogotá
Tel. (571) 3165000 Ext. 16780

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