UNELTA to present at the TESOL International Convention in Atlanta, USA

UNELTA Secretary, Catherine Nansobya, and Projects Coordinator, Amoni Kitooke, will deliver a presentation at the TESOL International Convention & Language Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on the Association’s recently concluded project which aimed at leveraging English Language skills for the socioeconomic empowerment of young people in 25 schools in Uganda. In addition to the joint…

UNELTA members set to present at the Africa TESOL Conference in Rwanda

Three UNELTA members will deliver presentations at the 2nd Africa TESOL conference hosted by the Association of Teachers of English in Rwanda in Kigali on May 12 – 13, 2017. This year’s theme is “New Horizons in Language Teaching”. As one the Africa TESOL objectives is to help its members to pursue professionalism in language…

English Language for Youths’ Socioeconomic Empowerment: UNELTA holds the 2nd training

The Uganda National English Language Teachers’ Association (UNELTA), with support from the United States Embassy Kampala, is implementing a 1-year project to equip teachers and learners with language skills necessary to strengthen their socioeconomic competence necessary for entrepreneurship and economic opportunity. Under this project, UNELTA is conducting a series of training sessions to guide teachers…

Professional Development – Conference opportunities 2018

At UNELTA, we cherish continuous professional development and partnerships. In 2018, there are conference opportunities which you can consider attending as a presenter or as a participant. We will continue sharing the link in this post as we receive them. Here below are some that we have learned about: Mwanza, Tanzania – Innovate, Integrate and…

Youths’ Socioeconomic Empowerment using Enhanced English Language Skills

Call for Expression of Interest to Participate Background Uganda National English Language Teachers’ Association (UNELTA) has received support from the US Department of State to implement a 1-year project to equip young teachers (22-35 years) and learners with language skills necessary to enhance their employability, entrepreneurship and economic opportunity. The project is premised on the…

UNELTA to implement a project on English Language for Socioeconomic Empowerment

Starting November 2017, UNELTA will implement a 1-year project funded by the US Department of State to enhance socioeconomic empowerment of young teachers and students in 25 Ugandan schools. The project will focus on aspects of language that harness employability, entrepreneurship and economic opportunities. It is anticipated that by the end of the project, over…

UNELTA Resumes Monthly Workshops

UNELTA has resumed monthly workshops as was the case in 2016 when we first partnered with the then English Language Fellow, Jessica Fitzpatrick. During the workshops, teachers share professional development ideas, ranging from teaching methods and techniques, personal socioeconomic growth, cultural competencies, gender-related interventions in school and community settings, collaboration and global teaching, and next…

UNELTA Members participate in Professional Development Webinars

Over the past few months, UNELTA members have engaged in various Professional Development Programs, some of them delivered through webinars. These professional development programs for teachers of English include 60-90 minute recordings from previous webinars, corresponding downloadable presentations and additional resources. The Webinar Courses are hosted by the U.S. Department of State’s Office of English Language…

UNELTA member participates in the ILEP Fellowship

Committed to personal and professional development, UNELTA members look out for opportunities for collaboration, and for intercultural competence enhancement. In 2017, UNELTA member, Amoni Kitooke, is participating in the International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) and hopes to share his experience with Ugandan teachers, as well as other UNELTA partners in Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya among…