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…

AE E-Teacher MOOC: Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into the Exploration of Culture in an EFL Setting

Registration will open soon for the FREE American English E-Teacher MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Integrating Critical Thinking Skills in the EFL Classroom. In this course, participants will explore what critical thinking is and why it is necessary for the development of intercultural competence. Participants work through numerous examples of related activities and lesson…

Day 2 of the UNELTA training at BITI

Still continuing with program to enhance the Pedagogical and Social Development of the Teachers of Buziga Islamic Theological Institute”, which is supported by the US Embassy in Kampala, we have entered day 2 of the second session in the series of training engagements this year. Whereas day 1 focused on “preparing to teach”, day 2…

UNELTA Conducts the second BITI training

As part of UNELTA’s project to strengthen the pedagogical and social development for teachers of the Buziga Islamic Theological Institute, UNELTA has conducted the second training after the inductive one the Association conducted in February 2019. This second training focused on effective delivery of learning experiences and ensuring the retention of knowledge, skills and values;…

UNELTA Prepares for the 2nd BITI Training

Today, 25 May, 2019 UNELTA trainers are holding a writeshop in preparation for the second training of the teachers of Buziga Islamic Theological Institute which will take place in June 2019.

English Language Specialist Bridget Green trains UNELTA on Conference planning, proposal writing and workshop presentation

UNELTA, on May 4, 2019, hosted Ms Bridget Green at Makerere University. Ms Green trained UNELTA members on how to advance their professionalism and strengthen their grip on the opportunities in the teaching field. Strategies explored include attitude review, self-observations, peer observation, belonging to Professional/Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and communing with other professionals (e.g. through…

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…