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August 30, 2013

Nepal

Nepal: English by Radio to air from today

learning-English-in-Nepal.jpgIn some remote parts of the world, the Web is not yet where it's at. The Himalayan reports on a new weekly radio show for English language learners in Nepal.

An English language programme, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu, will be broadcast on five radio stations from Friday.

There will be 52 episodes of the weekly programme, produced in collaboration with the Nepal English Language Teachers' Association (NELTA), according to the Embassy. Its coverage will span 60 districts across Nepal.

The English by Radio programme aims at helping teachers and students to improve their English language proficiency, the Embassy said in a statement.

In the first episode, the U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, Peter W. Bodde introduces himself and answers questions from a language teacher. Ambassador Bodde also talks about the U.S. Government’s support for improving the quality of English language teaching in Nepal.

Read the full article from The Himalayan.

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August 14, 2013

Journals | Nepal

Call for papers, Journal of NELTA 2013

np.pngThe editorial board of the Journal of NELTA (Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association) would like to invite contributions for the 2013 issue.

First published in 1996, the Journal of NELTA is a premiere publication of Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association (NELTA). This journal has been an integral part of NELTA’s mission for ‘enhancing the quality of English language teaching and learning through professional networking, supporting and collaboration’.

It is also a means towards achieving NELTA’s goal of providing a ‘forum for exchanges of ideas and experiences at national, regional and international levels’.

The editorial board would like to invite contributions for the 2013 issue of the journal. Contributors are encouraged to make their work relevant to classroom teaching as well as to serve the larger purpose of creating or promoting ELT discourses at local, national, and regional contexts. Contributions that deal with ELT theories and methods will serve the professional community only to the extent that they are situated in the authors' own practices and/or in the contemporary educational and social contexts. The objective of this volume is to gather the voices of teachers, scholars, and educationists who are best able to define and advance the conversation and practice of ELT.

Manuscript must be submitted as an email attachment accompanied by a well-written cover letter to the editorial address: neltajournal@gmail.com or neltaeditorialboard@gmail.com. All enquiries and communication related to the articles for the Journal of NELTA should also be sent to the same email address.

The deadline for submission is September 30, 2013.

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May 29, 2013

China | India | Nepal | Pakistan

1,000s of English teachers from Britain to teach in Asia

Teaching-English-in-US"Malaysia's The Star reports today on a plan to bring teachers from Britain to teach English in Asia.

Business conglomerate Melewar Group has joined forces with a British education recruitment specialist to send out native speaking English teachers from Britain to 14 countries in Asia to teach the language.

The first batch of teachers are expected to arrive in these countries in the third quarter of this year under an agreement signed between English Learning Group Ltd, a member of the Melewar Group, and STC Consortium Ltd here yesterday.

The teachers would be sent to South-East Asia as well as to Bangaladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Read the full story from The Star Online

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