Events and announcements

Amercian English Massive Open Online Course Facilitated

Sessions Project

November 25, 2019 – 30 June, 2020

Teachers of English Association of Kazakhstan (KazTEA) and the Regional English Language Office of the U.S. Embassy in Nur-Sultan (RELO) will launch the American English Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Facilitated Sessions Project.

KazTEA is announcing a call to contract short-term facilitators to conduct AE MOOC. For more detailed information and responsibilities you are welcome to see the Contract AE MOOC Facilitator and Application Form

Important dates:

Deadline to submit Application form - October 14, 2019
Facilitators’ training session - November 25-26, in Shymkent
Recruiting trainees – December, 2019
Start date for session – January 2020
End of the project  – June 30, 2020

Applicants are welcome to study more information about American English MOOC here

They are also welcome to read more information on Self-paced English Language Acquisition MOOCs here

AE MOOC Facilitated Sessions Project Coordinator: Tatyana Letyaikina


KazTEA 2019 Report

KazTEA Teachers Conference 2019 entitiled ‘Educating Global Citizens: Learning Beyond English’ was successfully held in Pavlodar on April 26-27.

Thanks to sponsorship of Regional English Language Office, U.S. Embassy in Nur-Sultan and Oxford University Press 64 presenters from Kazakhstan, Kyrgstan and Uzbekistan were awarded with treavel grants to share  their teaching practices on 9 . . .
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KazTEA 2019 Proceedings

The full text of KazTEA Conference 2019 Proceedings you’ll find here

KazTEA 2019 Key Speakers

Rosa Aronson

Rosa Aronson works as an English Language Specialist with the U.S. Department of State.  Her current assignment includes leadership training for the Board of Directors of a newly formed association of English teachers in Vietnam.  Between 2010 and 2017, Aronson served as executive director of TESOL International Association, where she launched . . .
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OUP Travel Grant

Oxford University Press (OUP)

awarded 20 scholarship for KazTEA Conference 2019 participants from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgystan. These scholarships include roundtrip by train and accommodation.

Who is eligible?

Citizens of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgystan

EFL and STEM tachers

Pre-service teachers (under – and post – graduate students)

Under – and post – graduate . . .
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TEFL Village Project

TEFL Village Project has started its journey in southers regions. In January TESh (Shymkent) and TATE (Taraz) successfully ran trainings in 3 regions: Sairam, Ordabassy (Turkestan oblast) and in the cillage Assa (Jambyl oblast)

What makes Village project different from other trainings is that trainers share with practicle tips in various EFL aspects. These . . .
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