Events and announcements


‘Educating a Global Citizen: Learning beyond English’
Pavlodar April 26-27, 2019

Call for Proposals and Participant Application

Applications and proposals are due no later than February 25, 2019

KazTEA 2019 Conference ‘Educating a Global Citizen: Learning beyond English’ is designed in the era of implementing UN goals of sustainable development. Two of these goals, Qualitative Education and Gender Equality are achieved via teachers’ life-long learning and women-teachers personal and professional development.  The conference is targeted to raise these issues and share the best practices and successes in innovative education, cognitive learning, content-language integrated learning (CLIL), innovative thinking skills, application of ICT and mobile apps in TEFL, as well as discuss challenges and successes of empowering women in education and the role and practices of community service.


1) Innovative approach to theoretical issues in English FL teaching.
2) The role of an EFL teacher at present educational system in Kazakhstan
3) English for specific purposes as a key to develop entrepreneurship skills
4) Alternative assessment: challenges and solutions for an individual growth
5) Multimedia application as a means of language learning for change
6) Subject and language learning: professional skills for the future
7) Building 21st century skills in teaching English
8) Enhancement activity as a valuable aid to promoting learning environment
9) Empowering women teachers

To know more about the requriements follow the link or Application form KazTEA 2019

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS will be published online with an ISBN.

Papers can be writted in one of the 3 languages: English, Kazakh or Russian. Papers are due to arrive by April 1, 2019 to


  • Research
  • Teaching Practice
  • Commentary

To know more about the requriements to paper follow the link


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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‘Lesson planning with the use of IT-technologies’ TESh seminar

On December 22, 2018, a workshop was held for English teachers of schools in Shymkent on the topic “Lesson planning with the use of IT-technologies”.

The seminar, initiated by the NGO “TESh”, was organized by the Secondary School # 28 team  and generously supported by Shymkent Education Department

The purpose of the seminar: to . . .
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