Over recent months, NILE and Macmillan have worked closely with Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) in North Cyprus running workshops and courses both face to face and online. As part of an integrated effort to facilitate EMU’s institutional development, the Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School (FLEPS) is organising the First International Conference on Foreign Language Education in North Cyprus, and NILE is pleased to support and sponsor this event.

The conference will take place on October 20-21, 2017 in Famagusta, North Cyprus and will provide language teachers and educators with opportunities to exchange ideas on current practices in various areas of foreign language education. FLEPS are, therefore, interested in receiving proposals regarding presentations on relevant topics including research studies investigating teacher and learner development, effective practices for learner and teacher development, syllabus and materials design, testing and assessment, institutional development, policy-making, and Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL).

They therefore accept proposals that address, but are not limited to, the following themes:

* Syllabus Design & Materials Development
* Language Testing, Evaluation & Assessment
* Professional Development
* Methodology
* Teacher Training & Education
* Educational Technology & Language Learning
* Learner / Teacher Autonomy
* Global & Cultural Issues
* Institutional Development & International Accreditation

Registration and proposal submissions are welcome on the ICONFLE website now.

For further information, please direct all correspondence to: iconfle@emu.edu.tr.

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) offers education at international standards to students from North Cyprus, Turkey and other countries in a multicultural environment and encourages its faculty members to conduct research with an applied focus. In this way EMU contributes to meeting the needs of the North Cyprus community and act as a leading academic institution in all areas in the region. EMU also provides continuing education opportunities to various sectors within the community. EMU graduates excel in their fields and are well-poised to make meaningful contributions not only in their home countries but also in various communities in which they are engaged. The vision of the Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School (FLEPS) is not only to raise the quality of education in foreign languages but also to provide students with the opportunity to improve their foreign language skills, which is required in societal, career and educational aspects of life. Additionally, our vision is to exhibit a high level of foreign language teaching at worldwide standards, to gain accreditation for its programs, and to exploit creative activities in order to compete on a national and international level. 

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