TESL Ontario

TESL Ontario, established in 1972, is a non-profit organization serving the needs of teachers of English as a Second Language and English Literacy Development. In its commitment to professional development and advocacy, TESL Ontario addresses the range of competencies, experiences, and issues which influence the success of immigrants, refugees, visa students, and others who are learning English.

Call for Papers

The 1st International Conference on E.S.P. E.A.P. & A.L. will be taking place at the Papastratos Seafront Complex in Volos, Greece on 9 - 10 May 2020.

We invite submissions of papers for reporting empirical research, systematic reviews of the literature, as well as theoretical and practical demonstrations.

Practitioner-focused proposals in the following non-exhaustive but indicative areas are also invited: ​

Call for Research Participants

Research Project: Teacher perspectives on the affective dimensions of immigrant language classes: pedagogical and social implications

A researcher at Université Laval, Monica Waterhouse,  is exploring the role of affect in teaching in newcomer classes. For Phase 2 of this project, Monica is looking for instructors to share their perspectives and experiences about teaching existing lessons that use arts-based teaching materials (a graphic novel and a song).