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National RATE Conference, Cluj, 2017


To register for the conference, please download the following form. To submit a speaker's proposal, please also use this form.

The conference programme is now available here (click to download).

17th National RATE Conference, Bucharest, October 28-30, 2016


 an associate member of  

Bucharest English Teachers’ Association are pleased to invite you to participate in


Colegiul National Mihai Viteazul, Bucharest, October  28-30, 2016

 To Be or Not to Be a Good Teacher


 The 17th RATE conference lies under the auspices of the commemoration of William Shakespeare's passing away 400 years ago. The conference programme can be viewed here.

The organisers are taking this opportunity to invite teachers to consider the use of literature in the process of english language teaching, though other topics are welcome in the conference too. To mark this event, the conference venue will be simultaneously hosting the drama festival Shakespeare's Heritage, directly managed by Cristina Nechifor.

Teachers who intend to participate are invited to fill in the registration form, which includes the speaker's proposal form for those who would like to hold workshops or seminars. The deadline for early registration is September 30th, while late registrations are expected by October 28th.

Participants with speaker's proposals are expected to send in their forms by September 28th

For accommodation during the conference, participants are kindly requested to make their own arrangements. Here are a few suggestions: 

http://www.hotelcitadella.ro/ - 3 minute-walk from bus, tram and tube stations
m.ibishotels.ro - close to Bucharest main train station, tube and bus stations
tempohotel.com - 8 minute-walk from University Square, bus and tube stations
http://www.flowersbb.ro/  - 200m to the nearest bus station
To reach the venue, the nearest public transport stop is Scoala Iancului. One can use bus lines 133, 135, 311, trolley-bus lines 79, 86, 90, 92 and tram line 5.

We look forward to seeing you in Bucharest this year!

Expozitia Education UK, 21 noiembrie 2015



Sambata, 21 noiembrie, la hotelul Sheraton Bucharest Hotel, va avea loc Expozitia Education UK. La eveniment participa 30 de universitati si scoli britanice.


Elevii care doresc sa-si continue studiile in strainatate vor putea sa primeasca, direct de la sursa, informatii personalizate despre cursuri si scoli de vara in Marea Britanie.


In cadrul expozitiei, se vor desfasura o serie de workshop-uri care vor fi sustinute de  catre consilieri pentru studii in strainatate formati si acreditati de British Council.


Puteti vizualisa aici agenda prezentarilor si workshop-urilor care vor avea la Expozitia Education UK.


Va rugam sa promovati in randul elevilor si al colegilor dumneavoastra oportunitatea de a participa la sesiunile din aceasta agenda.


Participarea la eveniment ofera celor interesati o cunoastere mai buna a educatiei din Marea Britanie.


Daca aveti posibilitatea de a insoti la expozitie grupuri de elevi care doresc sa participe la una sau mai multe dintre sesiunile din program, va rog sa ne transmiteti prin e-mail pentru a rezerva numarul de locuri dorit (first come, first served!)


Toti profesorii care pot sa insoteasca grupurile de elevi vor primi un certificate de participare din partea British Council.


Detalii complete despre expozitie se gasesc pe site-ul British Council https://www.britishcouncil.ro/studii-marea-britanie/education-uk


Pentru orice informatie suplimentara privind vizitarea expozitiei si pentru rezervarea de locuri la seminarii, va rog sa nu ezitati sa ne contactati prin e-mail EducationUK@britishcouncil.ro sau sa sunati la numarul de mobil 0729997355 (Gabriel Ivan).


Seminarii British Council pentru profesori, CCD Iasi



Editia din luna noiembrie a seminariilor gratuite oferite de British Council pentru profesorii de limba engleza este dedicata examenului YLE si va avea loc la Casa Corpului Didacatic in data de 21 noiembrie.

Pentru inscrieri, va rugam sa trimiteti un email la adresa bc.iasi@britishcouncil.ro, care sa contina numele, adresa dumneavoastra de mail, numarul de telefon si institutia in cadrul careia predati limba engleza.


Calendarul  seminariilor oferite de British Council si mai multe informatii despre acestea puteti gasi pe site-ul nostru: http://www.britishcouncil.ro/predare-engleza/cursuri/pregatire-candidati-examene



16th National RATE Conference, Timisoara, November 6-8, 2015

RATE conference
 an associate member of  

Timișoara English Teachers’ Association are pleased to invite you to participate in the

16th National RATE Conference


Colegiul Național de Artă „Ion Vidu”, Timisoara, 6th – 8th November 2015


Call for papers


In a fast-paced constantly changing world ELT practices have become more and more complex, eclectic and diverse varying from traditional approaches to the communicative ones .

Is there an ideal balance between traditional methods, modern strategies and technology? For each situation there are different perspectives, different solutions (last-minute ideas, in case technology fails you). Is there a perfect method? To what extent do we combine methods? How eclectic should a teacher be? Is technology always the answer? Are drills to be forgotten? Do we exercise? Do we practise? Can we really communicate effectively?

We invite you to reflect and join the conference in the hope of giving and finding answers.  Exchanging ideas and sharing expertise broaden one’s horizon and enrich a teacher’s knowledge in a worldwide ELT community.

Come to the conference to make a difference in English Language Teaching!


Timisoara English Teachers’ Association Board




The registration for the Conference will take place in 2 stages:

 1.     CALL FOR PAPERS (plenary speakers and workshops) : April – 30 August 2015

 Download and fill in our speaker's form.


   *1 August – 30 September 2015 : Early registration (speakers, non-speakers/participants)

   *1 – 20 October 2015: Late registration (non-speakers/participants)

Download and fill in our registration form if you want to attend.

 If you are attending, you may wish to preview our conference programme here.



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