Official Representative Call – IATEFL POLAND

Dear BETA Member,
The International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Poland has invited you to participate in its 27th IATEFL POLAND Conference on 21-23 September 2018 in WROCŁAW, Wrocław University of Science and Technology. The theme of the Conference is
 

WROCŁAW 2018 – THE MEETING PLACE FOR EXPERTS

 

For further information visit the following website: https://iatefl.org.pl/en/iatefl-poland-conference-news.html.
 
According to the partnership agreement, BETA-IATEFL will send one official representative whose conference registration fee, accommodation and meals will be covered by IATEFL POLAND. The travel expenses (up to 200 BGN) will be reimbursed by BETA. The official representative will have to give a presentation at the conference and write a report for BETA website within 15 days after the end of the convention. S/he is also expected to get more closely involved with the work of the association during the forthcoming 27th BETA-IATEFL Conference in Burgas. See more on https://www.beta-iatefl.org/scholarships/calls-for-official-representatives/
If you are interested in becoming our official representative, please send us your statement of interest and speaker proposal form to beta.iateflbg@gmail.com
Please note that the deadline for your proposal is 15th April 2018.
With kind regards,
Gergana Georgieva
On behalf of BETA Committee
 

Official Representative Call – TESOL Macedonia-Thrace Northern Greece

Dear BETA Member,
The current TESOL Macedonia-Thrace Northern Greece Executive Committee has invited you to participate in its 25th Jubilee International Conference “Overcoming Obstacles Shaping the Future” which will take place in the picturesque city of Thessaloniki from 23rd – 25th February 2018. For further information visit the following website:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhZzMP68iFDKoLXOHgGzQt606PJMStB5Iu1RwkqETMi0taww/viewform
According to the partnership agreement, BETA-IATEFL will send one official representative whose conference registration fee, accommodation and meals will be covered by TESOL Macedonia-Thrace Northern Greece. The travel expenses (up to 200 BGN) will be reimbursed by BETA. The official representative will have to give a presentation at the conference and write a report for BETA website within 15 days after the end of the convention. S/he is also expected to get more closely involved with the work of the association during the forthcoming 27th BETA-IATEFL Conference. https://www.beta-iatefl.org/scholarships/calls-for-official-representatives/
If you are interested in becoming our official representative, please send us your statement of interest and speaker proposal form to beta.iateflbg@gmail.com by 5th December 2017. Please note that the deadline for your proposal is 1st December 2017.
With kind regards,
BETA Committee

2016 FIPLV International Award goes to …

BETA Committee would like to congratulate Zarina Markova, Co-editor of BETA Publications, on being awarded the 2016 International Award of the Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Langues Vivantes (FIPLV) http://fiplv.com. The International Award is FIPLV’s highest distinction, awarded to FIPLV members “who distinguish or have distinguished themselves by being exceptionally active, innovative, valuable, talented, in one or more fields of language learning and language teaching.” Zarina has been nominated by BETA-IATEFL Committee for her dedication and distinguished contribution to BETA and SEETA projects and her active involvement in a variety of roles that impact language teaching and learning in Bulgaria and internationally. We are proud and happy that Zarina has been confirmed by FIPLV Executive Committee and World Council as the recipient of the 2016 FIPLV International Award! Congratulations to our colleague and all the best in her future endeavors!
Professor Terry Lamb, President of FIPLV, will present the award during the Opening Ceremony of the 1st FIPLV East European Regional Congress and the 26th BETA-IATEFL Annual International Conference in Varna.
BETA Committee

  

УС на БАПА има удоволствието да поздрави Зарина Маркова  (член на редакторския екип на бюлетина на БАПА) за удостояването й с Международната награда за 2016 година на Федерацията на асоциациите на преподавателите по езици – Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Langues Vivantes (FIPLV) – http://fiplv.com . Това е най-високото отличие, което се присъжда на членове на FIPLV, “които се отличават или са се отличили като изключително активни, иновативни и талантливи в една или повече области на езиците или езиковото обучение.” Зарина беше номинирана от УС на БАПА за нейната всеотдайност и принос към Асоциацията и SEETA, както и заради активната й дейност в полза на чуждоезиковото обучение в България и чужбина. Чувстваме се истински привилегировани за това, че кандидатурата на Зарина Маркова беше одобрена от УС и Световния съвет на FIPLV.

Отличието ще бъде връчено лично от Президента на FIPLV, професор д-р Тери Лам, на церемонията по откриването на Първия източноевропейски регионален конгрес на Международната федерация на преподавателите по съвременни езици и 26-ата годишна международна конференция на БАПА във Варна.
УС на БАПА

Winners of the 9th Round of BETA Lesson Plan Competition

We are happy to announce the winners at the 9th Round of BETA Lesson Plan Competition.
First Prize:
Stamena Hristova who will receive a certificate, one Annual BETA Membership and attending 26th BETA Conference in 2017 with no fee;
Second Prize:
Diana Velcheva who will receive a certificate, one Annual BETA Membership and attending 26th BETA Conference in 2017 for half price;
Third Prize:
Tsvetelena Taralova who will receive a certificate, one Annual BETA Membership
Congratulations on behalf of the whole Committee!
We are looking forward to seeing you in Varna!

IATEFL, POLAND Official Representative Call

Dear BETA Member,
The International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Poland has invited you to participate in its 26th IATEFL Poland Annual Conference Reaching the Peaks which will be held on 15th – 17th September 2017 BIELSKO-BIAŁA, Department of Humanities of the University of Bielsko-Biała Poland. The main topics include quality, performance and achievement in all aspects of learning, teaching and assessment, including the latest course materials, innovative teaching methodology, fresh perspectives on teaching content, new approaches to teacher-training. For further information visit the following website: http://iatefl.org.pl/en/czytnik-newsow/call-for-papers-26th-iatefl-poland-conference-bielsko-biala-2017.html.
According to the partnership agreement, BETA-IATEFL will send one official representative whose conference registration fee, accommodation and meals will be covered by IATEFL Poland. The travel expenses (up to 200 BGN) will be reimbursed by BETA. The official representative will have to give a presentation at the conference and write a report for BETA website within 15 days after the end of the convention. S/he is also expected to get more closely involved with the work of the association during the forthcoming 26th BETA-IATEFL Conference in Varna. https://www.beta-iatefl.org/scholarships/calls-for-official-representatives/.
If you are interested in becoming our official representative, please send us your statement of interest and speaker proposal form to beta.iateflbg@gmail.com
Please note that the deadline for your proposal is 29th April 2017.
With kind regards,
Gergana Georgieva
On behalf of BETA Committee
 

ATECR Official Representative Call

Dear BETA Member,
The Association of Teachers of English of the Czech Republic (ATECR) has invited you to participate in its 12th International and 16th National ATECR Conference, ELT SIGNSPOST 2017, which will take place on 8-9 September 2017 in Brno. The main topics include modern technology in ELT, teaching English to different age groups, teaching English in inclusive classrooms, teaching English out of school, refreshing our language, culture in ELT, the Maturita exam and International exams. For further information visit the following website: http://atecr.weebly.com/conference-2017.html.
According to the partnership agreement, BETA-IATEFL will send one official representative whose conference registration fee, accommodation and meals will be covered by ATECR. The travel expenses (up to 200 BGN) will be reimbursed by BETA. The official representative will have to give a presentation at the conference and write a report for BETA website within 15 days after the end of the convention. S/he is also expected to get more closely involved with the work of the association during the forthcoming 26th BETA-IATEFL Conference in Varna.  https://www.beta-iatefl.org/scholarships/calls-for-official-representatives/.
If you are interested in becoming our official representative, please send us your statement of interest and speaker proposal form to beta.iateflbg@gmail.com
Please note that the deadline for your proposal is 29th April 2017.
With kind regards,
Gergana Georgieva
On behalf of BETA Committee

TESOL MThN Greece Official Representative Call

Dear BETA Member,
The current TESOL Macedonia-Thrace Northern Greece Executive Committee has invited you to participate in its 24th Annual International Convention: “Teachers, Trends, Techniques: A world of change”, which will take place at the American College of Thessaloniki on 11th & 12th February 2017.
 
For further information visit the following website: http://www.tesolmacedoniathrace.org/2016/10/tesol-macedonia-thrace-northern-greece.html
According to the partnership agreement, BETA-IATEFL will send one official representative whose conference registration fee, accommodation and meals will be covered by TESOL Macedonia-Thrace Northern Greece. The travel expenses (up to 200 BGN) will be reimbursed by BETA. The official representative will have to give a presentation at the conference and write a report for BETA website within 15 days after the end of the convention. S/he is also expected to get more closely involved with the work of the association during the forthcoming 26th BETA-IATEFL Conference in Varna.  https://www.beta-iatefl.org/scholarships/calls-for-official-representatives/.
If you are interested in becoming our official representative, please send us your statement of interest and speaker proposal form to beta.iateflbg@gmail.com
Please note that the deadline for your proposal is 5th January 2017.
With kind regards,
Gergana Georgieva
On behalf of BETA Committee
 
 

ELTA Serbia Official Representative Call

Dear BETA Member,
The English Language Teachers’ Association of Serbia (ELTA Serbia) has invited you to participate in its 15th annual conference entitled “Awaken your curiosity”. The conference will be held at Singidunum University in Belgrade from 19th-20th May 2017. For further information visit the following website:
http://elta.org.rs/2014/12/02/15th-elta-conference/.
According to the partnership agreement, BETA-IATEFL will send one official representative whose conference registration fee, accommodation and meals will be covered by ELTA. The travel expenses (up to 200 BGN) will be reimbursed by BETA. The official representative will have to give a presentation at the conference and write a report for BETA website within 15 days after the end of the convention. S/he is also expected to get more closely involved with the work of the association during the forthcoming 26th BETA-IATEFL Conference in Varna.
https://www.beta-iatefl.org/scholarships/calls-for-official-representatives/.
If you are interested in becoming our official representative, please send us your statement of interest and speaker proposal form to beta.iateflbg@gmail.com
Please note that the deadline for your proposal is 1st March 2017.
With kind regards,
Gergana Georgieva
On behalf of BETA Committee