TESOL Academy inaugurated Park Plaza, Chandigarh
CHANDIGARH 24 APRIL 2015, TESOL
Academy India 2015 was inaugurated today at hotel Park Plaza, Chandigarh, being
organized by the Regional Institute of English, Sector 32, in collaboration
with Regional English Language Office, US Embassy, New Delhi and TESOL (Teaching
English to Speakers of Other Language), International association.
TESOL Academy is designed by TESOL US Internationalassociation with more than
10 thousand members across the world, to help teachers in India and surrounding
regions meet the needs of their students, who come to the classroom from
diverse backgrounds and with a variety of learning styles and expectations.
Grounded in the latest research, the academy features six workshops that relate
to pedagogy, assessment, technology in the classroom, and course design.
Guest for the occasion,
Mr Vijay Dev, Advisor to Administration, Chandigarh Administration
inaugurated the function and shared
his experience as a student and the importance of education in one’s life.
speaker Prof. Andy Curtis, President TESOL International Association spoke on
importance of Language acquisition and Language as a binding force.
Director of the Regional Institute of English, Dr Sharda Kaushik spoke on the
importance of Teacher Education and highlighted the working of the institute.
Diane Millar, Regional English Language Office, US Embassy, New Delhi delivered
the welcome address.
Sarah Sahr, Director Education Programs, TESOL Association enlightened the
participants about the TESOL Academy.
delegates are participating in the TESOL Academy, 25 teachers from other
countries like Brazil, Oman, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Malaysia are attending this academy.
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