36th APPI Annual Conference

Posted in News on Oct 10, 2022.

36th Annual APPI Conference ‘The (HE)ART of TEACHING EFL

Date: 12, 13 & 14 May 2023

Venue: ISCTE - IUL, Lisboa , PORTUGAL

(two possible entrances: Av. das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisboa and Avenida Professor Aníbal Bettencourt, 1680-189 Lisboa - 'Porta Norte': reception desk area)

Some argue that teaching at large is a science, some that it is an art. And still, others argue that it is a little of both plus a craft. As to being a science, it is thoroughly clear that there are ways of doing EFL teaching (strategies, practices…) that research has shown to be effective in boosting learning (knowledge, skills and competencies); as to teaching being an art, teaching EFL shows how teachers work creative ways to enhance learning, thus making students enjoy learning. What about the (he)art of teaching EFL? The bracketed ‘he’ can make all the difference if we do believe that “… at the heart of every great teacher lies” - among other features – “empathy, positivity, the desire to build something, and the will to inspire.” This is what Rusul Alrubail (Toronto, Canada) believes to be at the heart of teaching…

Come and learn what our speakers at the forthcoming APPI Conference think about its key topic and share your views on it with them and the other delegates.


Registration opens in January.

More information: soon available!