First International Conference on ELT Motivation

On 15th November 2014, SILC hosted the 1st International Conference on Motivation in ELT at Al Yamamah University. This was a stimulating event with some 40 speakers from several countries. Leaders in ELT shared innovative ideas, rich experience and their best practice for the best outcomes in the classroom. The conference featured two plenary presentations, workshops, talks and poster presentations. Educators from all over the world shared in discussions on how to motivate their learners inside the classroom and beyond. Plenary presentations were given by Professor Neil  J. Anderson and Professor  Dudley Reynolds. These ELT experts encouraged teachers to reflect on their teaching and motivational practices and inspired dialogue on motivation in ELT that will continue for years to come.