Key interest area

English language (EL)

This KIA focuses on sessions relating to the provision of intensive English language training for international students as well as to English language testing.

Topics under this KIA typically include:

  • English language competence
  • English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) quality and standards
  • English language courses and study pathways
  • ELICOS student visas
  • English language testing
  • government policies affecting learning, teaching assessment of English as a Second Language (ESL) in the context of international students

The AIEC 2020 Program Committee is specifically interested in for proposals cover the following topics:

  • leadership in English language teaching
  • assessment, classroom performance and student outcomes
  • ELICOS market updates
  • EL student wellbeing

Target audience:

  • Academic managers and directors of studies in ELICOS and pathways

Other AIEC key interest areas

Session formats at AIEC

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