6th CamTESOL calls for Papers

6th CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching
“One World: World Englishes”
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 27-28 February 2010

Call for Papers

The 6th CamTESOL conference will take place on 27-28 February 2010 at the National Institute of Education (NIE). The conference is designed to be practical and of direct benefit to practising teachers of English. The theme of the 2010 conference is “One World: World Englishes”.

We now invite all Cambodians and non-Cambodians who are working in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT) or related areas, or have an interest in this field to submit an abstract for the 2010 conference on 27-28 February. Practising teachers of English are especially invited to participate. Abstracts are for a paper, workshop or poster.

Deadline for Abstract Submission: 30 September 2009

Notification re. Abstract Selection: 24 October 2009

Deadline for Full Paper Submission to be Considered for Publication: 7 March 2010

Attached (see link below) is the template cover page that should be completed for all abstract submissions (four page document). All abstracts must be submitted electronically using this template Word document.

Abstracts must not exceed 150 words. All papers and workshops should relate to the twenty streams of this conference:

  • Curriculum and Materials Development
  • ELT in the Mekong
  • EAP & ESP
  • Grammar
  • Independent Learning
  • Methodology
  • Motivation
  • NEW Materials
  • Professional Development
  • Program Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Teaching Speaking
  • Teaching Listening
  • Teaching Reading
  • Teaching Writing
  • Teaching Young Learners
  • Testing
  • Using Technology
  • Vocabulary
  • World Englishes

Abstracts will be selected and approved by an appointed committee. All successful presenters will be informed by 24 October. Full papers will then be required by 7 March 2010.

IDP Education is supporting this initiative and is working with Cambodian teachers of English from a broad range of institutions to develop this conference series. To submit your abstract or further enquiry, please contact Mr Bun Chamroeun at IDP on +855 23 212113 or +855 23215227 or e-mail: chamroeun.bun@idp.com. For enquiries related to the CamTESOL publication – CamTESOL Selected Papers, please contact Dr Richmond Stroupe, Assistant Editor-in-Chief at camtesol.selected.papers@gmail.com.

Click HERE to download the template for Call for Papers.

Click HERE for information about the CamTESOL publication.

You will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your abstract within two days. If you do not receive a confirmation e-mail, please re-send your abstract to camtesol@yahoo.com and ensure you receive a confirming message.

Please note that presenters must confirm that they will present (upon notification of abstract selection) and register for the conference (before close of early registration) before they will be timetabled on the conference program. A draft conference program will be mounted on the website at least one week prior to the conference and presenters are advised to check that timetable to ensure that their previously submitted information is correctly represented.


  1. Thanks Samphors. This is really an excellent forum for professional development in the field of English Language Teaching in Cambodia!


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