Conference



2nd Success Story Conference of Teachers, 2019

After the successful conduction of the first success story conference 2018 attended by 200 plus teachers from more than 30 academic institutions which also had presenters from 6 different countries that included face-to-face and online mode, this year, we are delighted to announce the second success story conference of teachers.

The 2nd Success Story Conference of Teachers will take place on August 16 and 17, 2019 (Shrawan 31 and 32, 2076) in LRI School, Kalanki, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Keynote speakers 

Professor Françoise Blin

Françoise Blin is the Head of the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies. Until August 2017, she was the President of the European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL) and the co-editor of ReCALL, published by Cambridge University Press. She has been teaching French and researching the use of technology in language teaching and learning for over 30 years.

 

Professor Basu Dev Kafle 

Basu Dev Kafle is a professor of inclusive education in TU and founding chair of the Department of Special Needs Education, Faculty of Education, TU. He has provided  research and consultancy services as Team leader and senior researcher to a number of organisations such as UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, PLAN International Nepal, National Centre for Educational Development-NCED (Teacher Education Project, Secondary Education Project) Basic and Primary Education (BPE Master Plan 1991-2001) and several other organisations.

 

Prof. Paul Bueno de Mesquita

Paul Bueno de Mesquita is a director of Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies in the University of Rhode Island, US. He has worked as a scientist-practitioner psychologist and advocate for violence prevention and positive psychological development of children and youth in schools and direct service treatment settings, particularly in under-represented and underserved economically disadvantaged immigrant communities in the US. Earning graduate degrees at Indiana University and the University of Texas at Austin, he completed both his doctoral internship training and postdoctoral fellowship in child clinical psychology at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center Internship Consortium in Memphis TN. 

 

The conference theme and sub-theme are as follows:

Main theme: "Connecting Educators: Sharing Successes Beyond Boundaries”

Sub-themes:

1)     Information and Communications Technology: The opportunities and challenges in modern Education

2)      Non Violent Communication Pedagogy and Classroom Practices

3)      Alternate Method/Technique of Teaching & Learning

4)      Empowerment through Collaboration and Partnership

5)      Making Education Innovative and Enterprising

6)      Classroom management

7)      Bringing critical pedagogy: The course and discourse

8)      Celebrating diversity in the classroom

9)      Bringing ICT in the classrooms

10)  Evolving theories and innovative practices in ELT

11)  Teaching in difficult circumstances

12)  Motivation in teaching and learning

13)  Innovative teaching learning strategies

14)  Learner autonomy

15)  Teacher professional development

16)  Authenticity in teaching learning materials

17)  Assessment in teaching and learning

18)  Home-grown materials for teaching and learning

19)   Learning beyond the classroom: responding to learning strategies

20)  Linking research and classroom teaching

 

The Conference is a professional gathering of a large number of teachers, experts, textbook/material writers, teacher trainers, etc. from home and abroad.  It is estimated that it will be participated by more than 250 people from more than 25 different schools. There will be 3 keynote speeches, 2 plenary and 40+ concurrent sessions.

If you are interested to present paper(s) in the conference, please go through the details below.

Guidelines to draft the proposal 

Title of your presentation (Maximum 10 words)

-It should be catchy and meaningful.

Abstract (Maximum 200 words)

-Prepare a teaching learning success story based on any of the above mentioned sub-themes. It can be your teaching learning strategy that you implemented to teach any lesson in your classroom or to manage your own classroom. Your abstract needs to include step-by-step plan of your presentation.

Rubrics for designing the abstract

Criteria

Excellent (8)

Good (6)

Satisfactory (4)

Novelty and Originality

The topic that you have stated in your proposal is entirely new and you have executed the idea well in your classroom.

The topic that you have stated in your proposal is somewhat new and you have executed the idea in your classroom.

The topic that you have stated in your proposal is very common and most of the teachers are already using the idea you have mentioned. 

Contextual

The teaching tips/strategies/ideas you have stated is highly contextual which teachers can use it in their classroom teaching and learning without much effort.

The teaching tips or strategy you have stated is contextual which, with some adjustment, teachers can use it in their classroom teaching and learning.

The teaching tips or strategy you have stated is not very contextual and teachers finds it difficulty to use it in their teaching learning context. 

Specificity and clarity 

The proposal clearly and specifically states what you are going to present and how.

The proposal somewhat specifies what you are going to present. 

The proposal mentions what you are going to do during your presentation; however, the points you have mentioned are not so specific and therefore not clear. 

 

Note: Your presentation will be of 30 mins. You will present your ideas within first 20 mins. and the latter 10 mins. will be the time for questions from the audience.

Click here to submit your proposal

Please submit your proposal by July 13, 2019 (Ashad 28, 2076). 

You will be notified about the status of your proposal by July 20, 2019 (Shrawan 04).

Important dates:

July 13, 2019 (Ashad 28): Deadline for the submission of your presentation proposal

July 20, 2019 (Shrawan 04): Notifying the participants about the status of the proposals

August 16 & 17, 2019 (Shrawan 31 and 32): Conference Days 

The conference will begin at 8 am and will end at 5:30 pm. 

The conference registration is NPR 1500 for Nepali participants, $ 30 for the participants from SAARC and $ 50 for International participants. You will be provided with lunch, high tea and conference kits.

If you have any questions, please send an email to sbomdzon@gmail.com (Sameer Bomdzon, Head, Conference Management Steering Committee)  

The 1st LRI Success Story Conference of Teachers was conducted on August 12, 2018 (Shrawan 27, 2075) in LRI School, Kalankisthan, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Click here to view Conference Management Committee


Our apologies as we couldn't include all the presentations in this report owing to some technical reasons. 

Click here to view Conference Report 2018

Click here to view Conference Memorabilia 2019