According to British Council in Vietnam, this year’s New Directions in English Language and Assessment conference will be held in Hanoi on 13 and 14 October 2016.
New Directions is a series of expert-led events in East Asia that brings international and national perspectives and insight into trends and approaches in English language teaching, learning and assessment. The MoET National Foreign Language Project 2020 is a full partner.
|New Directions was held in China.
New Directions 2016 is a space where policy makers, educational professionals, academics, teachers can interact, exchange information, and keep abreast of leading developments in the field of English language teaching, learning, and assessment.
With the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) planning to make English the second language in Vietnam these topics will be of particular relevance and interest.
At the conference experts from the MoET’s National Foreign Languages Project 2020 together with experts from the UK and other countries will look specifically at language testing in Vietnam, its challenges, and opportunities for development to support English students across the whole country.
Directions conferences in Asia have reflected the wide range of challenges facing language education both within the region and internationally. This year’s themes aim to highlight the approaches and solutions to these challenges in Vietnam.
The conference will be of interest to academics and researchers, education officials, and teachers from all education sectors - higher, vocational, secondary and primary - as well as to parents and learners who are committed to improving their English language skills.S.Thuong