News from our 2020 AGM

12/8/2020 On Wednesday 30 July, the South African Association for Language Teachers had their Annual General Meeting, held, in our present circumstances, in the form of a virtual Zoom meeting. In many respects, it confirmed…

What have you as a language teacher learned during Covid-19?

23/8/2020 Please share your advice! ​The UK’s Association for Language Learning is putting together advice for language teachers related to ways of teaching a language safely in the context of COVID-19.  The actual practice of language teaching…

POPIA Code of Conduct for Research: call for submissions

6/2/2021 POPIA Code of Conduct for Research: call for submissions6/2/20210 CommentsASSAf has engaged with scientists and other stakeholders around developing a Code of Conduct for Research (Popia Code) to ensure certainty, transparency, and clarity in the processing of…

Our dream for South Africa on International Mother Language Day

19/2/2021 To celebrate International Mother Language Day, the Executive Committee members reflected on how we each became interested in language work, what our language dreams are for South Africa, and what our message would be to…

IATEFL events

9/4/2021 Letter to our Chair from IATEFL, one of our international organisations:  Hello Rinelle We are delighted to send you our latest update containing a wealth of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) webinars and online events…

First issue of the Journal for Language Teaching under the editorship of Kabelo Sebolai

9/4/2021 The latest issue of our Journal has just been published under the new editorship of Dr Kabelo Sebolai, Deputy Director of the Language Centre at Stellenbosch University.  Here is the list of articles: Students’…

Vacancy: UFS CTL Director: Multilingualism

30/5/2021 The Centre for Teaching and Learning of the University of the Free State is awaiting applications for the position of  Director: Academy for Multilingualism (post level 5 – contract appointment: 5 years, with the possibility of…

International Literacy Day: Online event

7/9/2021 September 8, 16:00:17:00 Please refer to http://upnet.up.ac.za/services/it/documentation/docs/004167.pdffor full details.

Postdoctoral fellowship: University of Stellenbosch

10/9/2021 Project title: Communicative Development Inventories for South Africa’s official languages The grantholders of the above project invite applications from suitably qualified doctorate graduates for a postdoctoral fellowship based at Stellenbosch University. The fellowship is available…

2018 FIPLV Conferences

9/4/2018 2018 FIPLV Conferences9/4/20180 CommentsTwo FIPLV Conferences are lined up for 2018. The Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Langues Vivantes, founded in Paris in 1931, is the only international multilingual association of teachers of languages. Don’t miss registration and…