May 6th – ‘Teachers Research! Buenos Aires 2017’

Screen Shot 2017-05-05 at 12.07.04The second Annual Latin American Conference for Teacher-research in ELT was held on Saturday 6 May 2017 at the Instituto de Educación Superior en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández”, Buenos Aires.

Here is a short promotional British Council video about the event, and another here featuring the two main organizers, Dario Banegas and Richard Smith.

Bruno Andrade carried out some interviews with presenters for #RovingBrELT:

There are also a large number of photos on the Festival’s twitter page: https://twitter.com/TRfestiva and some further videos in this YouTube playlist:

Here is the overall programme of the day: Teachers Research! Buenos Aires 2017,

The conference featured presentations by 2016-17 British Council Aptis Action Research Award Scheme (ARAS) winners and by other teacher-researchers across Latin America.

Apart from bringing its own ARAS winners to the conference, British Council Aptis for Teachers offered seven scholarships to help cover travel costs within Latin America for other participants. The IATEFL Research SIG also offered one such scholarship. 

This one-day conference was co-organized by:

The Third Annual Latin American Conference for Teacher-research in ELT is likely to be in Bogota, Colombia on 11-12 May 2018.

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