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TESL Canada is pleased to share the following professional learning opportunities from our Teacher Training Programs with our members. However, please keep in mind that these PLs are not endorsed or reviewed by TESL Canada. We are simply sharing opportunities sent to us by our members in the event that they are of interest to the others in our community. If you are a program manager and have a professional learning opportunity you’d like to share, please email submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




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Join TESL Ontario for an important and timely webinar presentation:

Chat GPT in Language Teaching: Challenges and Opportunities with John Allan, OCELT, on March 28th from 7:00-8:00pm EDT.

ChatGPT has achieved the remarkable feat of acquiring 100 million users within a mere two months, making it the fastest-growing application ever witnessed on the internet. While there are numerous other AI tools available, ChatGPT can serve as a case study to evaluate whether AI text tools have a role to play in language instruction.
In this special webinar presentation, John Allan, OCELT, will present various viewpoints regarding the ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence chat tool phenomenon.
After exploring the challenges and opportunities associated with this technology, attendees will have the chance to participate in this discussion.
Mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 28 @ 7:00 pm EDT.
About the Presenter: John Allan, OCELT, works on the Avenue project as a teacher mentor and a content developer. He sometimes contributes webinars, blogs, workshops and magazine articles to the TESOL community.
Click here to register now.
For more upcoming professional learning opportunities offered by TESL ON, please click here.
Webinars registration is always FREE for TESL Ontario members and available at a nominal fee for non-members. Visit https://www.teslontario.org/webinar-series/upcoming-webinars for more information.


Greetings from the BC Teachers of English as an Additional Language (BC TEAL) organization! We are thrilled to announce that ticket sales for the BC TEAL Conference 2023 are now open!The conference, taking place from May 4 to 6, is an opportunity for educators, language professionals, and those interested in language teaching and learning to come together to share knowledge, exchange ideas, and learn from each other. This year's conference promises to be an inspiring and educational experience, with a fantastic lineup of keynote and plenary speakers.Here's a sneak peek of the plenary speakers:

and our special guests include:

  Batty B BanksDon't miss this chance to hear from some of the most influential experts in the field, network with your peers, learn about the latest developments and best practices in English as an Additional Language, and explore the Connections between Land and Language.Tickets are available on our website. Secure your spot today and join us for what promises to be an unforgettable conference experience!We look forward to seeing you at the BC TEAL Conference 2023!

Distributed on behalf of the BC TEAL Conference 2023 Organizing Committee.


TESL Ontario Professional Development January and February 

Dear Members,Please see the links below in regards to professional development opportunities from TESL ON. Please see their contact and registration information for each event or check their website. TESL Canada does not take registration.https://mcusercontent.com/7d66c5f319c9217e9b0d2bd99/images/31dd2809-0e75-c4d0-9462-87f4d8d840a0.png

To learn more and to register for TESL Ontario’s PD events, please visit www.teslontario.org/webinar-series 


AMSSA's latest e-learning course, Onboarding LINC Learners Remotely, provides information and tips for LINC instructors and frontline workers offering services remotely. You’ll learn about Internet communications, digital access and equity considerations, different ways to set up virtual classrooms, how to set and maintain boundaries and where to find videos, guides and tools to upskill for remote service delivery.

This course also provides videos and tips to support youwith onboarding and teaching literacy learners virtually. Chekc out the 19 LINC 1 teaching and assessing resources, the IT help videos, sample digital navigator job postings and other downloadable resourcse contributed by individual and organizations working hard on the ground. This course offers a certificate of completion. Time: 2-3 hours

Enroll for the free course here. You will require an AMSSA institue login.