Saturday 07 November 2015 - 08:00 to Sunday 08 November 2015 - 17:00
Alhambra Thalasso Hotel

Tunisia Speaks English

Three leading Tunisian Teachers’ Associations Tunisia TESOL, Tunisian Associations of Teachers of English (TATE) and the Tunisian Education and Resources Network (TEARN), in partnership with British Council, are organising ‘TunisiaSpeaks English’, a two-day conference from 7-8 November 2015. The Conference will take place at Alhambra Thalasso Hotel in Hammamet.

The aim of the conference is to explore current aspects of English, to raise awareness of its importance in Tunisia today and to discuss issues related to its formal teaching and learning within the national education system.

The conference will be an opportunity to bring together all those involved in working with English in Tunisia. It will be delivered by local Tunisian speakers as well as speakers from the United Kingdom, including:

- Pete Sharma, Lecturer and teacher trainer specialised in technology-enhanced language learning

- Jean Wilson, Language in Education consultant, UK

The organizers are interested in discovering how policy makers, experts, teachers, students, and the larger public are shaping the way English is taught,  learnt and used in various spheres of life.

Please find below a copy of the conference programme for your reference.

The aim is that participants and stakeholders work together to propose a series of recommendations that can be taken forward in the context of the current reform process being undertaken by the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment and Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.


The conference is open to all concerned stakeholders, in particular:Ministry officials and representatives:

- Ministry officials and representatives

- Teacher Association members

- Other English language teachers (all sectors)

- Students (all sectors)

To register at the conference, please send an email to before Sunday 1st November (at midday).

Please be informed that lunch and coffee breaks for the two days will be provided for free for those who register and are confirmed before the deadline.

Accommodation on a half-board basis is not included in the conference registration package but the hotel does have preferential rates for confirmed conference delegates. If you would like to confirm accommodation, please add your request into the registration email/Accommodation, double room at half board, 53 TD.

Additional fee for single room, 20 TD.