*ASEAN TeachingEnglish Online Conference 2023 has come to a close. To revisit the conference recordings, please visit Teaching English Asia - British Council Facebook page.

About the conference

If you want to develop your teaching skills and take control of your professional development, join us for our multi-day online conference for English teachers and education professionals across the ASEAN region. We’ve designed the conference specifically for you, teachers and teacher educators working in primary and secondary education. 

The ASEAN Teaching English conference will:

  • offer insight into current trends in English language teaching (ELT) and offer practical solutions for improving ELT provision in basic education. It will draw on insights from the research on the Future of English.
  • bring together leaders in ELT and stimulate conversations on the future of English language teaching and how to build stronger, more inclusive education systems through exchange of learning and ideas.
  • support the professional development of individual teachers and teacher educators through the world’s largest online English teacher community.
  • create opportunities for peer networking, sharing of ideas and best practice to drive positive, inclusive change.
  • Topics range from professional development, teaching pronunciation, speaking and writing, and bringing sustainable development goals and environmental issues into the classroom.

Benefits of attending the conference:

  • Interact with speakers from across ASEAN as well as some well-known international ELT experts. 
  • Choose from 24 hours of interactive sessions, completely online and free to attend.
  • Find out what’s new in the world of English teaching from international experts.
  • Get practical teaching tips and advice from teachers and teacher educators.
  • Learn about free, practical resources you can use in your classroom.
  • Learn how to take control of your own professional development.
  • Build your professional network across the ASEAN region.

Conference theme

 “Taking responsibility for your professional development”. 

The sub-themes include:

  • Strategies and feedback for teaching speaking and writing
  • Project-based language learning and task-based language learning
  • Teaching pronunciation
  • Formative assessment
  • Gender equality in language education 
  • Climate Change  
  • Innovations in English language teaching from ELTons award winners

When: 5 October 2023 to 27 October 2023

Where: Online - Zoom 

Fee: Free

Organiser: British Council

Language: All the online sessions will be delivered in English

Certification: Participants will receive an e-certificate at the end of each workshop

For any conference-related or registration queries, please contact teachingenglishasia@britishcouncil.org   

Important information about the conference

How to join the ASEAN TeachingEnglish Online Conference

Our event is free.

They take place in Zoom Events. You do not need any special equipment to watch the webinars apart from a computer with the audio on. Registration is for the full event - you do not need to attend every session. 

If you are joining on a mobile device, you may need to have the Zoom application downloaded on your device


You should register for the month-long conference at the link provided above. In order to receive updates and a link to join the webinar, you will need to provide a valid email address. Your information will not be used for marketing purposes unless you explicitly give us permission to do so during the registration process. Find out more information about the British Council's privacy policy

Once you have registered for the event, you will receive an email with:

  • a link to join  
  • any other relevant information

Please do not delete this email.

Instructions for joining a session in the event

  1. Click on the link that was emailed to you when you registered for the event.
  2. Enter the email address that you used to register for the event.
  3. If requested, introduce the passcode that was emailed to you when you registered for the event.
  4. You will join the 'lobby'. From the lobby you can chat to other participants. 
  5. From the lobby you will see the session that is either currently live or soon to be live. When a session is live, you can click 'join' to watch the live session. You only need to register once to join the full three-day event.


All sessions at the ASEAN Teaching English Conference 2023 will be recorded and available to watch on our Teaching English Asia Facebook page shortly after the end of each session. A selection of sessions will also be uploaded to our British Council country specific YouTube pages after the end of the conference. To view the recordings on Facebook please visit https://www.facebook.com/TeachingEnglishAsia.BritishCouncil/videos, where recordings will be arranged in date order.


Certificates of attendance are available for all attendees. The link to obtain your certificate is provided in the following places:

  • At the end of the webinar in the chat box
  • In the 'Thank you for attending email' that you will receive after the webinar.
  • At the end of the feedback survey once you have answered the questions.
  • You should download the certificate to your computer. Once the certificate is saved to your computer, open it and type your name on the certificate. We recommend using Google Chrome or Internet Explorer to do this.

Code of conduct for participants

Please be respectful at all times to other participants and the presenter. Our webinars are freely available to attend by participants in all countries. Please be aware that comments you make in the general chat may have a negative impact on other participants and their enjoyment of the webinar.

Do not use insulting or offensive language or comments about the presenter or their presentation or criticise their style of presentation.

Do not use insulting or offensive language or comments towards other participants.

Do not make comments that include cultural references that may be offensive or upsetting to other participants or the presenter.

Any offensive or insulting comments will be deleted and the participant making the comment will be removed from the webinar.

Do not share any personal information in the general chat that may result in other participants contacting you. This includes addresses, phone numbers and email addresses.

Do not share links to your website or any websites that you are promoting for the purposes of making money.

Comments that include links to paid-for websites for the sole purpose of promotion will be deleted and you may be removed from the webinar.

Please use the Q&A to ask the presenter questions that are related to the theme or topic of the webinar only. If participant responses to questions are permitted, you should only make comments that are relevant to the question being asked.


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