Sunday, February 20, 2011

Int’l meet of English language teachers

Kathmandu, Feb 19: The 16th international conference of Nepal English Language Teachers Associations’ (NELTA) concluded Sunday by electing a new 19-member committee chaired by Hemanta Raj Dahal.

The three-day conference held at DAV Sushil Kedia School, Lalitpur, from 16 February elected Mira Shertha, Maya Rai, Kamal Paudel, Padam Chauhan, Prem Bahadur Phyak to the posts of senior vice chairperson, vice chairperson, general secretary, treasurer and secretary respectively.

Likewise, Madhu Neupane, Saraswoti Dawadi, Manmaya Sharma, Asok Raj Khati, Bimal Nepali, Sanker Datta Bhatta, Sajan Kumar Karna, Moti Kala Devan, Dr. Chandreswor Misra, Arun Kumar Chetri, Kasi Raj Pandya and Sarita Devan were elected as members.

Language experts from 20 countries including the USA, the U.K, Japan, Turkey, Korea, Afghanistan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan and around 700 teachers across Nepal attended the conference.
The participants discussed on the topic ‘English in the Context of Multilingual and Multicultural society: Identifying the opportunities and their Challenges.’

The organisers also decided to move NELTA conference out of valley. According to the new plan, they are going to organize regional conference at Gandaki Boarding School, Lamachaur, Pokhara, on 21 and 22 February.

source:rising nepal