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Land of Living Languages

TESL Canada Conference

May 8-10, 2014


Online Registration Now Open!

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LDLP 2014 poster

Third Annual Linguistic Diversity and

Language Policy Conference 


The third annual ‘Linguistic Diversity and Language Policy’ conference will take place on Monday, April 28th on the U of C main campus at the MacEwan Conference and Event Centre, the Cassio Room.  The topic of this year’s conference is ‘English Language Learners in High School’.  The featured keynote speaker is Professor Linda Harklau, University of Georgia, USA.  Other featured speakers include Geoffrey Pinchbeck, Vladimir Pavlov, Katherine Crossman, and Sepideh Masoodi.  The link below will take you to the conference home page where you can get more information on the conference, including the schedule, titles and abstracts of the presentations, as well as a link to register for the conference.  The conference is free and includes lunch.


Please register asap so that we can get an accurate head count for lunch.      We look forward to seeing you on April 28th!



“wahkohtowin: Indigenizing Practice: Linking Kindred Spirits”

September 18-20, 2014


The College of Education, in cooperation with the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness, invite all faculty and instructional staff to submit paper or poster proposals to “wahkohtowin: Indigenizing Practice: Linking Kindred Spirits,” a conference taking place from September 18-20, 2014 at the University of Saskatchewan. Paper and poster proposals will
be accepted until June 15, 2014. Please use the on-line submission at . Registration is being set up on line and will be available soon.

The conference theme and sub themes are:

  • Bringing together ³kindred spirits² to unpack decolonization and kindle
  • Indigenization processes and methods to transform educational practices
  • Indigenous theory, theorizing and applications to disciplinary knowledges
  • Decolonizing and anti-oppressive practices, content, and curriculum for all students
  • Storytelling, Indigenous knowledge protocols and working with Elders,knowledge keepers and its significance to Treaty and Indigenous
  • Sovereignty
  • Examining land, language and culture with land-based knowledge
  • Bringing Indigenous knowledge into the classroom through animating
  • Indigenous content, humour, practice, and courses in post-secondary teaching
  • Ethics, Research, and Protocols and Research Ethics in Indigenizing Practice
  • Indigenous methodologies in research practices
  • Aboriginal Teacher Education Programs (ATEPs)
  • Shifting identities in classrooms by employing Indigenous content, knowledges, worldviews, and practices
  • Use of technology in an Indigenized classroom and post-secondary environment
For further information, visit our website: or contact Sylvia McAdam at, or 306. 966.6280.

Apply for a Membership

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Our Scholarships

TESL SK is pleased to announce an annual scholarship of $1000.00. This scholarship may be awarded to one person ($1000.00) or two people ($500.00 each) for further education or training.

For more information and for the application form, please Click Here

Professional Development Fund

We are committed to developing our members. If you are interested in learning more and applying for our Professional Development Fund, please Click Here