Call for Proposals

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 15, 2020

Africa TESOL is pleased to announce that we are accepting proposals to present at the Africa TESOL 5th International Annual Conference (11-13 August, 2020). This year, the conference is hosted in the beautiful city of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivore, at the National Institute of Youth and Sports (INJS), and is organized in collaboration with the Côte d'Ivore National English Language Teachers Association (CINELTA) under the theme of:

Advancing ELT in Africa Through Communities of Practice

Please read what information is required before beginning the submission process. All submissions are received through the online submission form on this link. No email submissions will be considered.

Guidelines for Proposal Submission

A proposal must have a title, an abstract and a session description

  • The title must not exceed 10 words
  • The abstract must be 50 words maximum
  • The session description must be 250 words maximum
  • Citations, if any, must be included using APA

To view samples of proposals, click here.

Please check the session types here and the proposal evaluation rubric here for more information before preparing your proposal.

If you have any questions about the conference, you can contact the conference chairs at

We are looking forward to seeing you in Abidjan in August 2020!