Selasa, 10 April 2012

The 2nd National Conference on Teaching English for Young Learners in Indonesia (TEYLIN)

The 2nd National Conference on Teaching English for Young Learners in Indonesia (TEYLIN)
 at Muria Kudus University (UMK) 
July 10-11,  2012

Teaching English for Young Learners in Indonesia (TEYLIN):
From Policy to Classroom

Organized by English Education Department, Muria Kudus University (UMK)

Call for Papers 
Efforts have been dynamically made for improving the quality of Teaching English to Young Learners in Indonesia (TEYLIN). Ideas and suggestions on policy still need to be continuously encouraged to endorse the efforts. Policies and new teaching models are necessarily addressed and promoted in intensive discussions to make the programs of TEYLIN a success. With regard to the efforts, the Committee of 2nd National Conference on ELT and Culture at UMK calls for presentation and workshop proposals of the conference to be held in the campus of English Education Department, Muria Kudus University at Kudus (located in the slope of Muria Mountain about 50 kilometers from Semarang,  the Capital of Central Java). The presentation may include theoretical and/or empirical (research-based) papers of TEYLIN. Workshops are also welcome. English is the official language for the presentations and submissions of the conference.

Date and Venue:
The conference is conducted on July 10 - 11, 2012 (from 8 am to 4 pm) at the Conference Grand Room in the 4th Floor of  Rector Building, Kampus Gondangmanis, Bae Kudus, Central Java, Indonesia

Topic Areas of the Conference
The topics of the conference  include the TEYLIN-related areas such as:
1)      Current Development and Implementation of TEYLIN
2)      Syllabus, and Material Development of TEYLIN
3)      Cultural Insights for TEYLIN
4)      ICT, Games, Media, Methods, and Assessment/Evaluation for Practices of  TEYLIN
5)      Local Literature for TEYLIN
6)      Linguistic Aspects of TEYLIN

Speakers (Invited) for Plenary Sessions
The plenary session speakers who will be presenting their views on emerging issues related to the Teaching English to Young Learners in Indonesia (TEYLIN) are as follows:

1.      Itje Chodijah, MA (ELT Consultant, British Council)
2.      Prof.Dr.Amitya Kumara.MS.Psi (UGM)

Proposals for Parallel Sessions
The presentation and workshop proposals should be submitted no later than May 20, 2012. Proposals to be considered for presentation should preferably be no longer than 300 words with a biography of about 50 words. The proposal should include the title along with the name of the presenter(s) and their affiliation and present the background of the study with theoretical review, methodology, findings and conclusions. Non-Research papers and workshop are also welcome.  Send the presentation or workshop proposal and biographical data via e-mail to:
Accepted presentation and workshop proposals will be announced on May 25, 2012. Complete papers must be submitted by participants whose proposals are accepted no later than June 17, 2012. Full papers, with an abstract with key words and references, should consist of approximately 5000 words of  font size 12, Times New Roman, single spaced, with a top and left margin 1.2 inch, bottom and right margin 1 inch, and written in Letters (8,5 x 11 inch). Send the full papers and biographical data via e-mail to:

Conference and Workshop Sessions
Plenary sessions of paper presentation or workshop last for 90 minutes for invited speakers, while a 30-minute session is allotted to a parallel paper presentation and 50 minutes for a workshop. Presentation Papers are to be compiled to make a conference proceeding.

Registration and Conference Fee
The registration now opens. All presenters and participants must do registration and confirm their attendance in the conference via email on June 25, 2012 or earlier. For your information, the committee reserves a right to stop the registration sooner if the number of participants has reached 125 persons. The registration form is available on-line at

A registration fee of IDR 250,000 (two hundred and fifty thousand rupiahs) will be charged for a presenter and IDR 150,000 (one hundred and fifty thousand rupiahs) for a participant. Registration fee shall be transferred to: Rusiana, account:  135-00-0978235-8 (Bank Mandiri,  KCP Kudus  Alun-alun) and those who transfer the registration fee via ATM, please make sure that your identity is included.  Please be informed that all participants and presenters (as well as co-presenters) must make payments no later than June 25, 2012 to attend the conference and that the organizing committee reserve the right to cancel the participation of individuals who have not met the stipulated payment requirements

The fee includes conference kits, certificate, lunch, coffee breaks and cultural trip. Shuttle cars from hotels to the venue (vice versa) are available for participants on the day of the conference (July 10-11, 2012) only for those who stay in hotels in Kudus. For your information, the committee has made no special arrangement with the hotels regarding the rates.

Please fax or send the Conference Pre-Registration and the copy of payment slip to: 0291-437198 or email to:

How to Get to Kudus and Where to Stay
Travel-Service and Executive Bus Service which provide direct route to Kudus are available in nearly all main cities in Java and Bali (Jakarta, Bandung, Bogor, Cirebon, Tegal, Pekalongan, Purwokerto, Jogjakarta, Surakarta, Surabaya, Malang, Semarang, Denpasar). The nearest airports are as follows: A Yani in Semarang (about one hour by car/taxi), Adi Sumarmo in Surakarta (three to four hours), or Adi Sucipto in Yogyakarta (four to five hours).

To stay in Kudus, there are numerous hotels of various rates available for you to choose at your convenience. Information of hotels in Kudus can be easily found in the website or by internet search engines.

Important Dates to Remember
Submission of Paper Presentation and Workshop Proposals
Sunday, May 20, 2012
E-mail the proposal to:
Announcement of Proposal Acceptance
Monday, May 25, 2012
Via e-mail and website
Submission of Full Paper
Sunday, June 17, 2012
E-mail the full paper to:
Registration (now opens)
No later than June 25, 2012
The registration form is available at
Payment of  Registration Fee   
-          Participant: IDR 150,000 (one hundred and fifty thousand rupiahs)
-         Presenter: IDR 250,000 (Two hundred and fifty thousand rupiahs)
No later than June 25, 2012
Transfer to Ms. Rusiana
(Account: 135-00-0978235-8 Bank Mandiri,  KCP Kudus  Alun-alun. Fax the copy of payment slip to: 0291-437198 or e-mail it to:
The D-Day of the Conference
Tuesday, July 10-11, 2012
(8 am to 4 pm)
Venue: Conference Grand Room (the 4th Floor) of  Rector Building, Kampus UMK Gondangmanis, Bae, Kudus, Central Java, Indonesia

Important Contact Persons and Addresses:
1.      Registration: Farid Noor Romadlon, S.Pd., M.Pd  (081325025074)
2.      Registration Fee: Rusiana (085848848352)
3.      Hotel and Transportation: Atik Rokhayani, S.Pd., M.Pd (085640065312)
English Education Department, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Muria Kudus University (EED UMK), Kampus Gondangmanis, Bae , Kudus 59321, Central Java, Indonesia. Po Box 53.
Phone: 0291-438229. Fax: 0291-437198.
E-mail  Address:  Website:,
You are kindly requested to visit the website regularly for important information regarding the Conference updates. Please feel free to contact us in case you have inquiries regarding to the conference. See you in the Conference.