KUCHING to host Melta due to strong stand on English

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KUCHING, July 29:  Kuching will host the 28th the Malaysian English Language Teaching Association (Melta) International Conference from August 13 to 15, 2019.

President of Melta, Prof. Ganakumaran Subramaniam said that the choice of venue for the conference was highly appropriate given the strong and progressive stand taken by the Sarawak state government on the importance of English. 

He also added that the state government is fully supportive of the conference.

He says that the conference will benefit the teachers in Sarawak as they can learn new and latest strategies of improving English language proficiency in the state.

In encouraging greater alignment between Education 4.0 and the real need for universal education and sustainable development, this year’s Melta’s International Conference is themed “English Language Education and Society 5.0: Developing Sustainable Literacies”.


The conference will provide participants and presenters the opportunity to share their ideas and knowledge through paper presentations, workshops and poster presentations as well as the creative teacher showcase where teachers will be able to showcase best practices through innovative approaches. 

Melta expects 500 hundred delegates from over 30 countries to be in Kuching for the 3 day event, The conference will be held at the Riverside Majestic Hotel. 

Those interested to present at the conference or join as participants may visit the conference website at http://conference.melta.org.my for details.

Melta is a voluntary, non-profit professional organisation operating since 1958. The Patron of Melta is Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah binti Al Marhum Sultan Idris, the Sultanah of Johor.— DayakDaily