What's PAC?
Pan-Asian Consortium of Language Teaching Societies (PAC) is unified by a belief that teachers of English around Asia have much to share and learn from each other. The main purposes of PAC are organizing conferences, publications,  and research networks.
PAC Affiliates
  1. English Teachers Association of the Republic of China (ETA-ROC)
  2. Far East English Language Teachers Association of Russia (FEELTA)
  3. Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)
  4. Korea TESOL (KOTESOL)
  5. Philippine Association for Language Teaching, Inc. (PALT)
  6. Thailand TESOL (ThaiTESOL)

Call for Papers

PAC 2020 to be hosted by PALT
has been POSTPONED.

See the conference website

Upcoming Events

KOTESOL 2020 International Conference POSTPONED
until 2021 TBA

ETA-ROC & National Ilan University, Nov 13-15, 2020

JALT2020 Online
Nov. 16-23, 2020

60th PALT and PAC International Conference 2020
Dec. 3-5, 2020    

Mission Statement

Discover New Horizons 

1. Create opportunities for collaboration among native ELT professionals and non-native with respect and appreciation for the distinctive contributions all make


2. Enhance professional development for all educators engaged in ELT within and among countries


3.  Advocate equal access for ELT professionals in Asia to all PAC activities regardless of socio-economic background, race, gender, religion or creed


4.  Promote cross-cultural awareness, understanding, and appreciation

5.  Identify and articulate issues and problems impacting effective teaching and learning in the Asian classroom


6.  Pursue methodology appropriate to the Asian context to provide a forum


7.  Support cross-cultural collaborative efforts via: conferences, theoretical and classroom-based research projects, material development, networking opportunities, exchanges publications other programs


Publications

Proceedings from previous 13 conferences are available:

PAC 1 (1997)
Thai TESOL

PAC 2 (1999)
  KOTESOL

PAC 3 (2001)
JALT

PAC 4 (2003)
ETA

PAC 5 (200)
FEELTA

PAC 6 (200)
Thai TESOL

PAC 7 (2008)
JALT

PAC 2009
PALT

PAC 2010
KOTESOL

PAC 2011
ETA

PAC 2012
FEELTA

PAC 2013
PALT

PAC Conferences

  • PAC1, Jan 4-7, 1997, hosted by Thai TESOL
  • PAC2, Seoul, Oct 1-3, 1999 hosted by Korea TESOL
  • PAC3, Kitakyushu, Nov 22 - 25, 2001 by JALT
  • PAC4, Taipei, Nov 8-10, 2002, ETA ROC
  • PAC5, Vladivostok, Jun 24-27, 2004, FEELTA
  • PAC6 (10th Anniversary), Bangkok, Jan 26-28, 2007, Thai TESOL
  • PAC7, Tokyo, Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2008, JALT
  • PAC2009, Manila, Dec 3-5, PALT
  • PAC2010, Seoul Oct 16-17, KOTESOL
  • PAC2012, Vladivostok Nov 1-4, FEELTA
  • PAC2013, Cebu, Dec 5-7, PALT
  • PAC2015,  Bangkok Jan 29-31 Thai TESOL
  • PAC 2016, Taipei, November 11-13, ETA ROC
  • PAC 2017, Seoul, October 21-22, KOTESOL
  • PAC 2018, Shizuoka, November 23-26, JALT
  • PAC 2020, Bangkok, January 30-February 1, Thai TESOL
  • PAC 2020, Angeles City, December 3-5, 2020, PALT*
    *Originally scheduled as PALT 2019.

Contacts

Please note as a Consortium, PAC does not maintain a central office. Please feel free to contact the leaders of each of our local partners in each of the representative countries via their respective homepages.

Pan-Asian Consortium of Language Teaching Societies
pac@pac-teach.org
Twitter @pac_conferences