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 2017 will be hosted by KOTESOL:

Call for Papers: 15th Feb, 2017

Submission Deadline: 31st May, 2017

Acceptance Notice: 1st Aug 2017

Conference Dates: 21-22 Oct, 2017

Publication: TBA

Upcoming Events

Korea TESOL International Conference
(October 21 - 22, 2017)

ETA-ROC International Conference
(Nov 10 - 12, 2017)

JALT International Conference
(November 17 - 20, 2017)

PALT International Conference
(December 7 - 9, 2017)

FEELTA International Conference,
(TBA, 2018)    

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


Proceedings from previous 13 conferences are available:

PAC 1 (1997)

PAC 2 (1999)

PAC 3 (2001)

PAC 4 (2003)

PAC 5 (200)

PAC 6 (200)

PAC 7 (2008)

PAC 2009

PAC 2010

PAC 2011

PAC 2012

PAC 2013

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

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

PAC2015,  Bangkok Jan 29-31

PAC 2016, Taipei, November 11-13


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