Paper presentation


Syed Arshad Ali, Mr.

Dhofar University

Syed is an English lecturer at Dhofar University’s Foundation Program. He holds a master's degree and CELTA. He has 15 years of experience in teaching EAP/ ESP/ESL. His interests are in methodology, reflective teaching, educational technology and teacher development.

Umamaheswara Rao Bontha, Dr.

ELU, Foundation Program, Dhofar University, Oman

Umamaheswara is working in the Foundation Program at Dhofar University. He holds a PhD in ELT and has more than 15 years of experience in teaching ESL/EFL. He has presented at conferences and published articles and coauthored book chapters.

English Language Teachers’ Perceptions on Lifelong Learning (PP146), Paper

Teachers should be lifelong learners especially in the context of ESL/EFL as methods and techniques of teaching keep changing.  DU’s FP conducts considerable professional development courses to enable teachers to be more resourceful. The present study investigates the perceptions of the FP teachers about lifelong learning and what it really means to them.