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Learners in Context: Bridging the Gaps

Ākonga Reo: Aronga Āputa

Thursday 14 – Sunday 17 July 2016

The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

The 15th National Conference for Community Languages and ESOL, brought to you by TESOLANZ (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Aotearoa New Zealand) and CLANZ (Community Languages Association New Zealand) is being held in Hamilton, 14-17 July 2016. For further information and to keep up to date visit


The following keynote speakers are confirmed for CLESOL 2016.

Professor Thomas Farrell, Department of Applied Linguistics, Brock University, Canada

Associate Professor Dr Rangi Matamua, Centre for Maori and Pacific Development, The University of Waikato

Associate Professor Mark Pegrum, Graduate School of Education, The University of Western Australia

Associate Professor Jean Wong, Department of Special Education, Language and Literacy, The College of New Jersey, United States of America

Associate Professor Michael Haugh, School of Languages and Linguistics Griffith University, Brisbane

Find out more about the keynote speakers.


For registration fees and to register visit the conference website


CLESOL welcomes participation in the 2016 conference as a sponsor or trade exhibitor, and opportunities are available now.

Be sure to book in early to secure your first preference!

For further information, including the sponsorship booklet, please visit the conference website.

We look forward to seeing you at CLESOL 2016.

Mark Dawson-Smith and Jonathon Ryan

CLESOL 2016 Conference Co-convenors

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