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(( Informbox_personal | Name= Georgie Belmont | Position= Director | Organisation= Seychelles Agricultural and Horticultural Training Centre (SAHTC) | Employer= Ministry of Education Seychelles ))


The CALL Section of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) provides language teachers with the opportunity to participate in the Electronic Village Online (EVO), with professional development to enrich the TESOL face-to-face conferences. The target audience for the sessions includes TESOL convention-goers and those who can only attend online. Interest Sections, Caucuses, and other member groups of TESOL are invited to sponsor sessions related to the convention.


For twenty weeks, participants and experts can engage in collaborative, online discussion and hands-on virtual workshops of professional and scholarly benefit.

Demonstrate knowledge of climate and weather Relate Seychelles trade winds to agriculture and horticulture practices Apply principles of practices of basic weather forecasting Outline the effect of climate change on agriculture and horticulture These sessions will bring together participants for a period of time than is permitted by the 45 hours training programme and will allow a fuller development of ideas and share knowledge and skills. Sessions may be on any topic in ESL/EFL and are free and open to all interested parties. Session leaders (moderators), who must be TESOL members, will receive hands-on training in online discussion management and the use of Yahoo! Groups, and they may be asked to help train future session leaders. Moderators need not have previous experience in online teaching. Sessions of EVO must be sponsored by an Interest Section, Caucus, or other member group of TESOL. For further information, please read: What is EVO?


The sessions run for six weeks in January and February.

For descriptions of prior sessions and information on registration, please click the year on the left.


EVO started as a TESOL Special Project in 1999 and was founded in 2000 by Christine Bauer-Ramazani, Tom Robb, and Susan Gaer.

Electronic Village Online (EVO

Basic Climatology in the context of Agiculture Course Sessions