Welcome to ARLE!

The International Association for Research in L1 Education welcomes researchers, teachers, teacher educators, subject methodology teachers involved in the teaching of language and literature. Join the association for free and to participate in conferences, book publications, newsletters and the research journal L1 - Educational Studies in Language and Literature to exchange the experiences and to learn from other educational cultures.
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ARLE is since 2014 the continuation of International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Education (IAIMTE), established in 1996 by Ken Watson (Australia) en Gert Rijlaarsdam (Netherlands).














Conversion: IAIMTE became ARLE

Alle members were invited to participate in the general members meeting during the 10th IAIMTE conference in Odense, 2015. Documents here

ARLE conference

The 11th ARLE conference summer 2017, Tallinn, Estonia. ARLE conferences now replace the IAIMTE conferences.
June 15-17 2017; PhD Pre conference June 14.
Conference chair: Prof. Dr Krista Kerge.
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ARLE's SIG Educational Linguistics launched website
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