Filipino Department
International Conference

Call for Papers

“Mother-Tongue and National Language in the K to 12 Curricular Enhancement as Framework for Development”

The Filipino Departments of De La Salle University-Manila (DLSU) and the University of the Philippines (UP), in partnership with the Guro Formation Forum (GFF), and with the support of the Department of Education (DepEd) thru DepEd Advisory No. 86, s. 2014 dated February 18, 2014 and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) thru a CHED Advisory dated January 24, 2014 invite professors, teachers, linguists, NGO workers, graduate students and other interested individuals to submit an abstract for this global conference-workshop.


  • Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE)
  • Instructional Materials Production in Language Teaching
  • Mother Tongue Literacy and Pedagogy/Andragogy
  • Filipino Language and Culture Teaching Overseas
  • Multiculturalism, Multilingualism and Education
  • Globalization, Language, Culture and Society
  • Translation, Culture and Globalization
  • Language and Humanities & the Social Sciences
  • Language and the Exact Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Research on Language/ Culture
  • Language and ASEAN Integration
  • Language Planning
  • Language and Popular Culture
  • Language and Critical Pedagogy
  • Philippine/Filipino Linguistics
  • Language and Identity
  • Language and ICT
  • Language and Nation-building
  • Language and Politics/Politics of Language
  • Language Development of Populations with Special Needs
  • Language, Ethnicity and Indigenous Culture
  • Language and Literature
  • Language, Media and Culture
  • Philippine Studies and Globalization
  • Other Similar/Related Themes

The abstract should could contain no more than 300 words. Please email your abstract and your short bionote to ON OR BEFORE JULY 31, 2014 (Thursday).

As all abstracts will undergo blind review, please submit your abstract and your bionote in 2 separate MS Word file documents.

Here is the downloadable form of this page.

For more information, visit or contact the Filipino Department of De La Salle University: (02) 924-4899; (02) 524-4611 local 509 and/or the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature of the University of the Philippines: (02) 924-4899; (02) 929-0113