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GISIG and me. And you! (Gergő Fekete)

G I S I G. 5 letters, 12 committee members, 162 members, and a lot of enthusiastic followers. Even though our Global Issues SIG is considered small among IATEFL’s SIGs, we are very proud of what we represent and what … Continue reading

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Me, myself, and I…ATEFL (James Egerton)

Teachers’ associations. 5 years ago. Say what you see: dull, pointless, port, tweed. The ‘hindsight revisionist’ in me would love to say that I was just setting off on my teaching career at this point, but the raw reality is … Continue reading

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How IATEFL scholarships work (Maureen McGarvey)

It’s that time of year again! April 2018 may seem a long way off, but applications for scholarships for the 2018 annual IATEFL Conference in Brighton have been open for a couple of weeks. The closing date for applications is … Continue reading

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Why me? (David Crystal)

A question I’m often asked is how I became patron of IATEFL. The short answer is that Catherine Walter, who had the presidential role in 1993, asked me. And I asked her: Why me? For I am in no way … Continue reading

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Q & A from Anthony Gaughan’s webinar on 40 things to do with a text

On 6th May 2017, Anthony Gaughan presented the following IATEFL webinar: 40 things to do with a text In this session I will share 40 quick and dirty things to do with texts in our classes.  Many of these ideas will be … Continue reading

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My 4 Cs of IATEFL membership (Clare Maas)

Conferences I attended my first IATEFL conference in 2008. I was in awe and overwhelmed at the same time. I tried to attend as many sessions as I possibly could, which kind of back-fired and meant I went back to … Continue reading

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My first IATEFL conference (various authors)

This post is a collection of summaries from four different people who attended the IATEFL conference for the first time in Glasgow in 2017.  Shay Coyne About me I’m a freelance educational consultant specialising in young learners and teacher training … Continue reading

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Diary of a scholarship winner, part 3 (Katy Muench)

This is the second of a three-part series by Katy Muench, one of the Glasgow 2017 scholarship winners. In part one, she introduced herself and told you about the process of applying for and getting a scholarship. In part two, she told … Continue reading

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Diary of a scholarship winner, part 2 (Katy Muench)

This is the second of a three-part series by Katy Muench, one of the Glasgow 2017 scholarship winners. In part one, she introduced herself and told you about the process of applying for and getting a scholarship. In this part, she will … Continue reading

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Q & A from Chaz Pugliese’s webinar on creating motivation

On 18th March 2017, Chaz Pugliese presented the following IATEFL webinar: Creating Motivation, Creating Learning I believe in local research, so a few years ago I conducted interviews with over a hundred of my students in Paris, where I’m based. The … Continue reading

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