Author Archives: sandymillin

IATEFL membership for personal and professional development (Latsouck Gueye)

In today’s society, changing faster than ever, teachers are faced with the challenge of how to adapt to changes in the field of methodology as well as technology to design courses that cater best for students’ needs. In this process … Continue reading

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Copyright and Copywrong (Katherine Bilsborough)

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that copyright has got nothing to do with you. It has! Whether you’re a teacher, a Director of Studies, a language school owner, a teacher trainer, a materials writer or an author, copyright is … Continue reading

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Q & A from Mike Harrison’s webinar on using graphic organisers

On 21st October 2017, Mike Harrison presented the following IATEFL webinar: Visualising your thinking – ideas for using graphic organisers with learners and teachers Making decisions is difficult – whether that’s the case for you as a teacher trying to work out … Continue reading

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Q & A from Nicola Meldrum’s webinar on technology and teacher-led development

On 19th August 2017, Nicola Meldrum presented the following IATEFL webinar: How can technology support and facilitate teacher development? In this webinar we will focus on collaborative development supported by technology. We will look at different tech tools that teachers can … Continue reading

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A life-changing experience (Saula Aguilar)

IATEFL and my dream Going to the 51st International IATEFL Conference, in Glasgow, was one of the best things that could have happened to me personally as well as professionally. I will never forget all the wonderful things I witnessed … Continue reading

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The first workshop of CI-ATEFL (Cote d’Ivoire Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) (Marcos Ngoran)

CI-ATEFL is the Cote d’Ivoire Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language. Cote d’Ivoire is in the west of Africa: The association won the 2016 IATEFL Projects grant to train 40 teachers of English in the use of Information and Communication … Continue reading

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Q & A from Laura Patsko’s webinar on teaching pronunciation for English as a Lingua Franca

On 9th September 2017, Laura Patsko presented the following IATEFL webinar: Teaching pronunciation for English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) What do learners of English need to sound like? Who do they speak to? Who needs to understand them? Who do they … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at the IATEFL blog (Sandy Millin)

Now that the IATEFL blog has been running for a year, I thought it was high time to share a post about what happens behind the scenes. Why does the blog exist? The aim of the IATEFL blog is to … Continue reading

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IATEFL: Dream and Reality (Syke Annamma Kumaran)

I heard the acronym IATEFL for the first time only in 2010 at the age of 32, which was 8 years after finishing my M.A. in English. I was attending the 41st annual international conference of ELTAI (English Language Teachers Association of … Continue reading

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FAAPI’s CPD objectives fulfilled once again (Federación Argentina de Asociaciones de Profesores de Inglés)

Federación Argentina de Asociaciones de Profesores de Inglés (FAAPI) is a group of twenty-two teacher associations in Argentina. FAAPI’s conference is the most important ELT academic event in the country and is organised by a different sister association every year. In September … Continue reading

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