Category Archives: IATEFL

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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Helping to ensure a safe and positive community (Jon Burton)

One of the greatest strengths of IATEFL has always been its nature as ‘a big family’ with members supporting each other, sharing ideas and discussing the topics of the day. But how do we support and protect this in the … Continue reading

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The IATEFL Presidency and Vice Presidency (Marjorie Rosenberg)

Now that I am a Past President of IATEFL and finishing my term as a Trustee as Vice President, it seemed like a good time for a blogpost on how all this works. There are eight members on the Board … 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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Voices – call for review writers

We are coming up to the IATEFL annual Web Conference and Voices traditionally commissions people to review the sessions for the Spring issue of the newsletter. We thought it would be good to ask blog readers to help us out and … Continue reading

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