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My dream has come true! (Julia Koifman)

My first steps in teaching and immigration I have been teaching English for 26 years now. I started my career in Simferopol, Ukraine and taught English at the junior-high school. I also worked as a translator and taught Business English … 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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ELT events and the gender balance of speakers (Tessa Woodward)

Been to an ELT event lately? Lots of women teachers there? Quite a few women presenting workshops too? Great! How about the plenary speakers? One woman and four men, you say. Hmmm. That’s a pity! Why is gender balance at … Continue reading

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From Checklist to Reality Check: The Never-ending Nature of Professional Development (Wiktoria Parysek)

Last year, after completing the input portion of my CertIBET with Helen Strong (IATEFL BESIG’s Events Coordinator) I made an action plan for my future as an English instructor. If you’re a CELTA graduate or have completed any kind of … 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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Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA) (by Arifa Rahman)

The Bangladesh English Language Teachers Association (BELTA) is a registered non-profit professional forum for ELT practitioners in Bangladesh, a country in South Asia, small in size but with a massive population. BELTA was first established in 1984 and was an … Continue reading

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