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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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