Tag Archives: IATEFL

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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Editing IATEFL Conference Selections (by Tania Pattison)

Very soon, you will find the latest issue of IATEFL Conference Selections coming through your letter box – or into your inbox if you have opted for the digital version. In this blog post, editor Tania Pattison tells you how … Continue reading

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How IATEFL shaped my journey (by Gerhard Erasmus)

Like many other teachers around the world, my route into ELT was poorly planned and probably a little haphazard at best. I came to Asia having quit a career I did not enjoy back home and with little in terms … Continue reading

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Simon Greenall

Simon Greenall is a long-time member and past president of IATEFL. He very kindly agreed to be the first individual member featured on the blog. We’d like to feature posts by members from across the organisation, especially (but not exclusively!) … 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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