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What is IATEFL?

With over 4,000 members on 6 continents, the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) is one of the most thriving communities of ELT teachers in the world. Our mission is to “link, develop and support English Language Teaching professionals worldwide”. For 50 years the association has grown, as has the range of benefits available to members.

Why join IATEFL?
  • Join a global community of English language teaching professionals: teachers, trainers, materials writers, managers, publishers, assessors, lecturers, students in over 120 countries
  • Apply to be a speaker at IATEFL conferences, webinars and events
  • Our bi-monthly publication, Voices
  • Join one or more of our 16 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and keep up to date in your specific area and network with others who have the same professional interests as you
  • Publish your work on the IATEFL Blog, in Voices and in SIG publications
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Exclusive discounts from publishers on books and annual subscriptions
  • Access an extensive archive of publications and webinars, including our Web Conferences
  • Discounted rates for all IATEFL events

Which membership should I choose?
Find out more about Individual Membership
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How do I join IATEFL?

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