International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
Linking, developing and supporting English Language Teaching professionals worldwide
IATEFL membership gives you access to a worldwide network of English language teachers, plus a host of exclusive benefits:
Reduced conference rates
Up to 25% off on our Annual Conference which attracts over 2,500 international delegates every year plus reduced rates for a wide range of additional ELT events, seminars and conferences around the world.
Apply to be a presenter
The opportunity to apply to be a speaker at IATEFL conferences, seminars and events
Take up individual membership and join any one of our 16 Special Interest Groups as part of your subscription fee. You will receive newsletters and resources from the SIG to which you have subscribed. You can also sign up for additional groups for a minimal cost.
Reduced rates on IATEFL publications
Purchase our publications for reduced costs plus receive a free copy of our annual Conference Selections publication; a collection of papers presented at the last IATEFL annual conference.
Special offers on periodicals
Reduced rates and discounts on a range of leading ELT publications
Six issues of IATEFL Voices, our bi-monthly magazine – and you can contribute articles too!
Access to scholarships
Nearly 30 Scholarship schemes - many exclusive for members - that offer assistance to attend and present at our main conferences.
Invitations to take part in the monthly IATEFL Webinars from leading ELT professionals to support your Continuing Professional Development (CPD). For more details and links to previous webinars please click here.
Join today to be part of a community with over 4000 members and 100 Teaching Associations around the world.
We offer different membership types at different rates. Please download the document below for an overview of the different categories, benefits and costs.
If you are a teacher in the first five years of your ELT career why not consider taking out an Early Career Teacher (ECT) membership? As an ECT member of IATEFL, we are pleased to offer you two years of membership for the price of one, as a little extra support for you as you embark on your ELT career. Early Career Teacher (ECT) Membership is available for new teachers of EFL (less than five years) who are also new to IATEFL.
Join online today or download a copy of the membership application form and email, fax or post it back to the IATEFL team for processing.
Standard membership form can be used for individual, retired, student or institutional membership applications or renewals.
Early Career Teachers membership application form.
If you would like to find out more about IATEFL, have any questions or just need a hand completing the membership form, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)1795 591414. We look forward to welcoming you soon!