International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

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IATEFL Web Conference

 2015 dates

 Making connections across borders in ELT

The second Web Conference, Making connections across borders in ELT was very well attended by both members and non-members of IATEFL. A big thank you to everyone who joined us and made it such a fantastic couple of days.

We had a selection of 9 talks and three interactive panel discussions over the two days, offering participants the opportunity to get involved and share their experiences. A copy of the programme can be downloaded below.

Download the full programme

If you were unable to join us, missed a session that you wanted to see or just want to listen again, you can find all the recordings from both days in the Member Area of the IATEFL website. Please note that you must be an IATEFL member to be able to access this area. To log in you will need your membership number and password. 

The recordings from Friday 23 October 2015 are available below:

Introduction and welcome by IATEFL President, Marjorie Rosenberg and chair of Elcom, Caroline Moore

Christina Rebuffet-Broadus Improv, confidence and making the passive active

Nathan Arthur Bring out the team-player in your learners: Using project management principles in the classroom

Judy Boyle Education for social justice: human trafficking and the next generation

Interactive panel discussion Creativity and English Language Teaching 

Juup Stelma Language teachers doing research: what, how and why

Interactive panel discussion Teacher research in action


The recordings from Saturday 24 October 2015 are available below:

Introduction and welcome by IATEFL President, Marjorie Rosenberg

Stephen Ryan Psychology in language learning: What's in it for teachers? 

Dr. Laxman Gnawali EFL Pedagogy in difficult classrooms

Thais Regina Santos Borges I speak Brazilian English: A non-native perspective of EFL teaching and learing in Brazil

Susan Hillyard & Mercedes Viola Inclusive education - practically speaking

Interactive panel discussion Inclusive education - practically speaking

Paul Driver EdTech & creative media practice in ELT





2014 Web Conference - Hot topics across borders in ELT 

IATEFL had its first Web Conference over the weekend of the 18th and 19th October 2014.

We held 12 inspiring sessions over two days focused on “Hot Topics: across borders in ELT”, and was an extremely successful event.

The full programme including session titles, timetables and much more can be found below

Our thanks go out to all the presenters as well as all of the participants who took the time to share their ideas, thoughts and impressions.


Recordings of all the sessions are available to IATEFL members only and can be accessed by going to the members only area of the IATEFL website and logging in using your membership ID and password. 


Herbert Puchta, 'Taking our learners seriously' - 

Naomi Ganin-Epstein, 'The EUREKA moment' - 

Philip Kerr, 'Leveraging new technology for learner choice: adaptive solutions'{phocadownl - oad view=file|id=310|target=s}

Waleed Nureldeen and Katie Quartano, 'Beyond the borders of just teaching English: using the ELT classroom to raise social awareness'

Marisa Constantinides, 'How I got here - tales of online professional development'



Evan Frendo, 'So you want to teach Business English'

Barbara Sinclair, 'Learner autonomy: wha's "hot" and what matters'

Marie Delaney, 'Challenging thinking on challenging behaviour' - 

Graham Stanley, 'Killer bunnies and the quest for the magic carrot'

Chia Suan Chong, 'What do English language teachers do all day'

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