International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

Linking, developing and supporting English Language Teaching professionals worldwide


Manchester 2015



49th Annual International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition

Manchester Central, Manchester, UK

11th-14th April 2015

Pre-Conference Events & Associates' Day, 10th April 2015 


The official Conference Programme is now available to view/download:








Presentation details can also be downloaded in the PDF below.

 Plenary Speakers

 Ann Cotton  Carol Ann Duffy  Joy Egbert  Donald Freeman  Harry Kuchah


Want to catch up with some of the presentations?

You can still be part of the conference by watching the online conference, these will be available throughout 2015.

Tune in for live coverage from 10th April 2015

Posters presentations from Manchester


Conference Selections Manchester 2015

All speakers will be contacted shortly regarding their paper for inclusion in our conference selections.  Of course we can not include all, so please read the documents below which will help with submissions.

How To....Webinars

The recordings of these webinars are available to both members and non-members and can be found by clicking on the links below

Madeleine du Vivier - 'How to write an effective IATEFL conference proposal'

September 2013

With 800+ conference proposal submissions IATEFL  has had to become more rigorous in its selection of conference presentation proposals.  Madeleine du Vivier will talk you through the different presentation formats to help you choose the one that best suits you, your topic and potential audience. She will give you tips on how to ensure that your proposal meets the selection criteria, and engage the attention and interest of both the proposals committee and your potential audience at conference.

Susan Barduhn and Catherine Walter - 'How to sessions'

March 2013

'How to get the most out of a conference' presented by Susan Barduhn and 'How to give a presentation at an international conference' presented by Catherine Walter

Highlights from Harrogate 2014

Business Promotional Opportunities


All our sponsorship income is used to ensure our conference is a great experience for all delegates, and allows us to keep our registration fees as affordable as possible.  Sponsorship is also a wonderful opportunity to raise your company's profile to all our delegates.  Here are some testimonials -

'The IATEFL Conference provides ETS with a forum to engage with English Language professionals globally.  The conference is always well attended, and the sponsorship package provides ETS with great exposure.' ETS

'Mailability is happy to continually sponsor IATEFL conferences as many of our clients and prospective clients are in attendance and our sponsorship provides immeasurable PR value'  Mailability

'The IATEFL annual conference is a fantastic opportunity for us at Collins to spread the word about our exciting new titles for learners and teachers of English'  Collins

'Macmillan Education are proud to continue to support the work of IATEFL.  The annual conference has become one of the key events of the year.'  Macmillan

By sponsoring the annual IATEFL conference, Oxford University Press is part of an exciting and worthwhile event that is supporting teachers internationally, something OUP values and believes is important.'  Oxford University Press


We will be launching our 2016 opportunities during the summer.

Future Conference Dates for your diary

2016 - Birmingham ICC, 13-16th April, PCEs 12th April

2017 - Glasgow SECC, 4-7th April, PCEs 3rd April




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