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Use the links below to visit other resources of potential interest:



IATEFL TTEd SIG Events

This blog is mainly for IATEFL TTEd SIG members who cannot make it to the events, and for general ELT public

Academic Word of the Day

From the Student Learning Centre at Massey University, Auckland. This site gives you free daily reading and listening practice of academic English, together with questions and vocabulary from a wide range of online newspaper articles and radio programmes. You can listen online or easily download the 15 minute podcast to your iPod or Mp3 player.

Nik's Learning technology blog

Tips, resources and teaching materials for EFL and ESL teachers

IATEFL Teacher development SIG

The site of our sister SIG. There's an interesting bibliography for Teacher Development, a smallish collection of back articles online and an eclectic links page.

TESL-EJ

There is quite a good selection of online applied linguistics articles here.

Teaching English

This British Council / BBC site offers a huge selection of practical articles and lesson plans that teacher educators may find useful in planning seminars.

The Teacher Trainer Journal

The Teacher Trainer Journal - A Pilgrims Publication, Edited by Tessa Woodward .This practical journal is for those who train, mentor and educate TESOL teachers. You can now subscribe online.

English Language Teaching Journal - ELTJ

You can find online abstracts of articles from ELTJ, but you need to pay a subscription to get the full access to it.

Humanising Language Teaching

Download current and previous issues of this online magazine edited by Mario Rinvolucri. Unzip the files and you have a rich resource of articles, ideas, views and reviews of interest to both teachers and teacher trainers.

The Internet TESL Journal

Lots of suggestions for teaching techniques, lesson plans, articles, back issues. Intended primarily for teachers of English as a Second Language, there's much that trainers may find useful.

TESL-EJ

There is quite a good selection of online applied linguistics articles here.

English Teaching Professional

This site has a smallish selection of articles that may be of interest to teacher trainers. The site is updated regularly, so articles come and go.

Our Mission:

The Teacher Training and Education SIG in IATEFL serves the professional development and networking needs of English Language Teachers of Teachers (ToTs) around the world and contributes to the profession via publications, events and other initiatives aimed at fostering quality teacher education in English.

Our Vision:

The Teacher Training and Education SIG in IATEFL provides leadership in the process, content and product of English Language Teacher Education and is the "point of contact" for those entering the profession, as well as those with more experience as Teacher of Teachers (ToTs).