IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) holds the biggest and most widely attended English Language Teaching conference every spring. Well-known authors, such as Scott Thorbury, Ken Wilson, Luke Meddings, Jeremy Harmer, Penny Ur, Lindsay Clandfield and many, many others regularly attend and give talks.
From April 8 – 12, 2013, this valuable conference will be held in Liverpool, UK. With a registration fee of over $300 plus travel and accommodations, Canadian teachers are often in low attendance.
You, however, can still go! IATEFL has a variety of scholarships available to apply for that range in reward from conference registration waivers to all expenses paid! Why not scope them out and try? I know I will. Don’t put it off because it’s in April though. They are very organised and some deadlines are August 23!