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Welcome to the Young Learners and Teenagers Special Interest Group of IATEFL, UK.


YLTSIG represents members in many different countries and contexts including early years settings, primary and secondary schools, language centres and EAL. Members are found in the mainstream and private sectors, as well as in teacher education, materials and content development and academic management.  Our community includes ELT practitioners working with different age groups (ranging from 2 to 17 year olds).

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IATEFL offers a unique chance to teachers like you to meet like-minded professionals from all over the world. IATEFL membership lasts for one year and you will be contacted by post and via email inviting you to renew when your membership is nearing the end of the year. For example, if your membership starts on 1 June, your membership will end on 30 May. You will keep the same membership number for the duration of your membership with IATEFL and the number will always be associated with you.

If you would like to join us as a member please go to www.iatefl.org and click on Join Now. We aim to process your membership application within two working days from receiving payment. The IATEFL Membership Officer can be contacted at membership@iatefl.org

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LTSIG and YLTSIG Joint PCE In Birmingham, 12 April 2016

Tech it easy with children and teenagers Teaching children and teenagers requires a principled educator role by ensuring teaching is age appropriate and fully in tune with the learning needs of different age groups. Teachers in today’s classrooms are faced with growing demands from academic managers, parents / carers and the learners themselves to utilise […]

May 10, 2016

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Making Connections Across Borders in ELT Web Conference

IATEFL are holding their second annual Web conference this October. Making connections across borders in ELT will be held over two days: Friday 23 October 2015 at 13.00 GMT-19.45 GMT (14.00-20.45 BST)  To check your local time please click here Saturday 24 October 2015 at 7.30-14.30 GMT (8.30-15.30 BST). To check your local time  please click here Talks will include the development of […]

April 30, 2016

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The Power of the Arts to Empower

Susan Hillyard, B.Ed.(Hons) will examine the power of the Arts in education to empower the individual to construct a more equitable and sustainable society. We will explore recent changes in global educational paradigms and seek a vision for a better global society taking into account the Earth Charter, worldwide movements for a more creative curriculum […]

April 30, 2016

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IATEFL YLTSIG C&TS Newsletter: Issue 1, 2015 i s out!

IATEFL YLTSIG C&TS Issue 1, 2015 is out. Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not […]

April 30, 2016

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