MaWSIG: Summer in the city! [EVENT]

We're excited as MaWSIG is hosting a Summer Meetup in London on Thursday 30 June 2016. With lots happening in ELT publishing since the IATEFL conference in April, it will be the perfect way for friends, colleagues and MaWSIG members to catch up with what everyone’s been doing. It's going to be a great evening with a relaxed atmosphere to network and chat in. [...]

#IATEFL16 kicks off today!

We're excited as the IATEFL International Annual Conference & Exhibition kicks off today! With over 2,500 ELT professionals from more than 100 countries attending and a 4-day programme of around 500 talks, workshops and symposiums as well as a vibrant social programme, it's going to be a great few days. Sophie from emc, who is also on the MaWSIG events [...]

MaWSIG's Free Online Festival

On Saturday 7th November, IATEFL's Materials Writing Special Interest Group (MaWSIG) will be holding their free online festival MaWFest from 10.30 am GMT. Sophie from emc has organised the event and has secured a great line-up of professionals from within the industry. There will be webinars with David Duffield from the Copyright Licensing Agency, Andrew Walkley from [...]

@MaWSIG's next Meetup with @ELT_T2W opens its doors to non-IATEFL members!

MaWSIG, the Materials Writing Special Interest Group for IATEFL, is hosting a join Meetup with ELT Teacher 2 Writer on Wednesday 23rd September, in Oxford. In a bid to foster even more networking opportunities for newbie ELT writers they have made available a few tickets for non-IATEFL members to buy. This is exciting news as it [...]

Event: MaWSIG May

It's nearly time for MaWSIG May! After a successful PCE in April, MaWSIG will be doing a series of webinars throughout the month of May. We're excited to see what speakers at the forefront of ELT have in store for us. Here's a quick round up of the webinars you can expect to see: 6th [...]

Post IATEFL and the future of ELT from a design perspective

Last week Sophie, along with 1000's of other ELT professionals, congregated in Harrogate for IATEFL's 2014 conference. Along with helping to run the Material Writing SIG's first ever Pre Conference Event Writing for Digital and SIG Day Sophie was also asked to speak on the Future of ELT at eltjam.com's IATEFL fringe event. Below is a [...]

A week of ELT fun at IATEFL

Next week 1,000's of ELT professionals, from all over the world, will be making their way to Harrogate for the 48th IATEFL (International Association of Teaching English as a Foreign Language) conference. And joining them is us! Sophie will be at IATEFL all week, kicking off by helping to organise the first Materials Writing Special [...]

Materials Writing (MaW) SIG: Invitation for publication submissions

MaWSIG the newest IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) Special Interest Group are planning their first publication and invite submissions for this and future publications. They would like to invite people to submit articles on a wide range of topics related to writing and publishing ELT materials. The publications are likely [...]