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 [...]

Writing for Digital (IATEFL's MaWSIG Pre Conference Event)

On Tuesday 1st April IATEFL's Materials Writing Special Interest Group (MaWSIG) will hold its first ever Pre-Conference Event at IATEFL's yearly international conference. It's going to be a really hands-on and interesting day discussing the latest thinking on Writing for Digital. Guest speakers are: Lucy Norris, Jeremy Day, Kath Bilsborough and Laurie Harrison. As ELT publishing continues its [...]

A Look Back at 2013

2013 was a very busy and challenging year for emc design. With a large volume of work throughout, we really had to continuously provide the level of commitment and skill that our clients expect and that we strive to provide. The year saw many changes, both for us as a company and the industry as [...]

IATEFL MaWSIG Event – "New Directions in ELT Materials Writing"

With little over a month until the first IATEFL MaWSIG event takes place, two-thirds of the tickets have already been sold! So get your tickets before they all disappear. The conference is looking to be a really great day, with many excellent speakers and key industry experts participating in panel discussions. Here is an overview [...]

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Upcoming IATEFL MaWSIG Events

We are pleased to announce that Sophie, our Business Development Manager here at emc design, will be co-ordinating three upcoming events for IATEFL. IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) is an organisation for English Language Teachers to develop and support each other throughout the world. They regularly post their online [...]

Major Company Update

You may or may not have noticed the increase in activity from us lately (twitter, facebook, linked in) and there is a very good reason for that... In the run up to Christmas we have a packed schedule: lots of ELT & Educational Design Projects, a very exciting secret project, planning MaWSIG Events, more growth plans and [...]

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 [...]

What a busy summer we've had

The UK has seen some of its hottest temperatures for a few years this summer but whilst the rest of the country may have been donning their sun hats and relaxing by the sea emc design has been hard at work having had some of our busiest months on record. We've invested in a whole [...]