Supporting Quality English Teaching

Main Exhibitors' Hall

Main Exhibitors' Hall

Main Exhibitors' Hall

Hi I'm John Tucker.   Normally, I work as part of British Council's Aptis team but this week I have the special duty of blogging from this year's IATEFL conference.


If you're busy in the classroom and not able to be in here in person, I highly recommend you follow the conference digitally and catch up

As the sun sets on Liverpool IATEFL Conference 2013, all that's left for me to do is reflect on the last day.  Can you guess the secret? No, it's not that I wasn't actually in attendance at the conference and the blog posts are fabricated 'insitu reporting'! No, it isn't that I picked up so many free samples from publishers I could

'Well, what do you think?' This seemed to be the question I heard most frequently during Day 3.  There were so many discussions about the direction of ELT and where it may or may not be heading.  I thought I'd share with you some of the key points from the day.  I'd love to hear your ideas on any of the

'Tis the night before the conference and all through the Liverpool house, not a creature is stirring not even a mouse. Well, actually it's the fabulous, fun-loving city of Liverpool so hard for nothing to stir, in fact it's been positively spinning since I arrived. First, the Grand National horse race on Saturday, then a big footie game on Sunday, but most importantly the