IATEFL YLTSIG provides
Face to face and virtual
Networking possibilities with YL ELT professionals to share best global practices, action research and innovative ideas
Specialist advice on all aspects of TEYLs including child protection, classroom practice, assessment, materials and teacher training
LINKING, DEVELOPING & SUPPORTING
Early Years, Primary and Secondary ELT professionals
worldwide for over 30 years!
Join IATEFL now and choose YLTSIG: members.iatefl.org
Access our biannual publication TEYLT Worldwide featuring articles on Early Years, Primary, Lower and Upper Secondary.
Priority given to members to contribute articles to TEYLT Worldwide, be a monthly guest blogger or webinar speaker as well as a speaker at our annual Web Conference.
Access our extensive archive of past SIG newsletters and webinars on a wide variety of specialist TEYLs topics.
Receive SIG support, publicity and input for YL ELT events delivered by your institution / association.
Participate as a speaker or delegate in our annual SIG face to face events at a reduced rate (including the Pre Conference Event in the UK).
And all the other benefits of being an IATEFL member!
IATEFL YLTSIG PCE, 2020
Sharing languages: Celebrating children’s and teenagers’ multilingualism in ELT
The 2020 YLTSIG PCE aims to enable YL ELT professionals to move from a monolingual to a multilingual mindset and support increasingly multicultural societies to be inclusive of diversity, accepting of difference and celebrate the skills of multilingual children and teenagers.
For more information and to register, please visit here
YLTSIG Annual Web Conference
Opening the ‘YL’ Umbrella: Fostering Age-Appropriate Pedagogies in ELT
3-day event, 25 – 27 October 2019
We are looking for speakers to participate in the IATEFL YLTSIG annual web conference. The 2019 conference aims to move away from ‘YL’ as an umbrella term and showcase fresh pedagogies for different age ranges. If you are interested in presenting, please visit our Events page to find out how to get involved.
Webinars for CPD
Watch two recent YLTSIG showcase webinars and share with your colleagues!
Our YouTube channel has many newly uploaded recordings! These outstanding webinars include topics related to Early Years, Primary and Secondary ELT. Subscribe and look out for up coming YLTSIG webinars: https://www.youtube.com/iateflyltsig
Articles for CPD
Join YLTSIG to access archived editions of ‘TEYLT Worldwide’.
Here’s a sneak preview of three outstanding articles from previous editions:
‘Delta Module 2 with Young Learners: a contradiction in terms?’
by David Valente, TEYLT Worldwide Issue 2, 2018
‘Fun and Enjoyment: The same thing, right? Wrong’
by Diana England, TEYLT Worldwide, Issue 1, 2017
‘Intercultural Competence in Secondary ELT – 30 Years of Change’
by Kate Cory-Wright, Special Pearl Anniversary Edition, 2016