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Benefits of NATECLA membership

Who joins NATECLA?

ESOL teacher in the UKWe attract membership from:

  • Institutions such as further education colleges, adult education centres and community centres that provide ESOL programmes and private language schools that deliver EFL courses
  • Individual members who work in colleges, adult education centres and in the community, as teachers, managers, examiners and assessors, inspectors and teacher trainers
  • Volunteers or retired teachers who work with English language learners and wish to take advantage of membership benefits at a lower cost
  • Trainee teachers who wish to take advantage of FREE membership for one year. You must be working towards a CELTA, a Trinity CertTESOL, a PGCE, a Masters in TESOL or ELT or an additional relevant qualification. 

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Key benefits

From only £15 per year (or free for new student members) our members receive a range of invaluable benefits:

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  • Access to our programme of high quality conferences, including the NATECLA National Weekend Conference – known throughout the sector as the leading event in the ESOL calendar – and regular one-day conferences held at locations throughout the country. Many of these events are free or reduced in price to members 
  • Bespoke ELT training sessions to meet local and national needs – this is an opportunity for practitioners to network, keep up to date with the latest developments in the field and acquire new teaching techniques for the classroom
  • IATEFL basic membershipReduced IATEFL membership (The International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) - NATECLA has an affiliate relationship with the organisation which allows our members to join IATEFL on a basic membership rate. In 2016/17 this rate was only £21 for the year. IATEFL basic members are entitled to:
    • Member discounts at IATEFL events
    • A copy of each edition of their IATEFL magazine, Voices, which is published six times per year
    • Ability to purchase membership of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) at only £20 per SIG
Find out more about IATEFL membership on their website or email info@natecla.org.uk for your IATEFL membership form. 


Institutional membership

NATECLA's inhouse training serviceInstitutions who join NATECLA receive all the benefits mentioned above. In addition, they will be entitled to:



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