Welcome to MaWSIG

We are the IATEFL Materials Writing Special Interest Group. We provide support for materials writers of all levels of experience, whether you've been publishing for years, are taking the first steps in sharing your materials with a wider audience, or want to improve what you use in your classroom every day. We're an active SIG, with lots going on. Take a look at our blog, Twitter, Instagram and facebook, keep up with our webinars, or join one of our face-to-face events. What are you waiting for? Join MaWSIG!

Meet MaWSIG webinars: From general to specific – Materials for EAP vocabulary teaching

In this post, MaWSIG Joint Events Coordinator Clare Maas follows up on some of the questions that were raised in the Q&A session at her Meet MaWSIG webinar. The recording of the webinar is available here. The first few minutes of my talk are not included in the recording, so I’ll summarise my introduction briefly before […]

Meet MaWSIG webinars: To be or not to be (tokenistic)

In this post, MaWSIG Coordinator Aleksandra Popowski summarises the talk she gave at the first in the series of our Meet MaWSIG webinars. According to the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary, tokenism refers to ‘actions that are the result of pretending to give advantage to those groups in society who are often treated unfairly, in order to […]