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!

Dealing with distractions

In this guest post, Rachael Roberts looks at the reasons why it’s so easy to get distracted, and offers some possible solutions. How easy do you find it to focus on your writing work? The answer to that question probably depends on two main factors: first, what external distractions there are. Particularly at the moment […]

IATEFL Global Get-together 2020 – Inclusive ELT materials: Q&A

As part of the recent IATEFL Global Get-together held on 18–19 April, five SIGs came together to discuss the issue of inclusion in materials writing. The five SIGs were IPSEN SIG, represented by Dr Anne Margaret Smith, YLT SIG, represented by David Valente (also moderator), Global Issues SIG, represented by Linda Ruas, LIT SIG, represented […]