Encouraging gender balance among speakers at UK events for Teachers of Englishto Speakers of Other Languages/Teachersof English as a Foreign Language. (TESOL/TEFL)

Come and meet us!

When? Thursday, 3rd April, 2014 from 7.00pm to 8.00 pm
Where? The Harrogate International (Conference) Centre, Queens 3

Come along to the get-together of the friends of the list at the upcoming IATEFL, Harrogate, UK international conference.
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What is 'The Fair List'?

The Fair List is an annual award that celebrates excellence of gender balance in plenary speakers, presenters and speaker panels at ELT events, in the UK. We believe that better gender balance at UK ELT events ensures wider coverage of relevant topics and a more balanced perspective on the issues affecting both women and men in their professional lives.Read More

Get involved

Are you organising, presenting at or participating in a UK ELT event soon? Have a look at the checklists that will help you get organised and remember just about everything you need to make your event successful! However, what if you are concerned to provide a good gender balance of speakers/presenters/workshop leaders at your event?Read More

Those already involved!

People supporting the initial launch of
The Fair List include: Pam Aboshiha, Susan Barduhn, Christine Barker, Briony Beaven, Mojca Belak, Anne Burns, Marion Cooper, Melissa Cudmore, Jill Florent, Anthony Gaughan, Akos Gerold, Kathleen Graves, Simon Greenall, Eryl Griffiths, Jeremy Harmer, Bill Harris, Nicky Hockly, Jenny Johnson, Fiona Johnston, Anne Katz, Sue Leather, Chris LimaRead More


‘A checklist for organising conferences’

by Marjorie Rosenberg

from The Teacher Trainer Journal Vol. 19 No.1 2005.


‘A checklist for organising and running a teachers’ workshop’

by The January Trainers

from The Teacher Trainer Journal Vol. 22 No.2 2008.


‘Tips on how to give a presentation at an international conference’

by Catherine Walter






Thanks to Sandie Morao, I realised that on this blog I should have a ‘blog roll’.
First of all, I had to learn what one was!

According to Susan Gunelius…

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Marjorie Rosenberg

Gender Balance in the International Association for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) Webinar Series

Before the Annual IATEFL Conference in Liverpool in 2013, I contacted Marjorie Rosenberg to see if she could send me information regarding IATEFL Business English Special I … (read more…)




How often do you attend ELT events in the UK as a speaker or participant?

What do you notice about the range of speakers and presenters?