INGILIZCE EGITIMI DERNEGI
ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
IATEFL ASSOCIATE & TESOL AFFILIATE
WHAT EXACTLY IS INGED/ELEA?
The acronym stands for INGILIZCE EGITIMI DERNEGI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION.
The association, which was founded in 1995, aims to bring together English Language Professionals from all levels of education in Turkey.
Anybody who is involved in English teaching in or outside Turkey can join INGED.
WHAT ARE OUR AIMS?
INGED, the English Language Teachers' Association in Turkey, is a professional and educational association.
- is not related to any political party and does not get involved in politics.
- aims to help English teachers and/or anyone involved with English language education:
- to exchange professional experiences, opinions and findings;
- to follow the latest developments in English language education,
- to self-develop, to develop English language education by using contemporary scientific methods and techniques.
OUR VISION & MISSION
HOW DOES IT OPERATE?
- INGED is administered by a seven-member Executive Board.
- A General Assembly Meeting is held every year.
WHAT CAN INGED OFFER YOU?
- Professional Development through seminars and workshops throughout the year as well as the Annual International 2-day convention with well-known speakers from overseas as well as Turkey,
- A forum in which to exchange ideas share problems and find solutions on classroom teaching,
- Developmental opportunities through teacher training and trainer training seminars organised in collaboration with Ministry of Education,
- A quarterly newsletter, containing articles, practical descriptions of activities by members, detailed descriptions of conference and seminar sessions to inform members who were unable to attend, information on local and international events as well as affiliate (IATEFL & TESOL) news,
- A chance to join IATEFL & TESOL at a reduced price,
- Participation in the Annual Drama Festivals, one in Ankara and one in Istanbul, organised for elementary school students to give them a chance to display their language skills and practise using English in an enjoyable atmosphere,
- A chance to get discounts on ELT books & dictionaries from publishers.
HOW CAN I BECOME A MEMBER?
- The annual membership fee is 20 TL.
- The fee entitles you to free admission to all the INGED days, workshops and seminars. You can attend the Annual International Convention at a reduced price.
- The INGED address is Temel Ingilizce Bölümü, ODTU, 06531, Ankara.
- You can pay through the Yapi Kredi Bankasi and Turkiye Is Bankasi INGED accounts.