Access to regular professional development workshops run by ELT professionals: We have had Scott Thornbury, Hugh Dellar, and Julie Moore. Refer to the Events pages for more information on previous and future workshops. As a member of ELTA-Rhine, you can also attend workshops organised by our sister associations in Germany. Added together, this gives you a whopping 60 hours of CPD a year!

Members only groups


Access to members’ only groups & social events: We have monthly Tech Talk meetings which are informal sessions where we discuss all things related to educational technology. It is also the place to try out new things and receive feedback on your own work or ideas.
We have a literature group as well as a choir. We also have an annual end-of-year party – 2020’s online social event was a great success!



Quarterly ELTA-News and monthly Events Newsletter: Need we say more? ELTA-News brings you information and stories from our region – read about what our members are doing, discover new teaching materials in our review section or start your writing career with us by contributing an article. The Events Newsletter gives you an overview of events, both local and abroad.

Find a trainer


Professional directory “Find a trainer”: Add your name and expertise to the professional directory – many people have found work through this.

Mailing list & network


Advertise jobs, get rid of unwanted books, seek help: Join one of our online groups and network with other colleagues. You can also network by getting involved in the association. Do you have expertise you can share? Would you like to organise a social event? Get in touch with us!

IATEFL membership


As an associate of IATEFL, our members can join IATEFL at a reduced rate. Membership benefits include free membership in one Special Interest Group (SIG), monthly newsletter as well as a wealth of workshops to choose from.

Trainerversorgung e.V.


Our cooperation with Trainerversorgung e.V. entitles you to discounted membership – 20€ off of the normal joining price. Membership gives you access to discounted finance and insurance products tailored to trainers (TVbasic) or even access to basic legal and tax advice (TVplus). You will also receive a 15% reduction on attending any Trainerversorgung e.V. events. For more detailed information about the membership options and benefits, please visit their website here:

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