Why Become a Member

What is İngiliz Dili Öğretimi ve Mesleki Gelişim Derneği (TESOL)?

İngiliz Dili Öğretimi ve Mesleki Gelişim Derneği (TESOL) is a non-profit professional association which was officially founded in June 2017 in Turkey after having functioned as T-PLUS (Trainers' Professional Learning and Unlimited Sharing) since 2012.

Anyone involved in any aspect of English language teaching (curriculum, assessment, management, professional development, and so forth.) both within and outside Turkey can become a member of this association.

How do we operate?

İngiliz Dili Öğretimi ve Mesleki Gelişim Derneği (TESOL) is administered by a 5-member Board of Directors and 3-member Supervisory Committee.

What are the membership benefits?

Professional Development through



local events

annual convention with well-known national and international speakers

teacher training and trainer training courses


online conferences


networking opportunities

Active involvement opportunity in Professional Councils

Affiliate network


Events Planning


Free subscription to Newsletter & other publications

Opportunity to become a member of professional learning communities (SIGS)

Scholarships & Awards


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