TESOLANZ produces a Newsletter, published three times a year, and an annual Journal of academic articles.

The Newsletter and Journal are distributed free to members. Non-members can purchase copies using the order form.

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The Teaching Tips from newsletters have been assembled on their own page.

The Executive member responsible for publications is Annette Tate.

Research Projects:  Bilingual or multilingual ESOL teachers with intercultural teaching experiences wanted as Research Study Participants for a PhD research project. It involves sharing intercultural classroom experiences in a Focus group discussion (about 60-90 minutes) and/or in a One-on-one interview (about 45-60 minutes). You will receive a small koha (petrol voucher) for your participation. Your name or that of your workplace will not be used in the study. If you have any questions or are interested in participating, please contact Rohan Willis at: 022 657 1451 or Email

Rachel Matthewman is a third year student at Ara Polytechnic doing a research project on students from Japan and China to discover whether they change their learning styles once they begin studying in New Zealand. To do this Rachel needs to survey ESOL teachers who have taught here in New Zealand. The survey is completely anonymous and only takes a few minutes here

Scholarship opportunity: PhD scholarship/studentship associated with the National Science Challenge – A Better Start project. ‘A Better Start: E Tipu E Rea’ National Science Challenge is a New Zealand-wide research project investigating the impact of culturally responsive literacy, health, and well-being interventions to improve outcomes for children from vulnerable communities. Researchers in this project are seeking an appropriate candidate to undertake work in the area of emergent bilingualism and digital technologies with vulnerable children, in the eastern communities of Christchurch. Amy Scott, PhD
Research Assistant to 'A Better Start' E Tipu e Rea - Literacy. Email 

TIRF Competition: The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF) established the TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research on Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts to honor the contributions of their educator and association founder.  For more information regarding this competition go here. They are inviting nominations for the 2018 TIRF Alatis Prize competition. Nominations are invited for outstanding articles or chapters that were published during calendar years of 2016 or 2017. There is a prize of $500 to be awarded for an article or chapter published in English and dealing with some aspect of language policy or planning in educational contexts. 




TESOLANZ members can now obtain a discount of 30% off Multilingual Matters subscriptions and 30% off their books.

To obtain your discount,members must first email Multilingual Matters with your name, contact details and
membership number.
(If you have mislaid your membership card, you can email the Secretary to request your number.)

Once registered, you can order books with the discount by going through the
membership page:

Please note that this is not available to non-members.

Multilingual Matters is an international independent publishing house,
with lists in the areas of bilingualism, bilingual education, second/foreign
language learning, sociolinguistics, translation and books for parents.
It also publishes academic journals and a newsletter for parents.

Further details from



Pavilion Publishing - Member Discounts

Pavilion offers offer TESOLANZ members a 5% discount from the following magazines on the rates quoted below.

Englsh Teaching Professional

This magazine is the leading practical international magazine for teachers, with subscribers in over 110 countries. It offers fresh ideas for practical teaching methods, classroom resources and personal and professional development. Each issue is packed with fresh ideas and innovations for practical teaching. It includes articles on the latest ideas for teaching practice, helping you in your work and helping you to achieve your personal and professional development goals in teaching. The magazine includes classroom resources, advice on teacher development and teacher training as well as competitions and reviews.

1 year personal subscription - £33.00 sterling
1 year institutional subscription - £60.00 sterling

Modern English Teacher

First published over 30 years ago, this magazine provides an authoritative platform for independent reviews and informative and challenging articles on the development of language and teaching. From classroom theory to independent reviews of the latest materials, compiled into a magazine for teachers that is stimulating, challenging and useful in your professional development and your day-to-day teaching. The magazine’s features and articles will keep you up-to-date with the latest developments in the ELT world. MET is an essential quarterly magazine for any school, library or professional teacher who needs to keep up with the latest developments in ELT theory and thinking.

1 year personal subscription - £33.00 sterling
1 year institutional subscription - £65.00 sterling

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