In here you can find links to organisations, FB pages, articles and blogs where you can find support as a NNEST, read about the latest research, conferences, and gather more information on the topic. You’ll be surprised how many like-minded teachers (NNESTs and NESTs alike) are out there already. So join the movement and ride the wave of change. The list will be updated on a regular basis so feel free to drop by every now and then to see what’s new. And if you have any suggestions, please get in touch.

Other Blogs

Here’s a rather short list of other blogs dedicated to the topic of NNESTs and equal hiring rights. If you know any others, please let me know. NNEST interest section blog – official website of the TESOL NNEST Interest Section NNEST of the month blog – get to know other NNESTs and their blogs who … Continue reading Other Blogs

Reading list

Here’s a selection of external links to academic papers and blog posts which give you an overview of the current thinking about NNEST and NEST issues. The articles are publicly available on the Internet, or the author has given permission to share them here. If you know any articles that could be added to the … Continue reading Reading list


There are many anti-discrimination associations in the world. Many countries will have at least one. They’re all extremely helpful (I’m speaking from experience) and offer free legal advice in the matters of discrimination. If you know any that could be added to the list, please let us know in the comments section. Equinet – a … Continue reading Organisations

Anti-discrimination statements

You might not realise, but various organisations have already issued statements condemning discrimination based on mother tongue. Below are the ones I’m aware of. If you know any others, please comment below: Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU EU Commission Communication on Free Movement of Workers California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other … Continue reading Anti-discrimination statements

FB groups

Here’s a list of NNEST groups on FB where you can meet and connect with like-minded professionals, and get advice and support regarding the issues of discrimination: TEFL Equity Advocates official FB page NNEST Budapest NNEST (it’s grown far beyond Budapest and Hungary) TESOL Equity Advocates Read more in the Reading List section, read the Anti-discrimination Statements, … Continue reading FB groups


In this section, I’d like to share with you videos available on YouTube on the topics of native speakerism in ELT and ELF. Some of these videos are recordings of conference talks, while others summaries of important research that has been done. I won’t share here the videos recorded by TEFL Equity, but please visit … Continue reading Videos