The association of Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Indonesia (TEFLIN) is a professional organization run primarily by volunteer members of the organization. The members of TEFLIN are institutions and individuals focusing on Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Indonesia
TEFLIN focusses on developing its professional members and has important role in Indonesian societies nowadays in the field of TEFL and TESL. Various academic and professional activities are conducted by TEFLIN, such as: conferences, seminars, training, journal publications and develop its international networks. The TEFLIN conferences become momentous annual international academic event in Indonesia since 1998 to connect professionals and stake holders in the field of TEFL. Its journal publications, TEFLIN Journal, is published twice a year and accredited as a scientific journal by the Directorate of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture since 2002. Its significance is also performed through its responsibility to Test of English Proficiency (TOEP) in cooperation with the Pusat Layanan Tes Indonesia –PLTI (Indonesian center of test services). TEFLIN is the content provider of TOEP of which result is acknowledge by the government of Indonesia as one of requirements to be governments officials.
TEFLIN now stands tall among international professional organizations of TEFL/TESL institution in the world. It has close relationship with organizations such as TESOL International, IATEFL, MELTA Malaysia, Thai-TESOL Thailand, Cam-TESOL Cambodia, ALAK South-Korea, JALT Japan, RELC SEAMEO Singapore, RELO Jakarta, and British Council.