TIRF, if you didn't know, is The International Research Foundation for English Language Education. This nonprofit organization has a mission to generate new knowledge about English language teaching and learning. TIRF plans to apply research findings to practical language problems by working collaboratively with teachers, researchers, authors, publishers, philanthropic foundations, government agencies, and major companies.
The site contains information about the organisation, details of events, discussions and a community section which is devoted to things currently happening in the TIRF community, interviews, projects and milestones.
TIRF Online provides a range of teaching and learning resources for teachers, researchers, parents, graduate students, program administrators, and the general public free of charge. These include Links to organizations with similar aims to TIRF, Journals in language teaching and applied linguistics, Reference lists on various topics, and much, much more.