The Innovate ELT 2021 Conference by OxfordTEFL

What did we learn from last year’s online conference, and what will be different this year? Last year was our first InnovateELT online conference. We aimed to replicate all the warmth and sparkle of our traditional conference online, not an easy thing to do in the wake of zoom fatigue and a prevailing consensus among […]

Call for Sponsors (InnovateELT 2021)

With another edition of InnovateELT online on the horizon, we are on the look out for partners. With a variety of sponsorship options available, we hope you’ll join us in creating a conference to remember.  So, what kind of partners are we looking for? In the past, we’ve forged relationships with some of the biggest […]

InnovateELT conference 2020: A reflection on lessons we have learnt

At the end of last year’s InnovateELT conference, which aimed to take stock of the last 5 years of ELT, Dan Barber gave an impassioned plenary – or call to arms, rather –  to the ELT community. We cannot stand idly by as the planet struggles to come to terms with and manage the climate […]

Five Reasons to attend the Innovate ELT 2020 Conference

Book your Innovate ELT 2020 tickets here Get InspiredHaven’t we got more important things to think about in these “difficult times” than attending conferences? My job, my future? My covid test? Yes, it’s true you could spend your weekend worrying about these things or distracting yourself from these concerns with housework, Netflix or a night […]

Innovate ELT 2020 raising money for Plan International

Innovate ELT promises to be its usual… well, innovative self this year, with a fresh, timely and topical theme of sustainability in all its forms, experiments in Zoom interactivity to recreate the friendliness and intimacy of the conference when it’s at Oxford House, Barcelona, and a diversity of session topics not often seen at conferences […]

Trinity DipTESOL Scholarship Competition: Winners Announced

We are delighted to announce the winners of our Trinity DipTESOL scholarship competition. Congratulations to our winner Ekaterina Denisik who has won a full scholarship worth €2600 and to Christopher Carbin who has won a 50% scholarship worth €1300. We are looking forward to seeing you on this course in 2020 or 2021. Participants of […]

Free Teacher Development Workshops this February in Barcelona (2020)

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We are looking forward to the next round of free teacher workshops coming up at Oxford TEFL in Barcelona this February! Join us on one, or more, of the following Fridays to pick up some practical tips and develop your teaching skills from experienced teachers and trainers. As always, there will be snacks and drinks […]

Back to the Future at InnovateELT 2019

Tamara Parsons is a teacher, materials writer and course designer. She is particularly interested in EdTech and its relevance/usefulness in the classroom and beyond. Tamara is a regular InnovateELT conference attendee and speaker. In this blog post she shares her reflections on the 5th conference which took place this May 17th and 18th and is […]

Bringing Pronunciation into the Mainstream

Mark McKinnon Pronunciation

Mark is a tutor on our Trinity DipTESOL and Teaching Pronunciation course. At this year’s InnovateELT conference he will present a half day workshop to help teachers develop a range of pronunciation teaching skills and feel much more confident about planning effective lessons which integrate pronunciation. In this blog post he explores ways to bring pronunciation […]