Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Kseniya Hiarchuk

Kseniya Hiarchuk is from Belarus and recently completed our 100% Online CELTA course. She has worked as a teacher of English in Belarus for three years and then she moved to Qatar. She worked as a cabin crew member until deciding that she wanted to change her career. In this blog post, she explains her […]

Where are you now? Graduate story: Emilio Hernández

Emilio is from Spain and he completed our 4-week face-to-face CELTA course in Barcelona in June 2018. Emilio appeared in our CELTA course interview and then found work in a local language school as well as some of his own private classes. We caught up with Emilio to find out what his first two years have been […]

Where are you now? Graduate story: Lucy Parsonson

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Lucy is originally from New Zealand and she completed our 4-week face-to-face CELTA course in Barcelona in August 2017. Lucy appeared in our CELTA course interview and then moved to Buenos Aires to teach English. Now back in New Zealand, we caught up with her to find out more about how the CELTA qualification has […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate Garrett

Online CELTA course

Garrett Lazyan is from the U.S and he is living in China, teaching English in Mainland China and Hong Kong since 2009. He recently completed our 100% Online CELTA course. In this blog post he explains his reasons for taking this course, what the course was like and why he also recommends it to those with experience […]

Graduate Story: Maria Sampio

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Maria Sampio is a Business English trainer with over 10 years of experience in teaching, recruitment and employer branding. Originally from Russia, she worked in France, Switzerland and different cities in Spain. She holds an MD in Linguistics and Translation and a MD in Human Resources Management. She has just completed our Online (Blended( CELTA […]

Graduate Story: Richard Butler

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Richard Butler is a corporate trainer with over 20 years of experience ranging from education to recruitment. Originally from Ireland, he moved to Barcelona in 2011 and has been teaching English for the last 9 years. He holds a MSc in Education from Trinity College, Dublin, Diploma in Life Coaching and is a qualified Practitioner of […]

Graduate Story: Antonella Facchini

Antonella is one of our Barcelona CELTA graduates and is an Italian and naturalized American. She has 15-years’ experience in sales and marketing within the IT sector. She is currently travelling the world to pursue self-development and explore new possibilities. Find out more about her reasons for taking the leap, moving abroad and studying TEFL […]

From Teacher to Content Manager: How the DipTESOL opened doors for me

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Jo Budden is one of our Trinity DipTESOL graduates. She is the content manager of the British Council’s global websites: LearnEnglish Kids, LearnEnglish Teens and LearnEnglish. She has worked for the British Council since 1999 as a teacher, teacher trainer and materials writer. She has taught young learners and adults in Hong Kong, Egypt and Brazil, […]

How the Trinity DipTESOL transformed my ELT career

Jayne Kyte is one of our Trinity DipTESOL graduates. She has worked in the field of English Language Teaching in Switzerland for over 28 years, spending 9 years as Area Manager/ELT Consultant for Oxford University Press. She is currently a freelance teacher/teacher trainer and CELTA tutor. She is also a regular workshop presenter at local conferences […]

Graduate Story: Michelle Knepel

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Michelle Knepel is a recent graduate of our Cambridge CELTA course, Business English and Teaching Young Learners courses in Barcelona, Spain. She spent the last decade working in manufacturing leadership, project management and most recently consulting. Michelle is a Certified Internal Auditor and holds an MBA from The University of Notre Dame-Mendoza School of Business. […]