A quick coffee with… Anna Stubbs (CELTA Course Director)

Anna Stubbs

If you’ve read our two latest blog posts, you’ll know that we’ve been introducing our readers to the key people at Oxford TEFL. Our dedicated and experienced staff members are a major part of what makes us stand out from the crowd, so we want our community to know who’s who! That’s why I sat […]

A quick coffee with… Duncan Foord (Oxford TEFL Director)

Duncan Foord

A company is only as good as its people, as the saying goes. Here at Oxford TEFL, we couldn’t agree more. Our team of dedicated professionals is what allows us to stay passionate and continue providing high quality teacher training. Indeed, without them, there’s no way we could have continued to grow and thrive since […]

Oxford TEFL Connect – quality, affordable support for new teachers!

Oxford TEFL Connect is our online community for ESL teachers who have qualified during the last twelve months or so. It is a way to continue developing your teaching, but without needing to worry about deadlines, assignments, project work etc. As we will see, the platform includes a range of training and support opportunities. Members […]

Graduate story: Artyom Schelkunoff

Artyom Schelkunoff is from Tallinn, Estonia. After finishing his secondary education, he decided to complete our 100% Online CELTA course. In this blog post, he explains his experience.

How the 100% Online CELTA helped me become a successful teacher in Germany

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Emma is one of our recent 100% Online CELTA course graduates. In this blog post, she describes how the course helped prepare her for a successful career teaching English from her home in Germany. 1.     Why did you decide to get a CELTA qualification? Before doing the 100% Online CELTA course, I had completed a […]

TEFL vs. CELTA – What’s the Difference?

Getting started Are you dreaming of an exciting new career? Something that lets you work with people from all over the world? Perhaps you have a passion for languages? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it’s likely you’ve considered becoming a TEFL teacher. Naturally the first step is to get qualified, but […]

TEFL, TESOL, ESL, ELT: what do they all mean?

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In the world of English teaching, abbreviated TEFL terminology abounds. Whether you’ve just started out on your career or have been teaching for a while, it’s likely that you’ve wondered what they all mean and how they apply to you. As we will discover, with a few pointers up your sleeve you can begin to […]

Which is better? 100% Online CELTA or Face-to-Face CELTA Course?

2020 was the year everything went online. From meetings to markets, parties to pub quizzes – we made the switch so we could keep doing what we always have and maintain a sense of normality. Forced though the change may have been, there’s no doubt that most of us have noticed some advantages. Who would […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Sarah Lewis

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Why did you decide to get a CELTA qualification? My career has been in teaching and teacher training, predominantly music lessons and pilates certification courses. The arrival of Covid-19 caused the music lessons to move online, and the pilates courses to cease. I used to travel a lot which also came to an abrupt end. […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Fatima Elmcharfi

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Why did you decide to get a CELTA qualification? I took the CELTA course for a few reasons. To begin with, I needed more qualifications to help me find jobs.  I am considering studying medicine which is a very expensive and lengthy process in America.  Because of this, I thought having more qualifications would help […]