InnovateELT 2023 Conference: innovative, in-person, and in search of speakers!

InnovateELT is back, and we have some exciting changes to tell you about! Marking its 9th edition this year, the event will take place at Oxford TEFL Barcelona on 20th and 21st May 2023. As always, the event promises to bring together everyone and everything that makes our industry innovative. Sound like something you could […]

NEW for 2023! Certificate in Observing Teachers and Giving Feedback

Here at Oxford TEFL we are just adding the finishing touches to a course which will be of interest to anyone who’s involved in observing teachers and giving feedback. After the success of 2022’s new course (Certificate in Teaching Teens), we are delighted to present something totally different. Complementing the other ten online Teacher Development […]

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 […]

InnovateELT 2022 Conference: some of the best takeaways!

The breakout rooms are closed, the coffee all drunk, and the InnovateELT conference is done and dusted for another year! It was a big one this time for Oxford TEFL, with the return of the face-to-face event. As we explored in a previous post, members of our community were telling us that they were ready […]

A quick coffee with… David Young (DipTESOL Course Director)

David Young

Welcome to the second in our series of quick interviews with the key people from the Oxford TEFL team! Last month, we introduced you to our founder and Director, Duncan Foord. Now, it’s time to meet someone else who has been with Oxford TEFL since the early days, over twenty years ago. There have been […]

InnovateELT 2022: 5 reasons to attend the conference!

With little more than three weeks to go until the eighth annual InnovateELT conference, we are hard at work putting the finishing touches on what is certainly our most ambitious event yet. Since its inception, InnovateELT has focused on innovation in language education and celebrated some of the most exciting things happening in our industry. […]

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 […]

5 Tools from my post pandemic tool kit: What are yours?

What’s your post pandemic tool kit? For many teachers the recent pandemic brought about a quantum leap in the use of technology. Being dropped into remote classrooms with little notice and often less training forced teachers to either sink or swim in those early few weeks. Luckily, most teachers rose to the challenge and found […]

InnovateELT 2022 Conference by Oxford TEFL – get involved!

Over the last few weeks here at Oxford TEFL, we have been excitedly making our preparations for this year’s InnovateELT conference! Now in its eighth edition, the event will take place online on Friday 30th September, and in Barcelona on Saturday 1st October. As always, it promises to bring together the freshest new ideas from […]

Boost your TEFL CV and income during the holidays: 5 top tips!

The Easter holidays are upon us here in Barcelona, and many teachers are looking forward to a well-deserved break. However, time off normal teaching duties also provides a chance to boost your income. It may also present an opportunity to gain work experience in a new area of TEFL, as well as broadening your professional […]