Graduate story: Artyom Schelkunoff

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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.

Meet our Expert Team of Trinity DipTESOL Tutors!

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Our team of Trinity DipTESOL tutors is growing! As we look forward to the upcoming blended and 100% online courses, we are proud to introduce you to the expert trainers who will guide and support our trainees.

Want to compete for the best TEFL jobs? Here’s how.

Your first year of post-CELTA teaching is full of challenges and rewards. It’s exciting to be able to put into practice what you learnt on the course. You’re now planning and teaching without the help of a tutor. After a while you begin to feel like a ‘real’ TEFL teacher for the first time. As […]

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 […]

How can I pass the Trinity DipTESOL unit 1 exam?

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Top tips and techniques from a Trinity DipTESOL graduate. I hate exams. Even more than the average person, and beyond the most obvious of reasons. Furthermore, I now have the academic nous, training, and knowledge to eloquently rail against them as a concept. (Thank you for that Trinity DipTESOL course!)  I hate what exams do […]

Am I ready for the DipTESOL or DELTA Course?

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What is the DipTESOL (or DELTA)? If you’ve read our recent blog post, you’ll know that we have been exploring the most common acronyms in TEFL. DipTESOL and DELTA are two more. Both stand for Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. They are fully accredited, advanced level TEFL qualifications which are recognised […]

Leadership: 6 tips to approach teacher observations in online teaching

It is now common knowledge that the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of edtech. Traditional language schools and corporate language training providers have had to adapt overnight to a change they say would have happened in five years had Covid-19 not happened. This has come with a multitude of new roles for Director of Studies […]

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 […]