Graduate story: Artyom Schelkunoff

Artyom CELTA graduate

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.

Introducing Oxford TEFL’s Teaching Teens Development Course!

It is with great excitement that we are able to announce our new Teaching Teens Development Course! Getting the course just right has taken time, but the finishing touches are complete and we are delighted to be able to share it with you all. Why did we decide to create this course? Teenage students have become […]

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 […]

How to become a successful online TEFL teacher

There are around 2 billion language learners worldwide and 20,000 new TEFL jobs posted every month. The global online language learning market is expected to grow by 110% by 2025 and the percentage of students taking at least one online class a week is now estimated at 32%. That’s a lot of screen time, coffee […]

How can I pass the Trinity DipTESOL unit 1 exam?

Trinity DipTESOL

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 […]

5 skills for teaching online and 1 skill to make you stand out

teaching English online

Many schools have been forced to move to teaching online with little or no preparation for students and teachers have been, in many cases, left to cope with developing online teaching skills with little or no training. If you Google ‘disruption’ you’ll see two definitions: The first is “disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, […]

Pronunciation: 3 practices to question and 3 practices to explore

Adrian Underhill

See what’s going on, try something different, learn from it. That’s my teacher development mantra. It applies to everything, everywhere! Let’s start with the first bit: To follow our road to becoming the best teachers we can be, we need to question our beliefs and hidden assumptions. especially assumptions we have taken on board without […]

How the Online Teaching IELTS course helped me meet the needs of my students

Why did you decide to take the 30-hour Online Teaching IELTS course? Most of my experience resides in teaching English as a foreign language in high school, and I can say that I enjoy it very much. Teaching teenagers can be challenging, but it can be truly rewarding as well, and that is my case. […]

Interview with Online CELTA graduate: Ruhinda Adam

Online CELTA course

Aribariho Ruhinda Adam is Ugandan and he has been teaching primary and secondary school learners for almost 10 years at Cambridge international Schools, Khartoum Sudan. Although, he is originally from an accounting background, ever since he started teaching he has come to the realization that he makes more contribution towards society as an educator. In this blog post, he explains his experience on our 100% Online CELTA course.