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 […]

How I managed – and enjoyed! – the DipTESOL course as a new parent.

I decided to take the Trinity DipTESOL shortly after finding out that my wife and I were expecting a baby in 2020. When I started the course, I couldn’t help but worry about how I would manage all of the assignments alongside supporting my wife, working and preparing myself for an extra little family member. […]

NEW: Certificate in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language

Formación ELE

Looking for a way to put your Spanish language skills to good use? Teaching Spanish as a foreign language (la enseñanza del español a hablantes nativos de otras lenguas) could be for you. Our new Certificado de Profesor de ELE courses are ideal if you (or someone you know) wants to gain an internationally recognised […]

Graduate Stories: Daniela Petrovska

Cambridge DELTA TEFL

Daniela Petrovska took our Trinity CertTESOL course in Barcelona in June 2016 and is now studying the Trinity DipTESOL with us. In this blog she talks about her experiences and decision-making when it came to getting her TEFL certifications. I was born and raised in the capital of Macedonia, Skopje. During my school years, English […]

Special Event: Mental Health and ELT Roundtable

29th May 1pm – 2pm, Oxford TEFL Barcelona We are excited to announce that Oxford TEFL is organising a special event in Barcelona in collaboration with La Federaciò de Salut Mental de Catalunya to discuss the issues of Mental Health and ELT. During this unique event there will be a panel of experts to share […]

Using Theatre Games in class

  Friday February 13th 2015 was the first day of our free teacher training workshops of 2015 in Oxford TEFL Barcelona. On this day, Andy Travis, Oxford House teacher and actor, gave an interactive workshop which stimulated the imaginations of the workshop attendees into brainstorming, discussing, evaluating and finally participating in some of the top […]

Trinity Cert. TESOL course – stripped bare!

What is the Trinity Cert. TESOL course really like? What type of person am I likely to meet on this course? Do I have the courage to apply and get through the course?   Our trainees from February 2015 demonstrate with this quirky video the highs and lows, the funniest and the most challenging moments […]

The physicality of sounds – a presentation by Laila Khairat

Last Friday 20th February, we were lucky enough to be able to hear the presentation made by Laila Khairat, called“The physicality of sounds – using the phonemic chart” during our free teacher workshops at Oxford TEFL Barcelona. Laila is one of our Developing Teacher course graduates, with a passion for pronunciation! The presentation took us, […]

Innovate ELT Conference May 8th – 9th

We are excited to announce that Oxford TEFL Barcelona will be hosting the Innovate ELT conference this May. This conference is in conjunction with ELT Jam and three IATEFL SIGS (Special Interest Groups) and will be different to a regular conference.   As well as traditional presentations, there will also be talks which include mini […]