Although as teachers we are our own boss most of the time, there are still situations when we have to deal with authority figures. While this can be challenging, there are some general principles which, if followed, can increase the likelihood of a successful outcome.
In this video, Oxford TEFL’s Duncan Foord talks about his workshop, “Dancing in the Dark”. “Some conversations we have at work with colleagues, bosses and students don’t go very well. Others we simply avoid when it would be better not to. How do we say what needs to be said? To shine some light on […]
Spring is truly upon us, and that can mean only one thing: another round of free TEFL teacher development workshops at our Barcelona centre. Whether it’s the art of giving feedback on writing, or how to get the most out of the web-based tools, there’s something for everyone to be found in the six sessions, which […]
After months of planning and preparation, the momentous day has finally arrived. There’s a buzz of excitement in the air. Is Duncan’s band releasing a new CD? No, although I have heard a rumour that there’s one in the pipeline… No, the excitement is because Oxford TEFL has just launched its first Trinity-accredited Cert TESOL […]
Oxford TEFL Barcelona is again running a programme of free teacher development workshops this term, with sessions from, among others, Jamie Keddie, Graham Stanley and our own Duncan Foord. Please find the schedule of events below and email [email protected] to confirm your place. The workshops begin at 11:45 on Friday mornings and run for about an hour. Leave yourself […]