Meet David Pepper, Trinity Dip. TESOL graduate

David Pepper completed the Trinity Dip. TESOL in 2012. Here, he explains why he took the course and how he has developed as a teacher.   Why did you take the Trinity Dip. TESOL course?   I never planned to have a long term career in EFL. When I left industry; burnt out, disillusioned and […]

Meet Michael Frost, Trinity Dip TESOL graduate

Michael Frost completed the Trinity Dip. TESOL with Oxford TEFL in 2012. Here he explains his reasons for taking the course and about his experiences during the online and face to face phase.   In 2004, after a couple of years of post-university office drudgery, I decided I wanted to pack my bags and see […]

Teaching and living in Dubai: what you need to know

Have you ever wondered where the best salaries for TEFL teachers can be found? One of them could very well be Dubai. Teachers in Dubai can expect to earn lucrative salaries and competitive benefits packages. Teaching in private international schools across the emirate of Dubai, teachers will join multinational staff and teach in schools offering state […]

Mother Teresa’s Rough Guide to Leadership

In a couple of weeks I’ll be embarking upon my biggest challenge yet in the world of ELT – becoming a full time DOS for the first time and setting up an Academic Department completely from scratch at Kaplan International English’s brand spanking new school in Liverpool.  Just before they gave me the job, Kaplan […]