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 […]

Top 10 Diploma Tips

Trinity Dip TESOL graduate

There is no denying that the Trinity Dip TESOL requires a LOT of hard work and dedication but you can definitely make it easier on yourself by taking these 10 tips into consideration.   1. Don’t panic! Yes it sounds easier said than done, but save your energies for being organised and not fretting 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 […]

Meet Alistair Melvin, Trinity Dip TESOL graduate

Hi, my name’s Alistair, I’m an EFL teacher currently working in Saudi Arabia. I completed the Trinity DipTESOL course in August 2013. After a long break, I came back to teaching about 3 years ago, and as I’m now +40, I realised that if I was going to pursue EFL as a profession I really […]

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 […]