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. […]

Discover the metaverse and what it can offer teachers!

Anyone who has seen the recent reports of Facebook renaming itself as Meta and the accompanying videos of Mark Zuckerberg sharing with us his vision of a future internet that integrates with our physical environment while we wander around as virtual avatars might be forgiven for thinking the metaverse was a new idea that has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Finding the right teaching position in China

Michael Frost completed the Trinity Dip. TESOL with Oxford TEFL in 2012 and is currently working in China. Here he explains what it is like to teach in China and his top tips for those thinking about taking up a teaching position there.   China can be a fascinating location for a post-Cert TESOL teacher […]

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 […]

Free teacher workshops at Oxford TEFL Barcelona this November

If you are in Barcelona, why don’t you take advantage of our free teacher training workshops at our centre next to Passeig de Gracia? These workshops are open to any TEFL teachers who are interested in learning some tricks of the trade from experienced teachers. From vocabulary for young learners to classroom management to activities […]

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 […]

Be a host to our trainee teachers

Would you like to be a host to our Barcelona teacher trainees? We are looking for new hosts in the centre of Barcelona to provide accommodation for our trainee teachers. Our trainees generally come for 4 or 5 weeks and the courses run 11 months of the year. If you can answer these questions with […]