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 […]

Rick Stein Comes to Cádiz!

Coming out of work one evening in June, we stepped onto the crowded square named after the man who is said to have invented the famous Cadiz carnival, and saw the usual tables full of diners, the iconic flowerpots that line the walls of the square, the plates of fried fish battered in the typical […]

Be a leader before a teacher – 5 practical tips

Gabor Lucski completed his Leadership in ELT online course at Oxford TEFL in May 2015. Read on to hear his views on leadership as a teacher and his top 5 tips via this guest blog post. As teachers, we often talk about classroom management. But when was the last time you had a discussion on […]

Internship opportunity in Kerala

If you are a native English-speaker, you could take advantage of the opportunity to work in a prestigious school in Kerala after completing our Trinity Cert. TESOL course starting on May 4th 2015.   From June 2015 – February 2016, you would be able to develop your teaching skills working in a school in the […]

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 […]