InnovateELT conference 2020: A reflection on lessons we have learnt

Richard Parkin is an Oxford House teacher and Innovate ELT conference volunteer from the Isle of Wight, England. Before packing up and moving to Barcelona he trained in journalism and worked for the NHS in London. He arrived to do his Trinity CertTESOL course at Oxford TEFL in 2016 and he’s been teaching at Oxford […]

Five Reasons to attend the Innovate ELT 2020 Conference

Duncan Foord is the Director of OxfordTEFL, Barcelona. He has 30 years experience in language teaching, teacher training and school leadership and management. He is the author of “From English Teacher to Learner Coach” (with Dan Barber, The Round 2014) The Developing Teacher (Delta Publishing, 2009) and The Language Teachers Survival Handbook with Lindsay Clandfield […]

Innovate ELT 2020 raising money for Plan International

Innovate ELT promises to be its usual… well, innovative self this year, with a fresh, timely and topical theme of sustainability in all its forms, experiments in Zoom interactivity to recreate the friendliness and intimacy of the conference when it’s at Oxford House, Barcelona, and a diversity of session topics not often seen at conferences […]

Trinity DipTESOL Scholarship Competition: Winners Announced

We are delighted to announce the winners of our Trinity DipTESOL scholarship competition. Congratulations to our winner Ekaterina Denisik who has won a full scholarship worth €2600 and to Christopher Carbin who has won a 50% scholarship worth €1300. We are looking forward to seeing you on this course in 2020 or 2021. Participants of […]

Free Teacher Development Workshops this February in Barcelona

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We are looking forward to the next round of free teacher workshops coming up at Oxford TEFL in Barcelona this February! Join us on one, or more, of the following Fridays to pick up some practical tips and develop your teaching skills from experienced teachers and trainers. As always, there will be snacks and drinks […]

Back to the Future at InnovateELT 2019

Tamara Parsons is a teacher, materials writer and course designer. She is particularly interested in EdTech and its relevance/usefulness in the classroom and beyond. Tamara is a regular InnovateELT conference attendee and speaker. In this blog post she shares her reflections on the 5th conference which took place this May 17th and 18th and is […]

Bringing Pronunciation into the Mainstream

Mark McKinnon Pronunciation

Mark is a tutor on our Trinity DipTESOL and Teaching Pronunciation course. At this year’s InnovateELT conference he will present a half day workshop to help teachers develop a range of pronunciation teaching skills and feel much more confident about planning effective lessons which integrate pronunciation. In this blog post he explores ways to bring pronunciation […]

Looking forward to “Back to the Future” on May 17th and 18th 2019 in Barcelona

Daniel Barber is a teacher, teacher trainer and writer with twenty years’ experience in the classroom. He writes for Macmillan and Richmond, appears at international conferences and contributes regularly to OneStopEnglish.com. Here, he looks forward to the next InnovateELT conference coming up on May 17th and 18th 2019 in Barcelona, co-organised and hosted by Oxford TEFL.   It’s […]

New: Language Exchange Events with a Twist at Oxford TEFL Barcelona

Language Exchange Barcelona

We are excited to announce our new language exchange events at Oxford TEFL Barcelona! Our CELTA trainees, teachers, tutors and language students can attend for FREE. We also welcome other participants and locals to this event for a small fee. These language exchanges with take place in our fabulous garden in the summer and local Spanish […]