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Diana has been teaching English since 2014. Originally from Slovakia, she lived in several different countries before settling down in Barcelona, where she obtained the Cambridge CELTA with Oxford TEFL to complement her Master’s degree in British and American Studies.
She has been a substitute teacher at different academies in Spain, a freelance teacher to private students, a young learners teacher, an online English teacher and an in-centre teacher at Oxford House Barcelona. This has provided her with a variety of useful insights which she is happy to share with Oxford TEFL graduates as they start or develop their career within ELT.

Martina Monreal Carnicero is a teacher of English, Spanish and Catalan at Oxford House by vocation, and she is extremely restless by nature. She is passionate about reading essays, reading novels, reading articles. Read in general. But above all, her passion is writing. In 2020 she started studying Creative Writing at the Ateneu Barcelona and since then she has been working on her own novel. She studied ADE (and the first year of Mathematics) at the University of Barcelona, and is also the administrator of the ELE Teacher Certificate courses. She combines these tasks with creating content for social networks.

Michelle Dawson is the Centre Manager at UCD English Language Academy / Cambridge DELTA / CELTA Tutor / MSc Applied Culinary Nutrition in Dublin. In 2013, she recently completed Oxford TEFL's Leadership for ELT course.

Jenni completed her Trinity Certificate in TESOL at Oxford TEFL in August 2011.
She is an English language teacher with over a decade of experience in Germany, the Czech Republic and South Korea. In 2022, she moved into the independent education sector in the UK, where she teach EAP, EPQ and PSHE, as well as being Head of House, at Cardiff Sixth Form College, Cambridge.

Alana has been living and teaching in Barcelona for since 2011. She teaches all ages, however her passions lie in teaching young learners and teens. She has given several teacher development workshops for Oxford TEFL and is the specialist tutor for the Teaching Young Learners workshop. She has also recently joined the CELTA admin team, where she enjoys supporting CELTA trainees through the application and interview process.

Dirk Lagerwaard is a tutor on our Teaching Young Learner courses. He is Doctor in Translation and Language Sciences from the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain. He teaches English as a foreign language at a secondary school in Barcelona and is as an associate professor on the MA in Teacher Training for Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Professional Training and Language Learning at the Blanquerna – Ramon Llull University in Barcelona, Spain.

Charlotte has worked in ELT for more than 15 years and is based in Spain. Her teaching work is a combination of YL classes and in-company Business English. Charlotte also enjoys working with teachers and her training work includes delivering workshops and various online courses. She regularly attends and presents at ELT conferences and is an ESOL Examiner for Trinity College London.
In her spare time, she teaches English via Skype to female members of the judiciary in Afghanistan with the US-based NGO, Alliance for International Women’s Rights.

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