Author Archives: Fran Austin

About Fran Austin

Fran has been an EFL teacher since 2005 and joined the Oxford TEFL team in 2011. She is qualified in Trinity Cert. TESOL, Trinity Dip. TESOL and has a Diploma in Educational Management. As well as being the TESOL Coordinator at Oxford TEFL When she arrived in Barcelona she never planned to stay, but the city got its grip on her soon enough and she still loves the lifestyle and culture of this wonderful city.
Innovate ELT Conference Barcelona

Looking back on Innovate ELT 2017

Now the dust has settled we would like to thank all those who attended the annual Innovate ELT 2017 conference, hosted and coorganised by Oxford TEFL.  In this third year, the theme was given a twist from the previous teacher-themed event … Continue reading

Free webinar: How to get a TEFL job

In this free webinar, our careers advisor will share her top tips for getting a TEFL job, what to expect from interviews and how to make a good TEFL C.V. Continue reading

Meet us at IATEFL in Glasgow!

Are you planning to attend the IATEFL International Annual Conference this April 3rd – 7th 2017 in Glasgow? With an attendance of over 2500 ELT professionals it is an amazing chance to meet with specialists of all areas, attend workshops … Continue reading

Teach in Hong Kong

Graduate Story: Phillip Smith

Phillip Smith is one of our scholarship runners up and took the Trinity CertTESOL course in Barcelona in September 2016. Since then, he has travelled to the other side of the world to teach English to young children in Hong … Continue reading

long term student visa spain

Non-EUs: Is your course provider in Spain breaking the law?

As a non EU resident, one of the things you need to consider before studying or working in Spain is which type of visa you will need. If you would like to stay in Spain/ the Schengen zone for longer … Continue reading