Author Archives: Rhys Bonney

About Rhys Bonney

Rhys joined OxfordTEFL in 2014 as Webmaster. He has been teaching since 2010 when he completed his PGCE in the UK, going on to teach a range of subjects including Film, Animation and English.

ELT Forum conference in Bratislava: A coaching approach to teacher development

At the ELT Forum conference in Bratislava recently my plenary talk was titled A Coaching Approach to Teacher Development. In this post I discuss what I mean by that and how I think it could benefit teachers and schools in many different contexts. Continue reading

Nicola Meldrum

IATEFL 2017 from a Pronunciation Perspective

Nicola Meldrum is Course Director on our Trinity DipTESOL course and Teaching Pronunciation course and Mark McKinnon is one of our tutors. In April, they both attended the annual IATEFL conference in Glasgow and presented a talk and the closing … Continue reading

women in elt

How Brazil got its first SIG for women by Claire Venables

I decided that when I got back to Brazil I would try to start a group of ELT women who would work to examine and overcome the kinds of mindsets that hold us back as well as pooling our resources to help each other develop professionally. Continue reading

Rethinking Homework – Top Tips to Get Your Students Doing More

In this blog post Dan Shepherd (Director of Studies at Oxford House) gives his top tips for how to get your students doing more homework and how to keep it interesting for them. Continue reading

Free Webinar: Teaching IELTS Overview

In this free webinar, Kat Robb will look at how the Oxford Tefl IELTS course can support you in your teaching career and help improve your career prospects. She will look at some of the key features of the IELTS course, key areas of teaching IELTS, and how it differs from teaching general English. Continue reading