The Oxford TEFL Blog

10 things you can do while you’re waiting for your diploma course to start

We often get the question “I’ve registered for the Trinity Diploma in TESOL at Oxford TEFL. Can I do anything before the course starts?” The answer is YES, there ARE things that you can do. Here is a list of … Continue reading

All for one, one for all — getting the best out of your team

This article is a guest post by Matthew Spragg, a Senior Teacher at Kaplan International, Manchester, UK. He completed the Oxford TEFL Leadership for ELT course in May 2013. Taking those first steps in to academic management? Already been there a while but … Continue reading

Dealing with Your Boss

Although as teachers we are our own boss most of the time, there are still situations when we have to deal with authority figures. While this can be challenging, there are some general principles which, if followed, can increase the likelihood of a successful outcome. Continue reading

Workshop report: Andrea Downing’s workshops

Well, the Prague March workshop cycle began in style with Andrea Downing’s two fascinating workshops and the feedback from participants was extremely positive. The first “Getting There” looked at what options available for teachers, beyond teaching and whether it is … Continue reading

We Are Connected! George Chilton

The aim of this workshop is to provide the teacher with a range of educational technology tools. Together, we will examine technology designed for in class collaboration, and also to help connect the students with English outside the classroom. With … Continue reading