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.

“Today I’m grateful for….” – Journeys in Teaching

Today I’m grateful for having a job which never fails to inspire me. Who has a job where they can spend 90 minutes talking with a bunch of awesome people about what they’re grateful for? ME, that’s who. And all … Continue reading

NEW EVENTS at Oxford TEFL Barcelona: Colingo!

As well as the One day TEFL Taster Workshop, this month Oxford TEFL will be launching a new series of events for English students and EFL teachers. Colingo events are based around a group activity which will focus on team … Continue reading

Get a taste of TEFL at our One Day Workshop

Date: Saturday April 5th Time: 09.00 – 17.00 Location: Oxford TEFL, Calle Diputación 279, bajos, Barcelona 08007 PRICE: €80 and bring a friend for just €40! (and your payment will be discounted from the cost of a Cert TESOL course … Continue reading

Why I’m a teacher

» Zitona « via Compfight My greatest teaching job is long done. When I was seven, I taught my little sister how to read. She says. We shared a bedroom and would read books in bed at night. After becoming … Continue reading

6 tips for re-motivating yourself

The following guest post was written by Michelle Dawson, Assistant Director of Studies at Kaplan International Colleges Dublin. She recently completed Oxford TEFL’s Leadership for ELT course. Motivation Hibernation bark via Compfight Are you hiding under the metaphorical covers of … Continue reading