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.
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How much does it cost to live in Malaga?

Are you thinking about moving to Málaga to take your Trinity CertTESOL course but you are not sure how much money to save or what your costs are likely to be? We have compiled a list of likely costs for … Continue reading

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Win a scholarship for a Trinity DipTESOL Course in 2018!

1st Prize: Full Scholarship (worth €2600) 2nd Prize: 50% Scholarship (worth €1300) Oxford TEFL is very excited to announce its Trinity Dip TESOL scholarship! As well as transforming your teaching, graduates of this course commonly move into other areas of ELT such as becoming … Continue reading

Claire Venables

Making your Young Learner Classes Financially Rewarding

Claire Venables has been teaching young learners for over seventeen years. She is our tutor on our online Teaching Young Learners course and also on our Trinity DipTESOL course. She recently gave a Question and Answer session for us: Making … Continue reading

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Claire Venables: Where are you now?

  Claire Venables took our Trinity DipTESOL course in Barcelona in 2006 and since then has moved to Brazil to start her own business. In this blog post, Claire describes what inspires her, how she manages her work life and … Continue reading

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Graduate Story: Tim Jervis

Tim Jervis is originally from Canada but has been teaching English in Korea. He decided to gain his Trinity CertTESOL with us in Barcelona and he then landed a job in Taiwan. In this blog post he explains what it’s … Continue reading