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Fran Austin

Top 10 Reasons to Attend an ELT Conference

As the 5th annual InnovateELT conference approaches (just one month to go!), we are in the final stages of preparing for what appears to be one of our biggest events yet. This leads me to thinking more about why people choose to attend conferences, and what they expect to get out of them.

Why bother with the time and expense of attending a conference when there are so many other ways nowadays to learn something new? Here are my top ten reasons to attend an ELT conference. Continue reading

Duncan Foord

What can the Oxford TEFL Leadership in ELT course do for you?

Duncan Foord is the Director of OxfordTEFL. He has 30 years experience in language teaching, teacher training, school leadership and management. He is the author of “From English Teacher to Learner Coach” (with Dan Barber), The Developing Teacher and The Language Teachers Survival … Continue reading

IELTS score

How long does it take to increase my score for the IELTS exam?

Tim is based in Bangkok Thailand, where he works as a CELTA trainer and also prepares students for the IELTS exam. He is a tutor on our Teaching IELTS and Teaching EAP teacher development courses. He has taught EAP at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand and … Continue reading

Bindi Clements

5 Tips for Successful Online Learning

Dr Bindi Clements is Instructional Design and Efficacy Manager for Wall Street English, and is a regular speaker at the InnovateELT conference hosted and co-organised by Oxford TEFL. She has previously designed and managed a tutoring team for an online … Continue reading

Kirsten Campbell-Howes

Why is AI a good thing for language teachers and learners?

Kirsten Campbell-Howes is a frequent speaker the the Innovate ELT conference, hosted and coorganised by Oxford TEFL Barcelona. She has worked in language education for nearly 20 years, starting out as an English teacher in Shanghai, before moving into developing … Continue reading