Why Should Teachers Blog?

Great post full of good ideas on how to get started as a blogger  by Martin Sketchley Last week, I was inducting some new teachers into our school: preparing them for their teaching career for the year ahead. We looked at various areas about teaching: classroom management, get to know you activities, games in the classroom,Continue reading “Why Should Teachers Blog?”

10 Reasons Why You Should Look for a Job in a Summer School

CELT International More and more teachers are considering applying for a teaching job in summer schools in the UK or other countries. But, what does it take for your application to be successful? A quick search through various ads for summer school teachers will show that the only essential qualification for your application to be acceptedContinue reading “10 Reasons Why You Should Look for a Job in a Summer School”

New Course Dates for our Cambridge CELTA courses in 2017

2016 was a great year for us. With our CELTA courses growing steadily every year since we first received our Cambridge approvals, it meant that our old centre, the neo-classical building on Academias street where we trained hundreds of students since CELT moved there in 1993, was too small to contain all the training activityContinue reading “New Course Dates for our Cambridge CELTA courses in 2017”

TEFL Is An Iceberg – Reflections on CELTA and Standards

Originally posted on The Teacher James:
When I worked in Costa Rica, my school required teachers to be CELTA or equivalent qualified. They didn’t care where the person was from, whether they were local, a native speaker or a non-native speaker, as long as you had the qualification and experience, then you could work there.…