Category Archives: Administration

How not to cheat

If you’re going to cheat, try a bit bloody harder to hide it… Courtesy of ‘Power to the learner‘ Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin for wordpress.

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The TEFL ‘Catch 22′ and how we can escape it (part one)

A couple of recent Alex Case articles have addressed the issue of pay in TEFL and its implications. I greatly enjoy Alex’s blog, as those of you who come here regularly will know, but I feel I needed to respond … Continue reading

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Your boss is Going to Dublin to Drink Guinness

Academic Management: Establishing and sustaining a learning cultureDublin, May 23-25, 2008Yes folks, those weird and wonderful folks at IATEFL have gone and done it again. This time the ‘special interest’ conference aims to provide a forum for exploring how to … Continue reading

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Secrets of Those that Do the TEFL Hiring

What you need to ask at your TEFL interview  In March, Mishmumkin raised an issue of great significance to those of us who are looking for that dream TEFL job or are considering starting out in the profession: ‘If I’ve done my research correctly I should know a … Continue reading

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What would motivate you to take a new job?

The poll on what would motivate us to take a new job has now closed and it seems that one factor was much more important than all of the others. So, it seems we’re all in it for the money. … Continue reading

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Free Book: Developing an Association for Language Teachers

Another free resource has been made available by joint BBC / British Council website, Teaching English: a free pdf downloadable book entitled ‘Developing an Association for Language Teachers‘ edited by Ana Falcao and Margit Szesztay. From the website: This handbook … Continue reading

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