6th Visit to British Council Bilbao’s Teaching For Success Conference

Header image credit: https://www.britishcouncil.es/en/english-teacher-conference  Yesterday (Saturday 21st September'18) was my 6th year attending the British Council's annual conference, Teaching For Success, in Bilbao - an annual highlight in my calendar. As with previous years, there were many great moments and takeaways, including: meeting up with CELTA colleagues; Robin Walker's use of Sting's An English Man in New …

Another Academic Year In Review: 2016-17

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Last year, at around this time, I engaged in a little open reflection exercise (link to post here).  Following on in the same vein,  I am looking back again to see what I feel have been positive achievements and weaker aspects from the academic year.  I also hope to set out some aims and points to look at in the coming academic year.

Countdown to CELTA

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So, it's finally happening.  In just a few weeks time I will be starting a 4 week CELTA training course in San Sebastian.  As the start date, the 27th July, approaches I'm becoming increasingly nervous; will I keep up? am I doing enough preparation? will I survive?

Farewell Docs.com, Hi WordPress….

Last week as I was looking through my email I came across one from The Microsoft Docs Team informing me that the Docs.com website was being retired and that my - very neglected - site on it would be shut down come December.  This spurred on a search to find a new home for my ramblings and reflections