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by tonyclarey
22 Nov 2010, 12:30
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: teaching practice
Replies: 2
Views: 3759

Re: teaching practice

Thanks.I have done a little bit with the Refugee Centre in Norwich but Learn Direct sounds good.As for Tesco,well,every little helps!
by tonyclarey
30 Jul 2010, 09:32
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: teaching practice
Replies: 2
Views: 3759

teaching practice

Does anyone have any information about where I can get some worthwhile practice? I obtained my Cert.4 years ago and have done self-directed voluntary teaching but I have realised for some time that I need a guidance. I contacted a summer school here in Norfolk last year,and while they were willing t...
by tonyclarey
21 Jul 2010, 15:24
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: Golden Doorway/VIPChina
Replies: 2
Views: 4728

Golden Doorway/VIPChina

Has anyone else had dealings with Walter Crompton at Golden Doorway or Goldwyn of VIPChina? No problems so far,it's just that we've exchanged a few e-mails,I've 'mailed my CV,cert. & photo with a view to taking the next step,but I'd like to know if anyone has any tips or anything to say about the or...
by tonyclarey
10 Jan 2010, 09:12
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: How recognised are online TEFL qualifications?
Replies: 19
Views: 14656

Re: How recognised are online TEFL qualifications?

Thanks Keith-nice to get a straightforward reply from someone who isn't up their own
****.I'll e-mail you directly soon.
Tony
by tonyclarey
08 Jan 2010, 15:58
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: How recognised are online TEFL qualifications?
Replies: 19
Views: 14656

Re: How recognised are online TEFL qualifications?

I should have qualified my question.As the forum was entitled 'how recognised are online TEFL qualifications?',I assumed that contributors would recognise I was asking for recommended TEFL qualifications.
by tonyclarey
07 Jan 2010, 13:01
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: How recognised are online TEFL qualifications?
Replies: 19
Views: 14656

Re: How recognised are online TEFL qualifications?

From personal experience ...not a lot.In the 2 years since I gained a 100 hour TEFL cert administered by ITC all job applications have been met with 2 questions:'degree?' and 'CELTA?' I've done voluntary work in Nepal,India & Norwich (they're a bit remote here,bless 'em).. actually it was at the Ref...
by tonyclarey
07 Jan 2010, 12:45
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Do I need a TEFL certificate?
Replies: 4
Views: 4674

Re: Do I need a TEFL certificate?

Have been off the site for a while but this question caught my eye. I do have a TEFL certificate but after having spent nearly 2 years unsuccessfully looking for employment teaching underprivileged children,I have belatedly come to realise it is probably as much use as a chocolate teapot. The gainin...
by tonyclarey
03 Feb 2009, 10:07
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Chances of employment without practical experience?
Replies: 3
Views: 4739

Re: Chances of employment without practical experience?

Hi Voluntary work is always a good way to get started. I have offered my services to the Refugee Council here in Norwich,who have over 100 Congolese & Ethiopian refugees of all ages on their books.Did it for 4 months once a week,but there was very little response. Spent 2 months in Nepal;an organisa...
by tonyclarey
04 Jun 2007, 08:12
Forum: Grammar & Usage
Topic: Help!! Tefl help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 9003

Q3

Thanks for your reply-much appreciated.
by tonyclarey
30 May 2007, 08:08
Forum: Grammar & Usage
Topic: Help!! Tefl help needed
Replies: 3
Views: 9003

1st assignment Q3.

Just started the correspondence course and,like you,am a bit stuck on Q3.
Did you get any good ideas?
Hope you can help.
Tony C