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by Velvet
31 Oct 2008, 12:35
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

HI All! My case is going to be passed to the court soon,I am seeing a lawyer next week.At Citizens Advice they already heard about Elite/Acces-dodgy-bogus college and said the court is going to push them and force them as much as possible. Now they (Elite)removed their teachers trainig option from t...
by Velvet
19 Oct 2008, 15:12
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

Wow, I am happy to find a witness!Would you be able to give your name to what you have said if it will be needed? Well,Citizen's Advice did not reply yet but I am going to make an appointment with them personally,but DIUS Register of Education and Training Providers started an investigation against ...
by Velvet
10 Oct 2008, 14:56
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

Elite is their old name,they changed it to Access College. www.accesscollege.co.uk The new one is 'under construction',especially their teacher's training courses are not available... Their number changed too,I think it is on their new website too.They only have foreign receptionist with strong acce...
by Velvet
10 Oct 2008, 13:45
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

I am trying to do my best but unfortunately it takes some time.I started the process but I need to wait for authorities' reply now.
Even if they disappear I am going to report the guy as a person for cheating.
by Velvet
10 Oct 2008, 13:39
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

Sorry,not on this forum,here is the link: http://forums.eslcafe.com/job/viewtopic.php?t=60205

Esl cafe.They are famous already and I am going to make them even more famous...
by Velvet
10 Oct 2008, 13:36
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

Hi everyone, This guy (the manager)seems a complete ....hole.I sent him an official complaint letter,he did not read it,I went to see him twice to discuss it and handed him the letter to read it finally,no reaction.I mentioned all my evidences, no explanation.He could not explain why he advertised C...
by Velvet
05 Oct 2008, 13:20
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

Thanks.But I found this: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/language-centre/Co ... escription
It seems to describe a course called TEFL.Even is he is right he doesn't run his course properly,either Celta or Tefl and I can complain in both cases.
I hope the best...
by Velvet
04 Oct 2008, 20:48
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

Thanks.I am definitely going to name them after I get over it,posting it all existing forums,blacklists,etc. I am going to speak to him on Monday,getting ready with all my documents and points against him,saying hopefully we can agree so I do not have to take this further.If we can't,I am going to m...
by Velvet
03 Oct 2008, 00:20
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

That's what I thought as well,I never heard about TEFL course as a particular one.But does it exsist as a course at all,or is it just a fake name? (by him) He calls his course TEFL which is 'like CELTA' and they accpet it as well for jobs.Oh yeah,and he does not need accreditation and can cheat peop...
by Velvet
02 Oct 2008, 23:44
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

Thanks very much Martin! I will email you with some details,thanks for your help in advance. I have some 'news' though and I would like to share it with the forum.Apparently I had a class today,as I was promised on Tuesday.They canceled it 1 hour before the class.The school is in Wimbledon,so I rush...
by Velvet
01 Oct 2008, 19:17
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

Thanx Alex.I have checked it but they are not on it...Can you give me a website or contact of Cambridge where I can complain? I am afraid I need to claim my money back and I do not know much about the procedure,therefore I need some professional advice.The 'manager' didn't call me today,of course.I ...
by Velvet
30 Sep 2008, 22:47
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

Re: CELTA nightmare?

I have checked them and could not find them in any of the accreditation lists.(British Council,etc.)They do claim though they are accredited-in an article.Unfortunately I cannot check their website because they changed their name recently and they're under construction.I know I should have checked i...
by Velvet
30 Sep 2008, 20:55
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA nightmare?
Replies: 25
Views: 30268

CELTA nightmare?

Hi all, I am a non-native EFL teacher ,living in LONDON.Finding an EFL job without CELTA is really hard,even if I have an EFL degree.I decided to do the CELTA part-time course from this September.I live in south London and I found a language school not far from my workplace.I was really happy I don'...