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by LeProf
11 Oct 2009, 16:14
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: International House CELTA - worth it?
Replies: 2
Views: 3852

Re: International House CELTA - worth it?

Hi There, You're right in thinking that the CELTA (from Cambridge) is a kind of gold standard (I'm proud to have my Cambridge CELTA and DELTA in any case) but there are other factors to take into account too when choosing your TEFL Cert course. One is obviously the price, and in order for a training...
by LeProf
11 Oct 2009, 15:52
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Europe
Topic: Teaching in France or Italy
Replies: 5
Views: 11283

Re: Teaching in France or Italy

Hi There, I've been living and teaching in France for 15 years and I have to say that it's pretty easy to get a reasonable job once you have got your TEFL Cert. You mustn't expect to be rich, you never will be in TEFL alone, but you can survive and have a good time in cities like Paris while having ...
by LeProf
11 Oct 2009, 14:47
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: pre-course interview: Trinity TESOL/ Cambridge CELTA
Replies: 1
Views: 4749

Re: pre-course interview: Trinity TESOL/ Cambridge CELTA

Hi, your question is certainly valid! My organisation runs a non-Cambridge or Trinity course (I'm the course director), but we are validated by the old head of TEFL at Trinity through his organisation IATQUO, so maybe have some right to talk on the subject. As far as I'm concerned, once the potentia...
by LeProf
11 Oct 2009, 14:19
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: CELTA or Trinity?
Replies: 6
Views: 9450

Re: CELTA or Trinity?

That's a great question, and I must admit it concerns me greatly as the course director of a non-Cambridge/Trinity certificed TEFL cert course! I have two main comments: First of all, there are other certificate validating organisations out there who are definitely worth their salt, but as you obvio...