Celebrating Halloween

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I believe learning about culture (big and little C) in childhood helps children recognize, accept and appreciate differences. I also believe it's important not to limit ourselves to celebrations and traditions from English speaking countries but bring in those from around the world and even from the local community.   Do you consider culture as a skill [...]

Our Favourite Online Course Providers

We all know that a good quality teacher development course is a worthwhile investment to give your teaching practice and career a boost.  However, what happens when the city you live in or your busy timetable makes attending face-to-face classes impossible? Many teachers these days are turning to online education as a viable option that [...]

Tips for New Young Learner Teachers: Part 2

“Teachers help students find important things they've lost every day. Sometimes it is a paper, backpack, or jacket... other times it is courage, confidence, or a smile” The advice continues with more great tips for new Young Learner Teachers.  This time, Cris Vieira Cardaretti shares what she has learned about child development and her own [...]

Tips for New Young Learner Teachers

Far too often, English teachers are thrust into the Young Learner classroom with very little support or training.  If you are looking for guidance about teaching children, here is some great advice from Young Learner teachers Débora Meira and Cecilia Santo. Positive discipline Developing strong classroom management skills is the number 1 priority for anyone [...]

Oxford TEFL & Active English Teacher Development Webinar Series

The tutors from our Online Teacher Development Courses have put together this series of webinars to bring you their advice, knowledge and plenty of practical ideas to help you develop your teaching practice.   Places are limited so make sure to sign up today!   24th September at 1pm-2-m Nicola Meldrum: How can taking online [...]

New partnership with Oxford TEFL

Active English is proud to be partnering with Oxford TEFL to provide the best possible courses for teachers that are developed with the teacher and student needs in mind. Oxford TEFL is a top teacher training center based in Europe and together with Active English, are now offering teacher development courses tailored to the Brazilian [...]