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“Technology has allowed me to tutor anyone in the world at any time of the day”

I am the founder and creator of Cricket Tutor. Cricket Tutor is a tutoring service catering to the needs of teachers that have decided not to teach in a traditional classroom setting due to Covid-19. The tutors help students navigate their virtual ...

October 19, 2020, by

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“It doesn’t matter how good our product is if nobody knows about it.”

I’ve been involved in language teaching for many years. I’ve taught English as a Second or Foreign Language in the UK, Bulgaria, Canada, and Spain. More recently I taught in the teacher education program at the University of Toronto, in Canada. Almost ...

July 7, 2020, by

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“We Had To Quickly Learn How To Go Digital”

Open Minds is an English school that had to quickly learn how to go digital. We were an extremely analogical English school in Milan, to the point of not having a location but organizing 1:1 courses for children in their homes. Covid-19 ...

April 25, 2020, by

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Jessica: “The internet allows me to work from anywhere in the world”

My name is Jess! I’m an online English language coach, with a background in art and design. I help artists and designers to write and speak about their work in English with confidence. I write a daily blog where I model good ...

June 6, 2018, by

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Laura: “Technology facilitates access, but it can not replace the teacher”

Hello, my name is Laura and I'm an Italian teacher. I got a Masters degree in Italian language and literature at University of Padova and CEDILS certification at University of Venice. This is a qualification that enables me to teach Italian as ...

February 28, 2018, by

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Elena: “I am a big fan of using games with my lessons.”

My name is Elena. I am a Russian teacher, and I grew up and studied in Moscow. I’ve been working with students from different countries for 12 years. I presented my Ph.D. thesis at the Moscow State University. When I was ...

January 24, 2018, by

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Benjamin: “The main challenge is to focus on what truly matters”

I'm Benjamin Houy, a Frenchman living in Berlin and the founder of French Together, a website where I help English speakers learn the 20% of French that truly matters so they can quickly speak and understand the language. My love of languages ...

July 21, 2017, by

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Victoria: “Teaching and Learning Have Never Been So Accessible and Fun”

My name is Victoria and I’m an English Teacher. I'm a dreamer which believes that education will make the world a better place to live in. Daily, I try to bring a small contribution into the immensity of the education by doing ...

July 12, 2017, by

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Alba Castro: “The human factor is still irreplaceable.”

My name is Alba Castro and I teach Spanish via Skype. I studied Spanish linguistics in my hometown in Spain and a PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) to teach Spanish as a second language in Liverpool Hope University during my time in ...

August 19, 2016, by

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Elliott: “The opportunity to work online has created an amazing lifestyle for me.”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply write down and ...

April 5, 2016, by

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Jennifer Nascimento: “Forget those boring textbooks!”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply write down and ...

December 6, 2015, by

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Kirsty: “It’s important for trainers and course providers to gain credibility by building an online presence”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply write down and ...

September 21, 2015, by