Category "SLB for Autónomos"

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Three Things I Took Away From the SLB Pronunciation Workshop

SLB member Myles Klynhout reflects on the January teacher training workshop at the coop.    Firstly, a huge thankyou to James Venner & Neil McMillan for co-running the pronunciation workshop. Also, special thanks to Laura and Gerry for hosting the […]

Changes for autónomos in Spain: the SLB view

Hot off the press from eldiario.es – some changes for autónomos in Spain, just approved by a majority in the Spanish congress and due to come into law in the coming months. In brief: Changes for autónomos in Spain The social […]

Workers’ Rights for TEFL Teachers in Catalonia and Spain

At the cooperative SLB we regularly receive messages from disgruntled TEFL teachers who have been at the wrong end of some shabby treatment by private academies or agencies. Whether they’ve not been paid for several months, or have found themselves […]

20D: What Spain’s political parties are promising freelancers

In the run-up to the Spanish General Election on December 20th 2015 (20D), promises are flowing like so much cheap cava. But just what are the main Spanish political parties promising for freelancers, or autónomos as they are known here? It’s […]

Why I joined Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona – by Laura Hesse

  Laura Hesse is a teacher specialised in business English, job interview preparation and preparation for official exams. She lives and works in Barcelona, and has over ten years’ experience in education. In this post she talks about her reasons for becoming […]

How can I bill if I’m not freelance?

In this post we’ll try to address a question which comes up again and again in teachers’ forums and group pages in Spain. The situation goes something like this: I work for an academy but  a company has offered me […]

Who’d be a freelance teacher? (Pt. 2)

In the last post we discussed some of the stigma and fear attached to becoming an autónomo teacher in Spain. Judging by the comments this post generated, it seems that teachers across the world face similar problems when considering the freelance […]