Archive for 2014

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Who’d be a freelance teacher? (Pt. 1)

The answer to the question “Who’d be a freelance teacher?” will vary greatly according to your geographical location. In France, the answer might be “Quite a lot of people”. Of course there are pitfalls, but for many French workers freelancing makes […]

So Far We Have:

Constituted and registered our cooperative of linguistic services, currently consisting of four founding socios Invested the obligatory minimum capital (€3000) Begun building our first service, a pool of material and courses for English teachers Made available our second service, a stock […]

SLB is Go!

After months of hard work and frustration, the cooperative Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona is finally fully operational! We have actually been registered with the Registre General de Cooperatives de Catalunya since the beginning of March, but complications with our bank account […]

SLB Collaborate with The Phoenix Projects, Guatemala

Two of our socios recently returned from Guatemala after a successful collaboration with The Phoenix Projects, an organisation which runs several schools for impoverished children across Latin America. The Phoenix Projects are aptly named. Not long ago they were facing […]

Solidarity project 1: The Phoenix Projects, Guatemala

As a cooperative, we are committed not only to supporting our members but also the wider community around us. With this in mind, we are launching a series of solidarity projects designed to share our services with local and international […]

Barcelona Teachers’ Survey: Analysis

Thank you to all those who responded to the Barcelona Teachers’ Survey. This is our analysis of the results. You can also download a basic version of the report, in PDF format here. Barcelona Teacher Survey Report. Summary of key […]

We’d Like to Introduce a New Barcelona Cooperative

Break out the cava! This is Serveis Lingüístics de Barcelona’s blog, and we are all shiny and new. As the Catalan name suggests, we are a Barcelona based business, but we’re not just any old business—we’re a services cooperative. That […]