Category "SLB News, Events & Campaigns"

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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 […]

SLB collaborate on mental health project

SLB have teamed up with the federation Salut Mental Catalunya (SMC) and the ELT initiative Mental Health Friendly to collaborate on a project to pilot English teaching materials. The materials are designed for use in community social clubs attended by people with […]

International membership of the cooperative SLB!

Not so long ago, some like-minded souls asked whether international membership of our cooperative was possible, or whether there were any other ways to support what we do. So we put the idea to our socios, had our usual discussion […]

The Guillotine: an SLB Parody Clip

Here we share with you the video clip that I used for my talk on SLB at the recent Innovate ELT conference. Taken from Pedro Olea’s 1992 movie El Maestro de Esgrima (The Fencing Teacher), the clip is set in […]

Innovate ELT 2016 Conference: A Critical Preflection

In less than a fortnight’s time, the Innovate ELT 2016 conference, run by ELT Jam and Oxford TEFL, will get underway in Barcelona. SLB are delighted to be represented by yours truly – I’ll be giving a talk on the […]

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 […]

SLB begin new collaboration with Glassworks Barcelona

SLB’s experience working with creative industries continues to grow! We are delighted to have secured a contract with Glassworks Barcelona, a renowned visual FX and postproduction company. We are providing specialised English training to some of the key staff at Glassworks, […]