Where have all the women gone? A few weeks ago,  there arose the opportunity to give a talk on a panel, along with Varinder Unlu and Emily Hird (Speakers)  Jackie Kassteen (Chair), on the topic of “The Future of ELT” – in relation to Women-  within the programme of the eponymously-named Conference run by Trinity […]

    Darning Secrets and other stories Stories come from everywhere and anywhere. They can come from personal experience of from an archipelago of a created alter- atmosphere carved out of our imagination. What they hold in common, though, is their ability to bring us together as humans as we reflect on the absurdity of […]

So you´re back to work and getting into the swing of things nicely after the festive break. And then you´re asked to teach a new teens class from next week. Your heart sinks, and you can feel the tension rising in the pit of your stomach. You want to cry out, “I´m not a teens […]

Where have all the women gone? On 17th June 2017,  I will be speaking as part of an expert panel on the future of ELT and women at the Trinity Future of ELT Conference in London. Women are everywhere in ELT but yet they are often nowhere to be seen in postions of power and […]

Prior to the upcoming iELT Conference here in Barcelona, {Seahorse English} Barcelona is very excited to announce its first Short Story Storytelling Competition! Stories of no more than a 1,000 words to be submitted to seahorseenglish@gmail.com as an attachment in a word document only please. Rules: 1 Word limit- 1, 000 words 2 The story […]

Creative Writing Workshop this Saturday in central Barcelona! {Seahorse English} is not just about teaching. It´s also about The Arts, storytelling in ELT and CPD in particular, growth and development. QUILT is an arts based workshop where {Seahorse English} members can learn a new skill or perfect an old one. Even if you have never […]

  ‪#‎storytellinggarland‬. In readiness for speaking at the Innovate Conference in May, we are creating a new type of story mosaic at Seahorse English Barcelona… Write a short story (About 3 sentences) and post it in comments ij the facebook group. Each day a new word will be posted as an inspiration for any story. […]