IQTEFL

IQTEFL

It is here! The course you’ve all been waiting for: IQTEFL is complete and in the final stages of accreditation ready for launching in the next few weeks. The IQTEFL is a 120-hours course that will be available to learners worldwide who would like to achieve a recognised, accredited qualification that demonstrates that they are […]

Blended Learning

Blended Learning

You may have heard the phrase ‘blended learning’ in recent meetings and seminars. Do you know what it means? Hopefully, this blog will clear up any confusion! If it doesn’t then feel free to e-mail academic@iqbar.co.uk with any questions or comments you may have. Blended learning is an approach to education that combines self-directed online […]

STEM & Beyond

STEM & Beyond

We’re going places in 2020, we’re going to STEM & Beyond!  STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of integrating four subjects – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – within lessons. STEM lessons interweave these into a cohesive learning program based on real-world applications. The benefits of teaching these four subjects together are numerous: […]

Daylight Saving Time 2020 – How will it affect Buddies?

Daylight Saving Time 2020 – How will it affect Buddies?

Please be aware that the clocks will be changing towards the end of the month. On Sunday 29th March at 1am, the UK clocks will go forward by 1 hour.  What is Daylight Saving Time?  Twice a year the UK takes part in Daylight Saving, where the time changes by one hour, and every year […]

What Does Being TEFL Certified Mean?

What Does Being TEFL Certified Mean?

If you are anything like me, you would also be wondering what a TEFL certification actually means. When I embarked on my journey towards achieving my Bachelors in Early Childhood Education, I frequently crossed paths with the phrase ‘TEFL certification’. At the time of my studies, a bunch of people I knew where getting ready […]

What’s the Deal With the Bready Seminars?

What’s the Deal With the Bready Seminars?

Got a double booking with a Bready named ‘Bready Seminar’ recently? Relax, there’s no need to fret. All it means that you’ve been chosen to conduct a Bready Seminar. Let’s run through your accomplishments since joining IQBar: You’ve obtained your TEFL certification; You’ve passed the interview stage; You’ve taught a lesson or two and you’re […]

#TipForTuesday – Phonics, what if your Bready seems too advanced?

#TipForTuesday – Phonics, what if your Bready seems too advanced?

Unlike some of our other courses that offer a little flexibility in how they are taught and what is included in a lesson, our phonics course follow a very specific formula in line with the original ‘Letters and Sounds’ course published by the Department for Education and skills in the UK. Modified for ESL learners, […]

New Cambridge Courses on Offer!

New Cambridge Courses on Offer!

We are pleased to announce more Cambridge courses are now on offer for contracted Buddies! See below for the list of the new courses on offer. We have added a number of two hour courses for those who would like to take courses but have limited time. 20h courses – exam prep: – IELTS – […]

Write for us!

Write for us!

Do you have a penchant for writing? Is there something you feel you’ve got to share, either about your experience as a Buddy or any advice you have for other Buddies? Let us know! We’re always looking for contributions for the blog.  The best part? Any Buddy who writes a blog post over 800 words […]

Daylight Saving Time 2019

Daylight Saving Time 2019

Twice a year, the time in the UK changes by an hour causing widespread confusion and people moaning about losing an hours’ sleep. It is something that happens across the world on different days and at times, seems like a pointless activity. So, what exactly is Daylight Saving and how does it affect Buddies working at […]