Monthly Archives: February 2019


Teacher Talking Time Episode 4: Tackling Native Speaker Bias in ELT – an Interview with Marek Kiczkowiak

In this episode, Andrew sits down with teacher, author, and advocate Marek Kiczkowiak. They talk about the long-standing bias against non-native speaker teachers in the English training industry. As Marek explains, it has been a significant problem for a long time, but it doesn’t need to be. Through his organization – TEFL Equity Advocates – and his Academy where he runs his own courses for tackling the stigma – TEFL Equity Academy – Marek has made quite a positive impact. And he’s only just getting started. On that note, he has also co-authored a book with Rob Lowe, called Teaching English as a […]


Teacher Talking Time Episode 3: Don’t Make Resolutions; Cultivate Habits in 2019

Hi everyone, In this episode, Leo, Mike, and Andrew discuss the failings of their New Year’s Resolutions one month into 2019. They ponder why resolutions don’t work, why we put so much pressure on ourselves to make them, and if “cultvating habits” would be more fruitful, especially as teachers. They conclude by asking the listeners how they plan to create better habits in their personal and professional lives. Don’t forget to subscribe to the show in Spotofy, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Stitcher. For more info on what we do at LYE, check out: Our Website Our catalog of online […]