Emma is a longstanding member of Gallery Teachers and was the Director of Studies at KKCL for several years, supporting teachers, designing courses and overseeing multi-site summer schools.
She now wears many educational hats, and works as an examiner for the Home Office (Trinity SELT), as an International ESOL Examiner, coordinating Higher Education postgraduate courses, teaching her own students and sharing her expertise with the education community through teacher training and blog writing.
In her free time she is an independent singer-songwriter and confessed language lover, who speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese, Intermediate French and Italian and has just started to learn Turkish.
Posts by Emma Lauson:
How to manage young learner culture shock13th September 2021
How to manage young learner culture shock. Tips for TEFL / TESOL teachers, activity leaders and school staff in English-speaking countries. [...]Read More Classroom Management
How to avoid teacher burnout5th May 2021
Too many bad days can lead us to excessive stress, pressure and exertion. This article will look at how teacher burnout can be avoided. [...]Read More Classroom Management
How to maximize your pay in TEFL12th April 2021
This article wants to help you to navigate the rocky landscape of TEFL pay scales, so you can avoid falling down any crevices along the way. [...]Read More Work and Employment
Improve your paperwork skills – A guide for classroom Teachers22nd January 2021
Why do many teachers dislike paperwork? Learn what teachers’ paperwork is used for, and find out ways to make paperwork more manageable. [...]Read More Professional Development
How To Start Teaching 121 Online… And Keep Them Coming Back!18th December 2020
Despite the many opportunities in TEFL now that everything is online, finding good repeat customers is really hard [...]Read More Professional Development