Teaching Changes Lives #teachingchangeslives

Win a two-week teacher training course in Oxford – tell us how your teaching has changed lives for the better!


Create a presentation or a video to show how your English language teaching has changed lives for the better.

You can focus on an individual student OR a class OR an entire school or institution.

How to enter

Follow these simple steps:

  1. Create your video OR presentation
  2. Submit your entry via our online entry form
  3. Fill out your personal details on the entry form, and click ‘submit’

Enter now

Closing date: Wednesday 30th March 2016


1st Prize: A two-week all-expenses paid professional development scholarship in Oxford

Four grand-prize winners from different regions across the globe will win a two-week all-expenses paid scholarship to attend the Oxford English Language Teachers’ Academy Summer School, held at Worcester College, Oxford.

  • Includes flights and travel to and from Oxford, accommodation, and all meals
  • Choose modules to create a professional development course that is right for you
  • Visit Oxford and the surrounding area to deepen your understanding of British culture
  • Receive a certificate from Oxford University on completion of the course

2nd Prize: An Oxford Teachers’ Academy Online professional development course

8 runners-up will win an Oxford Teachers’ Academy Online professional development course. The winners can choose from any of the following courses:

Featured stories this month

We are enjoying all of your #TeachingChangesLives stories so far – and can’t wait to hear more!

This month, we have chosen four inspirational stories that show how teaching is changing lives all over the world:

Alla Symonenko - Ukraine
Maicon Venâncio, Brazil
Claudia Pontremoli - Argentina
Maria-Andrea Kern - Germany

Oxford University Press – We believe that teaching changes lives

Every day, we enrich the lives of individuals and communities through education and learning English.

This is our story – but what’s yours? Have you ever thought how your own teaching has helped to change lives for the better?

The #TeachingChangesLives competition has been created for that purpose: to hear your stories. We can’t wait to hear yours!

Need inspiration?

Watch some of our example stories:

shaping learning together