Marisa Constantinides – Centre Director & Owner – CELTA & Delta Tutor
Marisa is a teacher, teacher educator, and ELT author; she is the Director of Studies of CELT Athens responsible for the design and implementation of all courses offered at CELT. Her main ELT qualifications are a Diploma in TEFLA (the RSA Dip. TEFLA, predecessor to the Cambridge Delta) and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from Reading University.
Marisa is a frequent conference presenter and keynote speaker – some recent presentations can be viewed here – and has presented at IATEFL International, TESOL France, Brazil TESOL, TESOL Greece as well as on numerous online Conferences and Events and has served as a member of the Committee of the IATEFL Learning Technologies SIG (Special Interest Group).
Marisa is one of the founding moderators of a weekly hash tagged discussion of ELT teachers on Twitter which was a finalist in the 2012 ELTon Awards for Innovation in Teacher Resourcesalong with fellow moderators of #ELTchat, one of the first and most popular hash tagged conversations on Twitter every Wednesday (find more info on the ELTchat blog.
Marisa has written materials for young learners and for using literature in ELT; she has published articles in a variety of print and online journals – some recent ones can be viewed below
Constantinides, M. (2011) ‘Intergating Technology on Initial Training Courses: A Survey Amongst CELTA Tutors”, in International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) 1(2)
Constantinides, M. (2015), “Politeness Principles Across Cultures”, in the Newsletter of the IATEFL Business English Special Interest Group, Summer 2015, Issue 90.
Constantinides, M. (2015) “Creating Creative Teachers” in Peachey, N. and Maley, A. (eds) “Creativity in English Language Classroom, British Council
Constantinides, M. (in press) ‘From digital curation to content creation‘, in Mavridi, S. and Xerri, D. (eds.) English for 21st century skills. Newbury: Express Publishing.
She maintains a number of blogs including the #ELTchat Blog which remains a great source of inspiration for teachers around the world.
Alexander Makarios – CELTA and Delta Tutor
Alexander is from Greece and has been a teacher since 2004 with experience of teaching a variety of age groups and levels, including Business English, ESP and Academic English. He obtained his Cambridge CELTA Certificate in 2006, his Cambridge Delta Diploma in 2009 (both at CELT Athens) and his MA in TEFL in 2019 from the University of Reading.
Alexander has been a Course Tutor on most of our Cambridge CELTA courses since 2010 and a Cambridge Delta Tutor since 2018.
He also contributes to other courses, such as English for Teachers, while as a Cambridge CELTA Assessor, he also assesses CELTA courses at other centres.
He is one of the blog authors of Cambridge CELTA Blog as well as the blog on this site.
Angelos Bollas – Online CELTA tutor
Angelos Bollas is from Greece and is a Tutor on the CELT Athens CELTA courses – he obtained his CELTA in 2014 and subsequently completed his Cambridge Delta with us and continued with his MA in English Language Teaching. Currently, he is completing his PhD.
He has experience of teaching in Greece, general and exam classes and in the UK teaching in EAP classes and training on CELTA and Delta programmes.
He was moderator of #ELTchat on Twitter and for 3 years served as a member of the Conference Committee which organises the Annual IATEFL International Conference in the UK. At present he lives in Ireland where he is completing his PhD.
Angelos is an Approved CELTA tutor since the summer of 2016.