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Christmas is coming …

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I love this time of year! I love the lights, the markets, baking Christmas cake and mince pies (see below) and writing individual Christmas cards. If you’re not sure what to write in your English Christmas cards, you can find nice messages here. Enjoy!

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‘The Time is Now’

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Was the title of this year’s event by TEDx Frankfurt . Very inspirational talks, particularly Inna Braverman of Eco Wave Power.

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Nice reference

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Coaching into motivation

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I think the participants of my workshop ‘Coaching into Motivation’ had great fun repeating the five domains of David Rock’s SCARF model – Status, Certainty, Autonomy, Relatedness and Fairness which I am convinced are vital to keep students and their brains happy. Read the article – it is fascinating. Once again, I felt inspired by […]

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An explanation for Brexit?

Reformation Day was celebrated yesterday in Germany. I was fascinated by this Guardian article comparing the Reformation to Brexit … I also wished I had paid more attention in history lessons at school!

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Job Coaching/2

I am really excited about the launch of the website sj-jobcoaching. Susanne Senft of Senft-Coaching and I have realised there is a real demand for German/English interview training with experienced native speaker coaches but not many experts who can provide this kind of dual service. This is our USP – two coaches with a similar […]

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Senft & Jolliffe Jobcoaching now on air!

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Had the pleasure to activate the new website on Suturday, 14th of October 2017.

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Coaching workshop in Biel/Bienne

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It was an honour to be invited by ETAS, The English Teachers Association of Switzerland to present my coaching workshop on their annual Professional Development Day. It was a very inspiring day in the pretty town of Biel/Bienne and good to catch up with some familiar faces in the world of ELT.

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Job coaching

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Getting excited about a new website I am setting up with Susanne Senft of Senft Coaching offering English and German coaching for job applications and interviews. We had a good photo session on Saturday and my partner Reiner is busy creating the site. Watch this space!!

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ELTAF Conference

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As Chair of ELTAF, The English Language Teaching Association of Frankfurt, I was very proud to open our 13th Conference in Oberursel on Saturday. Great plenary speech by Andreas Grundtvig on the Family of Englishes and other inspiring workshops with Evan Frendo, Marjorie Rosenberg, Ian Badger, Hugh Dellar and many more.

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