Susbcribe to our newsletter for teachers of English in Spain:

Data protection policy


There are lots of great learning experiences for teachers in Spain in the coming year organised by British Council and the Teachers Associations in Spain.

In September we kick off the year with our annual British Council conferences on 28 September and we’ll be streaming some of our sessions live so if you can’t make it you can still join us!

British Council conferences.  Creative ELT in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia. 27 September

Madrid:  British Council School, C/ Solano 5, Prado de Somosaguas, Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid. 10.00 – 15.15

Our conference aims to inspire English and CLIL teachers to get more creative in the classroom.  Our guest speaker Robin Walker will share ideas on how to teach pronunciation creatively and our own expert teachers and trainers will share their own tips and advice on.

Hear what our organising team have to say in our first podcast.

You can book your free place here at our conferences

You can see highlights from the 2013 conference here and watch some great sessions from last year too:

British Council teacher training online.


Meanwhile don’t forget if you are interested in doing one of our British Council teacher training courses online there are moderated and self access courses running throughout the year on our global site for teachers.  (link to )

Don’t forget that there are plenty of seminars and workshops which you can see at anywhere at any time on our Teaching English site. (Note: all resources on the Teaching English website are free but you need to register to view or download).

Hay Festival, Segovia. September, 2014

Events in Spain

September 22

Previous days

Monday 22th / Lunes 22
20:00/21:00 A book in your hand (Librería Antares)
Listen, think about, laugh, and talk about poetry from one of Britain´s most loved and influential poets.  Teachers from the British Council read some of Roger McGough´s wittiest and darkest poems in English.  By Ilze Barobs and Rachel Picken, British Council

Storytelling sessions for children

Events in Spain

MadridSeptember 25

The British Council is delighted to be taking part in this year’s cultural marathon to celebrate the 2014 edition of “European Day of Languages” organised by Eunic España. This year our Story Fairy, Heather Parfitt, will delight young learners of English and parents in 2 interactive and fun storytelling sessions.

Session 1. Lion’s Birthday Surprise and Grow, Flower, Grow! 18.00 – 18.45

Is suitable for very young children between the ages of 3-5. If you would like to attend with your children don’t forget to book your places here:

Train to be an English Teacher


British Council Schools Online

Associations and Networks

Teaching English Associations and Networks Spain