Category Archives: Windsor Schools

A bit of TEFL justice

Paul Lowe and his former sidekick Ashley Arnold have been given fines, community service and (for Paul) a suspended sentence for the notorious time when Windsor Schools took money off students for a Trinity TESOL course knowing full well that … Continue reading

Posted in British Council accreditation, Cambridge ESOL, CELTA, Dodgy TEFL courses, Dodgy TEFL school owners, Teacher training, TEFL, TEFL certificate, TEFL in the UK, TEFL qualifications, TEFL scams, TEFL villains- Paul Lowe, Trinity, Trinity CertTESOL, Windsor Schools, Windsor TEFL | 8 Comments

It’s all down to us, guys

If I heard correctly, last week’s edition of Law in Action included the statistic that 43 of 44 police authorities in the UK do not investigate or prosecute fraud. There are other bodies that do, but they focus very much … Continue reading

Posted in Dave Sperling's ESL Cafe, EL Gazette, Guardian TEFL, links, Teacher forums, Teaching English Abroad, TEFL, TEFL blacklist, TEFL blogs, TEFL in the UK, TEFL scams, TEFL School Reviews, Windsor Schools | 2 Comments

The TEFLtastic Blacklist of Shame Guardian Watch 3

You can’t do much reading about TEFL on the Net without coming across stories of dodgy geezers and their nasty little business schemes, and then you can’t read much more without coming across the nasty little TEFL teachers with their … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Veldhuisen, Dodgy TEFL courses, Dodgy TEFL school owners, Teacher forums, Teaching English Abroad, Teaching English in Asia, Teaching English in India, Teaching English in Japan, Teaching English in Thailand, TEFL, TEFL certificate, TEFL International, TEFL scams, TEFL villains- Paul Lowe, Windsor Schools, Windsor TEFL | 14 Comments

An appeal to TEFLers everywhere

I would be grateful if you could help me and TEFLers everywhere by sparing ten minutes to read this and do one of the actions suggested below Some background: 2 weeks ago a certain Paul Lowe of Windsor Schools/Windsor TEFL … Continue reading

Posted in Teacher training, Teaching English in Europe, TEFL, TEFL heroes- Sandy McManus, TEFL qualifications, TEFL scams, TEFL villains- Paul Lowe, Windsor Schools, Working conditions | 7 Comments

TEFL bloggers of the world unite!

Thanks to all the people who have supported me in my fight (and the losing fights of Sandy McManus at TEFLtrade and Wally Windsor) against the vague threats and other bullying tactics of Mr Paul Lowe of Windsor Schools/ Windsor … Continue reading

Posted in TEFL heroes- Sandy McManus, TEFL scams, TEFL villains- Paul Lowe, Windsor Schools, Working conditions | 1 Comment

Letter from a reader- Windsor Schools

“Hello Alex,   I am writing to find out who owns your balanced “forum” of ideas. You will know that the web is a place for all-comers to denigrate others without the need for any material explanation or proof- some … Continue reading

Posted in TEFL, TEFL villains- Paul Lowe, Windsor Schools | 29 Comments