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 Resources along 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 writ ten mate
rials 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. (2020) ‘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 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 at Leeds Beckett University researching the effects of heteronormativity on LGBTQI+ students’ motivation.
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.
Mohamed el Mohamady – CELTA tutor
Mohamed El Mohamady is from Egypt and is a Tutor on the CELT Athens CELTA courses; he obtained his CELTA in 2012 and completed his Cambridge Delta with us in 2018.
He has experience of teaching General English in Egypt and, more recently, English for Specific Purposes in Saudi Arabia where he also works as an Assessment Coordinator for a local Polytechnic.
In the summer of 2019, he followed our CELTA tutor induction programme and has been working with us since.
Mohamed has conducted many workshops and presentations in TESOL conferences inEgypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Bahrain, served as a member in the proposal reviewing committee of the TESOL Arabia 25th International Conference & Exhibition. He was one of the contributors in the new publication “More Recipes for the Wireless Classroom”.
He is an Approved CELTA Tutor