Friend Karen Richardson has reached out to the teacher development community to help out a colleague. She sent me the following email (also posted on our Facebook page):
“A colleague has asked me whether I would be her assessor/tutor for her Teaching Practice. She intends to take a cert TESOL course run by intesol. It’s a 150 hour online course that claims to be equivalent to the Trinity certTESOL and the CELTA.
I’ve never heard of …this course before and so am wondering whether it is really as serious as it claims to be. Can anyone offer any advice please?”

I have to admit that I’ve never heard of them (not necessarily a bad thing), so I can’t really comment. But perhaps one of our readers can…