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Teach English abroad or online with The TEFL Org

TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) can take you all over the world. Live like a local in countries such as Spain and Japan, where TEFL teachers are in high demand.

Or teach English from home and set your own working hours. You could even combine both travel abroad and working online and become a digital nomad!

Change your career and become a teacher who inspires students across the globe, teach online as a side hustle in the evenings to earn some extra cash, volunteer with refugees and people in need: the opportunities with TEFL are vast.

And getting started is easier than you might think. All you need is TEFL certification from the world’s most accredited TEFL course provider.

You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications to start training as a TEFL teacher. All you need is fluency in English and the enthusiasm to learn and we’ll guide you through the rest!

Where will you TEFL?

Learn how to get started on your own TEFL adventure with our comprehensive guides. Packed full of information about requirements, salaries, finding work, and more, our Teach Abroad and Teach Online guides are a great place to get started.

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Why is accreditation important? It’s what gives you—and employers—confidence that our courses have undergone a process of external quality control. This means that when you sign up for a TEFL Org course you can be sure that the training you receive is of the highest standard and is internationally recognised.

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Why should you learn to teach English with The TEFL Org?

The TEFL Org is the world's most accredited TEFL course provider

Internationally recognised certification

The TEFL Org the only TEFL provider to assign a dedicated personal tutor with real industry experience for the duration of your course

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Lifetime access to The TEFL Org Job Centre

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24/7 access to your course on any device

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Owned and run by experienced TEFL teachers

Owned and run by experienced teachers

Online, in person, over Zoom—how you get TEFL qualified is up to you. Our range of TEFL courses have been designed to suit any schedule.

Study entirely at your own pace with our best-selling 120-hour Premier Online TEFL course or our Level 5 TEFL Diploma. Gain practical classroom experience with one of our classroom TEFL courses, which can be completed in person or from home over Zoom.

Whichever course you choose, you’ll be supported throughout it by one of our highly experienced TEFL tutors.

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I Taught English Abroad: A TEFL Org podcast

Get inspired by incredible TEFL stories from across the globe with I Taught English Abroad, a TEFL Org original podcast. From globetrotters who’ve visited every country on Earth to TikTok teaching sensations, we’ve interviewed some of the most interesting teachers out there.

Listen now and find out how TEFL transforms lives!

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The TEFL Org Story

After teaching English in Europe for many years, Jennifer MacKenzie and Joe Hallwood returned home to the UK with a mission: to help others experience the incredible opportunities TEFL had brought them. So, in 2008, The TEFL Org was born!

Bringing to the market high-quality, affordable training developed by real teachers who understood the industry proved popular, and The TEFL Org rapidly grew over the following years. We picked up awards, expanded internationally, and secured more accreditation than any other TEFL course provider in the world.

Now, our team has grown to over 40 staff and tutors who are passionate about all things TEFL.

Charity of the year 2024

For a second year, we’ve partnered with Theirworld, a children’s charity dedicated to ending the global education crisis. Theirworld believes that every single child deserves the best start in life, as well as a safe place to learn and develop skills for the future.

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Our team raises money for Theirworld throughout the year, and when you sign up for a course you can choose to donate to this brilliant charity yourself. Anything you donate, The TEFL Org will match, which means your donation goes twice as far!

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Weekly Webinars

Tune in to our weekly webinars for tips and advice from a TEFL pro! You can watch previous webinars back over on YouTube.

Some of our recent webinar topics include:

  TEFL CV and Resume Workshop
  Teaching in South Korea
  Teaching Writing
  Teaching in the UK
  Exam Preparation

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