It’s a genuinely fascinating and exciting time to be digitally nomadic right now. If you have the wherewithal to become self-employed, and the sense of adventure to work around the world, the timing couldn’t be better. We’re in the aftermath of a pandemic, and the world is truly opening up again. Travel restrictions owing to […]
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- In The TEFL Org Guide to the World you'll learn about more than 70 of the top TEFL destinations worldwide. This guide is packed full of information about teaching in countries across Asia, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and more. Discover how much you could earn in each country, where to find jobs, what to expect from life as a TEFL teacher, as well as lots of helpful tips and insights. Download it now for FREE!
- There are a lot of different TEFL courses and providers out there and it can all quickly get a bit confusing. What do the different hours mean? Are there levels of TEFL qualifications? Will some courses increase your earning potential? The most important thing to research when choosing a TEFL course is accreditation, which we’ve covered in a previous blog post. Once you’ve decided on the provider to study with you need to choose the course that’s right for you and in this article we’re going to break down the facts and help you do just that! TEFL levels explained…
- Can non-native English speakers TEFL? Does English have to be your first language in order to teach it? The answer is simple: if you’re fluent in English then you have the potential to teach it! Many non-native English speakers have trained with us and have gone on to find work teaching English all over the world and online. That’s not to say there aren’t some challenges, unfortunately. While more and more is being done to combat native-speaker bias in the TEFL market, discrimination and barriers do exist. Preparing our students for the world of TEFL is important to us; we…
Here at The TEFL Org, we’ve always looked for new ways to reach out. We’re active across social media, our YouTube channel is packed with webinars and fantastic advice, and our website is updated several times a week with new articles, blogs and deals. It’s a 24/7 operation and will stay that way. However, we […]
So, you’ve come to a crossroads, a fork in the road, or your desired cliché. It’s decision time – go straight into the world of work? Explore higher education and test your intellectual limits for three, four years? What’s it going to be? In recent decades, we’ve seen there’s a third way to do things. […]
In the TEFL world, there certainly are some challenges. Over the last decade, we’ve seen major shifts in how governments grant working visas; some more liberally, others less so. The pandemic caused every nation to think about how it receives talent from other nations, and as the world’s doors reopened when the virus became more […]
It wouldn’t be unfair to say that, with the advent of the internet, it’s become increasingly common for people in part-time or full-time work to have a “side hustle”. What does that mean exactly? Essentially, a side hustle is another source of income in addition to your regular job. At the same time, the world […]
Once you’ve put together a stand-out TEFL CV (thanks to our CV guide!) it’s time to write an equally stand-out cover letter. A cover letter is a crucial part of the job application process and can make the difference between being a good candidate, and a stand-out candidate. Your cover letter is an opportunity to […]
Where do I start? It’s taken me, I believe, 4 years to convince to myself to become a teacher, let alone do the TEFL course. This was mainly because I didn’t believe I could do it, let alone handle the big leap of moving abroad. I had three boring options back home in England and […]
If the name wasn’t a giveaway, we’re pretty sold on the idea of TEFL as a fantastic way to live and work, whether from home or across the world. Our highly accredited TEFL courses have been created by real TEFL teachers with extensive experience working in the industry – as English teachers and teacher trainers. […]
I studied foreign languages and graduated in translation. As a European citizen, I worked corporate jobs for some twenty years travelling around for work: San Francisco, Dublin, London, Paris. I know: this sounds pretty cool when it comes to posh hotels and fine dining, but if you really love getting to know countries and cultures […]
A TEFL course with a guaranteed job at the end of it? Sign us up, it sounds fantastic. When you’re investing time and money into a course with the express intent of finding something new and exciting, it’s only natural to find a claim of a “guaranteed job” enticing. Is it, though, as assured and […]