Advice & General Information

Starting out in TEFL can be a daunting experience, but it doesn’t have to be! We’ve compiled a range of teaching tips and resources recommended by our TEFL Org tutors so you can be confident going into your next English language lesson.

Teach English in Mexico

There’s more to Mexico than the classic cliches of sun, tequila, and traditional mariachi bands, or of lounging on the beach, sipping on margaritas. There are the vibrant cities which look to entice you with their kitted-out, modern apartments; sleepy, time-honored villages where you could embrace the customs of a close-knit community; and let’s not forget…

Negotiate Your TEFL Salary

TEFL has never exactly been known as a money-making career. Oft-times, teachers use it as a means to fund their travels abroad and live comfortably – but not lavishly. That being said, wages are still important and that’s why you need to learn how to negotiate them properly. The idea of trying to negotiate your…

TEFL in Spain

Homesickness and TEFL

Perhaps the most common problem most teachers experience whilst living abroad is homesickness. The bane of all travellers, homesickness can really put you down; so much so that many teachers may quit their job and head home after a month or two. If you’re suffering from this or are worried that you might, take a quick…

TEFL and Solo Travel

Self-discovery, cultural exposure, and pure freedom: this is what awaits a solo traveller. Whether it’s to backpack across Europe or teaching English in Southeast Asia, travelling alone is one the most exciting and fulfilling experiences anyone can have. However, even the adventure of a lifetime requires some level of planning and thought. To help out,…

12 Money-Saving Tips for TEFL

If you’re planning to TEFL abroad then you might need some money to get you started – to cover things like visa fees, flights, spending money before your first pay cheque, etc. – or maybe you want a savings pot for travel while you’re out there. Perhaps you’re thinking about doing a TEFL internship or…