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 […]
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.
Are online TEFL courses recognised by employers?
Before you launch into the exciting world of teaching English as a foreign language and drafting up plans to teach across continents, you’ll need to get TEFL certified. It is vital, and that’s no surprise. After all, you wouldn’t go to an unqualified mechanic with your car or an unlicensed dentist with your teeth. You […]
TEFL course scams: how to tell if a provider is legitimate
If you’re trying to choose a TEFL course but are feeling a bit lost then don’t worry, you’re not alone. There are hundreds of providers out there, some good and, unfortunately, a lot more bad. But how do you tell them apart? Due to lack of regulation in the industry anyone who wants to can […]
Are you guaranteed to pass a TEFL course?
You might have seen some TEFL courses guarantee a pass, but is this legitimate and are these courses worth taking? It’s tempting. After all, if you’re going to spend hard-earned money on a course you want to get a qualification at the end of it. But there’s a difference between buying a qualification and earning […]
How long does it take to complete a TEFL course?
One of the most frequent questions we get asked is how long does it take to complete a TEFL course? Most TEFL courses are named according to the number of hours they take to complete. So, the answer might seem obvious to some – as long as the course name suggests, surely? A 120-hour TEFL […]
TEFL diplomas vs. certificates
Are you confused about TEFL diplomas and certificates? What’s the difference? Which one should you do? Don’t worry, we’re here to break it down for you and help you understand exactly what diplomas and certificates are, and how these terms are used in the TEFL industry. What is a TEFL diploma? A TEFL diploma is […]
Study tips for completing your TEFL course online
Signing up for an online course can feel a little daunting if you’ve never studied online or it’s been a while since you studied at all! One of the great things about our online TEFL courses is that they’re self-paced, meaning you’re in control of your learning. It’s up to you how you structure your […]
Why do employers want teachers with a TEFL Org qualification?
If you’re signing up for a TEFL course it’s likely you’re doing so with the aim of finding a TEFL job. It’s important, then, to be sure that the course you do is going to help you achieve such a goal rather than hold you back. That’s why you need to make sure you study […]
How to choose the best TEFL course
With so many options available, choosing the best TEFL course can feel like a challenge. There are so many different types of courses and course providers out there, so how do you choose? Not all TEFL course providers or courses are equal. You want to know that what you sign up for is going to […]
Should you do a free TEFL course?
Can you get TEFL qualified for free? Not quite, but that’s not to say there aren’t free courses out there than can be beneficial for both early-stage and experienced teachers! As one of the leading TEFL course providers in the world, we know what goes into providing quality TEFL training. Our courses have been developed […]