Travel Advice

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.

TEFL Tips for a Solo Traveller

4 July 2013 TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) is an amazing way to travel and become immersed in a completely unfamiliar country. First-time travellers, especially if alone, may find the thought of living and travelling in a different country daunting. So, this is a brief guide that focuses on how to prepare for life […]

TEFL on a Budget

21 June 2013 Consider TEFL! Travel is expensive; there is no two ways about it. It can be really frustrating when you want to see the world but the bank balance is too low to allow that dream escape. If this is your problem then consider TEFL! Teaching English as a Foreign Language is a great way […]

Funding Your TEFL Travels

11 June 2013 The Best Way to Fund Your Travels Travelling is expensive. We all know that. But there is a way that you can travel, see the world and live in new and exciting cultures whilst you earn money. This can be done through simply completing a TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) course – […]

Applying for a Visa – Thailand

26 April 2013 Thailand is a fantastic country to go to with your TEFL certificate. It’s a beautiful country filled with a new culture and way of life to explore, making it a favourite. Thailand also has a great demand for English teachers. To work in Thailand, you require a 120 hour TEFL certificate and at least a Bachelor’s degree. […]

Applying for a Visa – Japan

29 March 2013 Japan is a fantastic country to work in with a TEFL certificate. Teaching positions are usually as a teacher of children and occasionally adults. Jobs often need a Bachelor’s or other four year degree on top of theTEFL certificate and teaching experience is always readily accepted. UK citizens visiting Japan for a period of up […]

What to Pack for Teaching English Abroad

18 July 2012 Whether you’re setting off to teach English abroad for a few weeks, a few months or time unknown, the prospect of packing can be incredibly daunting. While what to pack can vary greatly depending on where you’re heading and for what length of time, there are some essential items you simply can’t […]

Teach English in the Happiest Countries in the World

5 July 2012 If you haven’t quite decided where you would like to make use of your official TEFL certificate, we might be able to influence your choice with findings of the Happy Planet Index which reveals the official ‘happiest’ countries in the world. A new report by the Happy Planet Index finds that Costa Rica and Vietnam are the ‘happiest’ countries in […]