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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 and English Proficiency Around the World

The 2018 edition of EF Education First’s English Proficiency Index has recently been published, providing valuable insight into English language ability around the world. The index analysed test results from 1.3 million EF SET (Standard English Test) takers and used the data to rank the English language skills of 88 countries and regions, tracking improvements, declines,…

Birthday Quiz Night in Support of ActionAid UK

10th Birthday Quiz Night in Support of ActionAid UK

On Thursday the 4th of October, we celebrated TEFL Org’s 10th birthday with an international- themed pub quiz at the Mercure Hotel in Inverness. To put our birthday celebrations to good use, we raised funds for our Charity of the Year – ActionAid UK. Through ticket sales, raffle tickets and donation tins we managed to…

10th birthday balloons

It’s our 10th Birthday!

This October, TEFL Org will be celebrating its 10th birthday! In honour of our birthday, we thought we would look back on the company’s beginnings whilst also reflecting on what we have been up to over the last 10 years! Background After spending some time in Greece and France in the 90s teaching English as…

TEFL Org’s 2018 Charity of the Year: ActionAid

TEFL Org is delighted to announce ActionAid as our Charity of the Year for 2018. ActionAid was chosen by our team for its incredible work in supporting women and girls, to gain access to life opportunities through education, fair working conditions and equal rights in some of the world’s developing nations. All customers will have…

World Teachers’ Day

Today is World Teachers’ Day, a day to commemorate the vital contribution that teachers all around the world make to the lives of so many. There are 1,500 million English learners in the world – a huge number, especially when you consider that the second most learned language is French, at 82 million. We’ve trained thousands…

Industry-Wide Warning: Rip-Off TEFL Courses

In recent months we have been contacted by hundreds of people who have enrolled on budget TEFL courses through group-buying sites like Wowcher and Groupon for next to nothing. As a result of enrolling on these courses many people from all over the UK have been left with a certificate not even worth the paper it’s…

The BETT Learning Technology Event

4 February 2013 This week I attended the BETT event at Excel, London, which has taken place every year, since 1985, and attracts more than 30,000 visitors from over 100 countries. BETT is the world’s largest event for those with an interest in learning technology. Attendance is free of charge, and it’s a great space…