Student Stories

TEFL Org course graduates have used their TEFL qualification to teach across the globe and online. Read their experiences of teaching English as a foreign language, and get inspired!

TEFL in Cambodia: Daniel’s Story

So, I’ve been asked to write about my TEFL experience in Cambodia. I’ll begin by stating that there are no ‘usual’ TEFL candidates, or at least that’s what I’ve found. We come from incredibly varied backgrounds both professionally and personally. I’ve met TEFL teachers from over a dozen countries and we each have our life […]

Top Tips for Studying on the Road

We’ve teamed up with educator, entrepreneur, and adventurer, Travis Bluemling, who’s working towards his 120-hour TEFL qualification while travelling the world! Here he shares his top tips for studying when you’re constantly on the move…  I was recently introduced to the idea of getting TEFL certified, but I had no idea how to balance my life […]

What is it really like to TEFL in China?

With the biggest TEFL jobs market in the world it’s no wonder so many of our graduates find themselves teaching English in China. China offers a lot for EFL teachers – jobs often come with great benefits such as free accommodation, flight reimbursement, and competitive salaries; the huge geographical and cultural diversity across the country […]

Emily’s UK Summer School Experience

Last summer (2017), after returning from my first ever teaching English as a foreign language experience in Italy for three weeks, I worked in a summer school a little closer to home with UK Language Courses. Their centre at Queen Anne’s school in Caversham is located on the other side of Reading to where I […]