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!

David’s TEFL Story

Teaching English first attracted me because I wanted to experience new cultures whilst developing skills I could take with me to my next destination. Also, I love working with people in a capacity that helps develop their learning. Teacher’s do this. They do a lot of things actually, and although there are evenings when I’m […]

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TEFL Home and Abroad

8 April 2015 We asked two of our recent graduates, Sarah and Charis, whether completing a TEFL course has had an impact on their lives and how, if at all, things have changed for them. While Sarah (29) ventured straight into teaching in Asia, Charis (23) managed to establish a routine of providing lessons on […]

From Aberdeen to Sarospatak

Rachel (24) from Aberdeen got in touch to tell us about her TEFL experience. After doing a 140-hour TEFL course with us she is currently working in the city of Sárospatak in northeast Hungary. Being interested in communication and foreign languages, TEFL was possibly the best choice for me. I was away to graduate from […]

Sophie’s Story

Sophie (20) got in touch with us to share her TEFL story. You can read about her motivation for TEFL below. Warning: Blog post contains first-hand experience of living abroad, including romance and a very positive outlook. In 2013/2014 I spent a year in Barcelona studying an Art Foundation Degree. I did find there was […]

Rachael’s Story

12 February 2015 Student life for many of us is a time of endless hours, countless coffees, all-nighters and academic anguish. As students we spend years hurtling towards what frequently feels like an unreachable finish line, just to cross it in cap and gown. Yet after what is for many students, the best part of […]