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How to Avoid TEFL Scams and Bad Employers

Sadly, there are people out there looking to take advantage of newly-qualified EFL teachers excited to land their first teaching position. Regardless of what industry you’re in it’s always important to exercise caution when sharing details online. While it’s understandable to be worried about TEFL scams the reality is there are very few out there […]

How To: Teach English Online to Adults

Working with children simply isn’t for everyone, so if you’re considering teaching English online you might be wondering what the options are for teaching adults. It’s true that many of the big players in the industry cater towards teaching children, but there’s still plenty of work to be found teaching adults! Just as you’d expect, […]

Fact-checking: Level 5 TEFL Courses

With so many TEFL providers and different types of courses out there choosing the right one for you can feel like you’re in a bit of a minefield at times. One of the most common questions we’re asked is about the difference between a Level 5 TEFL course and a 120-hour course. With a lot […]

TEFL in Japan: Ursula’s Story

Staring at pictures of exotic destinations while looking at the rainy Scottish sky, I wondered what the future held. I’d already left university and all the years of my life seemed to stretch ahead of me endlessly. My life goals had never been around getting married or having kids, and with people seeming to settle […]