The TEFL Org blog is updated weekly to bring you helpful tips and information about finding work abroad, stories from course graduates, and so much more.

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,…

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 10 Video Resources for TEFL

Video is a fantastic resource for EFL teachers and one that can be put to use in a variety of ways. There’s a vast amount of fantastic video resources available online, from material created specifically for the TEFL classroom, to film and TV clips you can plan lessons around, and educational videos that will help…

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…

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…

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…