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.

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…

From Spain to Mexico: Harriet’s TEFL story

My TEFL journey began in the depths of a wet and miserable British Winter where, as a lost second year university student, I was struggling to find the motivation for… well, motivation for pretty much anything. Without going into too much unnecessary detail, I was struggling with concentrating on university work, dividing my time between…

Letters from Zibo: Tristan in China

As a meticulous planner, you can imagine when it came to applying to TEFL work I spent many an hour researching schools, and cities. In hindsight, during my research I came to the realisation that nearly all TEFL job positions are advertised in almost identical ways; whether that is through school websites, or social media…

Lydia and Emlyn in Thailand

Lydia and Emlyn completed their 150-hour TEFL course in March 2017 and have gone on to teach English in Thailand with MediaKids Academy! Here’s their story…  Hello! So firstly, here’s a little video taster of what to expect when moving to teach and live in the North of Thailand… Lydia: Emlyn: Please Like and Share…