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Fact-checking: Level 5 TEFL Courses

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 […]

10 Tips for Working from Home

10 Tips for Working from Home

With a third of the world’s population currently on lockdown many people are experiencing huge changes to their daily routines. Working from home has been rising in popularity for a long time and is often referred to as being the future of work. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, a huge number of people have […]

TEFL and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

TEFL and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

For decades the TEFL industry has gone from strength to strength. The ever-increasing number of English language learners in the world has resulted in a huge range of opportunities for qualified EFL teachers all over the globe. But we’re now living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic is drastically changing the way we live our […]

Teaching English Online as a Digital Nomad: David’s Story

Teaching English Online as a Digital Nomad: David’s Story

If Doc and Marty McFly had jumped in the Delorean in 2020 and set 2016 as their destination, with the aim of informing me that I would end up leaving my job in the UK, travelling full-time for the next 4 years all while building a sustainable income through YouTube and other income streams, including […]

What you really need to know before you TEFL

What you really need to know before you TEFL

So, you’re thinking about getting TEFL qualified and embarking on the adventure of a lifetime? You’re in the right place! We’ve been helping people just like you find work teaching English across the globe since 2008. After training over 120,000 teachers we know how crucial is it to be as prepared as possible from the […]

TEFL in Japan: Ursula’s Story

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 […]

TEFL in China and the Coronavirus: An Insider’s Perspective

TEFL in China and the Coronavirus: An Insider’s Perspective

David Wood is the owner of China Briefcase, a company that specialises in helping ESL teachers find legitimate and great paying jobs in China, focusing particularly on the Shenzhen area. He came to China just after leaving graduate school, jaded and uncertain what to do next, but thinking he could keep learning if he went […]

Our TEFL tutors give advice to aspiring English teachers

Our TEFL tutors give advice to aspiring English teachers

Our TEFL tutors know a thing or two about teaching English. With an average of 18 years’ teaching experience and 10 years training teachers ‘a thing or two’ is perhaps a bit of an understatement. While you work through your TEFL course you might find yourself overwhelmed by the complexities and vastness of the English […]

The TEFL Org Tutor Infographic

The TEFL Org Tutor Infographic

Our TEFL tutors are a diverse bunch. They’ve worked in many different countries, learnt a variety of languages, and taught a wide range of learners. But the one thing that unites them is their love of teaching and their many years of experience! Whether you sign up for an online or classroom course you can […]

5 Reasons to TEFL in 2020

5 Reasons to TEFL in 2020

A new decade is on its way and (if you ask us) it’s the perfect time to TEFL. Everyone has their own reasons for getting into TEFL – some are looking for a career change or the opportunity to travel, others simply love teaching and the English language. We could go on and on about […]