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 or CELTA?

Two English teaching qualifications, two acronyms, two different purposes – it can be confusing knowing the difference between TEFL or CELTA. Here at TEFL Courses Ireland we often get asked ‘which one is better?’ – but it isn’t a case of one being better than the other. Deciding on whether choose TEFL or CELTA depends…

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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…