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.

Adjusting to life teaching English abroad

If you decide that the idea of teaching English and living abroad appeals to you then you’ve obviously made a decision that you want to leave your old routine behind.  When you first land in your new destination, however, everything will probably seem a little strange and unusual and even for an experienced traveller there…

Teaching English in Bosnia

Teach English in Bosnia for a unique European experience. This south-eastern European country offers an exciting new market for English teachers. Lonely Planet describes it as a “beat-up country in the process of healing”, and it’s true to say that this war-torn country is now picking up the pieces and moving forward to display itself…

Go first or apply from home?

Once you’ve achieved your TEFL qualification and you begin to think about securing that first TEFL role, one of your first decisions will be whether to begin to apply form home or whether to travel to your preferred destination and apply whilst on the ground.  Both approaches have positives and as you will see some subsequent drawbacks. Applying…

Teaching English in Guatemala

13 February 2014 Guatemala is one of the most bio-diverse and historically significant countries in Central America and the demand for TEFL teachers in Guatemala has peaked over the past years. TEFL Org graduates can apply for teaching positions in Guatemala through our TEFL Jobs Centre. A lot the work teaching English in Guatemala is…

Teaching English in Laos

11 February 2014 This lesser-known Southeast Asian country has more to offer than meets the eye; for those looking for a blend of history, culture and adventure and plenty of “chill” vibes this is the place to come! Laos is one of the most laid-back places to teach English abroad and is a great destination…