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.

Applying for a Visa – South Korea

Once you have secured a job teaching English in South Korea you will need to apply for an E2 Teaching Visa. The following will need to be sent to your  TEFL employer in Korea: A copy of your degree along with a copy of your university transcripts. These are a list of the courses you completed at…

Teaching English in Mexico

14 June 2012 Mexico is a delightful and welcoming country with a wealth of opportunities for those looking to teach English abroad. Find out all about teaching English in Mexico. TEFL Opportunities in Mexico If you have decided you want to teach English in Mexico for a living you can be assured that you have…

Teaching English in Colombia

11 June 2012 Colombia is a great destination for the ambitious TEFL teacher in search of adventure. Not surprisingly for a country of its size, Colombia is packed full of amazing sights, rich cultures and friendly people. Home to crystal clear Caribbean waters, cosmopolitan chic cities and the awe inspiring Andean mountains, it’s not hard to see…

Teaching English in Kazakhstan

1 June 2012 Here’s something a bit different. How about a TEFL job in Kazakhstan? Perhaps you’ve overlooked this vast landlocked country in central Asia bordering China and Russia. Kazakhstan has undergone something of a quiet revolution in recent years, kick-started by the fall of the Soviet Union in the 1990s and a long-awaited independence that…

TEFL Lesson Plan Ideas

10 May 2012 One of the most important aspects of  TEFL teaching lies in rigorous planning. Lesson preparation is key and you’ll learn all about this during your TEFL Org teacher training course. The foundation of any successful lesson plan is identifying desirable outcomes and putting into place activities and tasks that help the student grasp a particular…

Ben in Zaragoza

My name’s Ben and I’m an English teacher originally from Leeds, UK, but now living in Zaragoza. This is my first job since I qualified with a TEFL Org UK qualification and I can’t describe the impact it’s had on my life. A year ago I was working as a dull, monotonous call centre drone taking repetitive…

Teaching English in Taiwan

11 April 2012 How do you decide where you want to teach English abroad? TEFL teachers are in great demand all over the world and once you have completed your TEFL Org Course, and are ready to find a job teaching English abroad, you really are spoilt for choice. A destination you may not have considered for TEFL is…

Teaching English in the Czech Republic

11 April 2012 The Czech Republic is probably Eastern Europe’s most popular TEFL destination, and with your TEFL Org qualification you should find it relatively easy to obtain a job teaching English in the country. TEFL opportunities in the Czech Republic There are opportunities to teach English as a foreign language in both state and…