At The TEFL Org, we’re more than used to a range of questions about teaching English overseas. One of the biggest remains a tricky one: is a TEFL qualification all I need to teach English abroad? The honest answer to this depends on where you want to teach. You need a degree to teach in […]
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TEFL vs CELTA: what course should you choose?
TEFL vs CELTA: what are the differences and which one should you choose? If your goal is to teach English as a foreign language then you obviously want to make sure you do a course that’s going to help you do just that. But it can be hard to decide, especially since there’s a lot […]
Should you buy a Groupon TEFL course?
There are a lot of great deals to be found on discount websites, but is a Groupon TEFL course one of them? We’re guessing that if you’re looking to get TEFL qualified it’s because you want to find a job teaching English. If that’s the case, you’re going to want to make sure that the […]
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 […]
Teaching Abroad as a Couple: Joel and Menna
A question we’re asked all the time is if it’s possible to TEFL with a partner or friend. The short answer is: yes! And who better to tell you all about it than a real-life TEFL couple. For the last year and a half, Joel and Menna have been living and working in China teaching […]
“The Best Thing I’ve Ever Done”: Joe’s TEFL Story
Why did you come to China? This is the question I get asked more than any other. And it’s a heavy one. Every time I’m asked this, I smile, take a pause and try to think of an answer. The thing is, there is NO one answer to this question. But as I write this […]
Teaching English in China and Spain: Interview with Maria
Originally from Cordoba in the South of Spain, 26-year-old, María Ortega Blanco gained her TEFL qualification in 2016. Having spent some time teaching English in China, María has now returned to Cordoba to teach for the international company, Helen Doron Early English. We asked María some questions about her TEFL experience. What was your experience […]
The typical profile of an EFL teacher… is there one?
Have you ever wondered who TEFLs? You’ll come across both young university graduates looking for an opportunity to explore the world and dedicated EFL professionals who have many years of experience and qualifications under their belt. There are EFL teachers who used to work in journalism, customer service, and hospitality; who ran their own businesses, […]
Charity of the Year 2018: ActionAid UK Final Update
With 2018 well and truly behind us, we thought we would give our final update on our fundraising for last year’s Charity of the Year, ActionAid UK. We would first of all like to say a big thank you to everyone who helped us raise money for our 2018 Charity of the Year, ActionAid UK. […]
Teaching Online from France: Laura’s Story
I moved to France from England two years ago, with my husband and two young daughters. We set up a Glamping site in the Dordogne region of France and for 6 months of the year life is a dream!!! Endless sunny days, working outdoors, fresh air and meeting lots of people all over Europe. But… […]