Birthday Quiz Night in Support of ActionAid UK

10th Birthday Quiz Night in Support of ActionAid UK

On Thursday the 4th of October, we celebrated TEFL Org’s 10th birthday with an international- themed pub quiz at the Mercure Hotel in Inverness. To put our birthday celebrations to good use, we raised funds for our Charity of the Year – ActionAid UK. Through ticket sales, raffle tickets and donation tins we managed to…

Top Tips for Studying on the Road

We’ve teamed up with educator, entrepreneur, and adventurer, Travis Bluemling, who’s working towards his 120-hour TEFL qualification while travelling the world! Here he shares his top tips for studying when you’re constantly on the move…  I was recently introduced to the idea of getting TEFL certified, but I had no idea how to balance my life…

10th birthday balloons

It’s our 10th Birthday!

This October, TEFL Org will be celebrating its 10th birthday! In honour of our birthday, we thought we would look back on the company’s beginnings whilst also reflecting on what we have been up to over the last 10 years! Background After spending some time in Greece and France in the 90s teaching English as…

What is it really like to TEFL in China?

With the biggest TEFL jobs market in the world it’s no wonder so many of our graduates find themselves teaching English in China. China offers a lot for EFL teachers – jobs often come with great benefits such as free accommodation, flight reimbursement, and competitive salaries; the huge geographical and cultural diversity across the country…

Emily’s UK Summer School Experience

Last summer (2017), after returning from my first ever teaching English as a foreign language experience in Italy for three weeks, I worked in a summer school a little closer to home with UK Language Courses. Their centre at Queen Anne’s school in Caversham is located on the other side of Reading to where I…

TEFL in the UK: Billie’s Story

After years of teaching abroad and enjoying lunch times spent basking in the scorching sunshine, I knew that transitioning back to life in the UK wasn’t going to be easy. I had spent 6 adventurous years travelling across inspiring continents and countries, and gaining not only a deeper knowledge of teaching, but a much better…

Holly in Myanmar

I’m already a few months into my second year contract in Shan State, Myanmar and it’s become home – a slightly frustrating at times home, but a home nonetheless. I live and TEFL in Taunggyi, Southern Shan State, in a smallish but ever-growing town surrounded by misty mountains. Outside my town are the greenest landscapes…

TEFL in the UK

Not everyone working on their TEFL qualification is looking to teach abroad straight away – or even at all! For some, teaching at home can be a means of making additional income, building up experience teaching English before looking for work abroad, or taking the first steps toward a new career in the UK. When…

Ten Places to Visit in Spain

With great weather and culture combined with an abundance of work for English teachers is it any wonder that Spain is the most popular destination in Europe for our TEFL graduates? Our Marketing Manager, Alan, has previously worked as an English teacher in Spain and has suggested ten great places to visit! Here’s what he…