TEFL and Volunteering

There are many options available to you once you become TEFL qualified – you could teach adults or children in language schools, teach English online, tutor, work in summer camps, and more! Not all of our graduates have had the goal of finding paid work, however, and some have gained their qualification with the aim…

12 Money-Saving Tips for TEFL

If you’re planning to TEFL abroad then you might need some money to get you started – to cover things like visa fees, flights, spending money before your first pay cheque, etc. – or maybe you want a savings pot for travel while you’re out there. Perhaps you’re thinking about doing a TEFL internship or…

How To: Get a Police Check

If you are applying for teaching positions overseas, you will more than likely be asked to supply a Police Check or criminal background check along with your other documentation. Depending on where you are based in the world, you will need to apply for your police check through your national law enforcement authority. Police Checks…

Sarah in Gwangju, South Korea

Hi there! My name is Sarah and I’m an English teacher in Gwangju, South Korea. My husband and I both made a huge life change by moving here in to work at an elementary school in February 2018. We may have only been here around ten weeks but we absolutely love it and are already…

Tyler on the Vietnam internship

Tyler’s Vietnam Internship Story

If there’s one thing I have always wanted to achieve, it’s completing my TEFL qualification and teaching English abroad. I can now officially tick this goal off my bucket list as I write this from my favourite new café in Hai Phong, Vietnam, where I have been living and working as an ESL teacher since…

Top 5 Southeast Asia Travel Blogs

Southeast Asia has long been a popular destination for EFL teachers – there are a huge amount of opportunities to teach English in countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and more. One of the great things about teaching in any of these countries is how easy it is to travel and explore other…

TEFL and Working Holiday Visas

Working holiday visas allow young people (usually aged between 18 and 30) to take an extended holiday somewhere that has an agreement with their own country. It’s a fantastic way to experience another culture – and because you’re able to work on this visa you can fund your adventure along the way! If you don’t…