Becoming An ESL Teacher

So, you’ve finished (or almost finished) your TEFL course and you’re wondering what you should do now? Well let’s assume that you took this course to teach English as a foreign language and let’s help you find a job! The need for ESL teachers is forever growing around the world and you are now the…

TEFL and English Proficiency Around the World

The 2018 edition of EF Education First’s English Proficiency Index has recently been published, providing valuable insight into English language ability around the world. The index analysed test results from 1.3 million EF SET (Standard English Test) takers and used the data to rank the English language skills of 88 countries and regions, tracking improvements, declines,…

TEFL in Cambodia: Daniel’s Story

So, I’ve been asked to write about my TEFL experience in Cambodia. I’ll begin by stating that there are no ‘usual’ TEFL candidates, or at least that’s what I’ve found. We come from incredibly varied backgrounds both professionally and personally. I’ve met TEFL teachers from over a dozen countries and we each have our life…

Reasons to Teach English Online

Online tutoring is growing – big time. In 2012 it was a £8.5 billion industry and by 2025 it’s set to be worth around £250 billion [source]. That’s a huge increase and a trend that only looks set to continue. Every year, we see more TEFL Org students take up positions teaching English online and…

Top 10 Video Resources for TEFL

Video is a fantastic resource for EFL teachers and one that can be put to use in a variety of ways. There’s a vast amount of fantastic video resources available online, from material created specifically for the TEFL classroom, to film and TV clips you can plan lessons around, and educational videos that will help…

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…