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It’s our 10th Birthday!

This October, TEFL Org UK 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…

Should you buy a Groupon TEFL course?

We’re guessing that if you’re looking to get TEFL qualified it’s because you want to find a job teaching English, so you’re going to want to make sure that the course you take will give you the best chance of finding a great teaching position. Occasionally, we’re asked by someone why they should pay for…

The Best Resources for EFL Teachers

Your TEFL Org course will have taught you how to put together great lesson plans and activities but you might still be feeling a little nervous about starting your first TEFL job – it’s completely normal! Having quality resources at hand to help you put together exciting and engaging lessons is essential for newly-qualified EFL…

Teach English in Ecuador

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that a country named after the equator itself is a pretty exciting location to teach in. Ecuador is one of the world’s most bio-diverse nation in the world – no exaggeration – and considering its small stature, that’s impressive. The famous Galapagos Islands, home to a vast array of unique…

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…

5 Useful TEFL CV Tips

Handing in your TEFL CV is the first step in the often stressful job application process. In the world of TEFL, experience and qualifications are usually very sought-after qualities. Not only that, but hobbies, skills, and your personality can affect your chances of employment. A good TEFL CV is the best way to highlight all your…

Teaching English Abroad With No Degree

The question of whether it’s possible to teach abroad without a degree or not is one of the most frequently asked by our students – and no wonder when so many occupations seem to require an unattainable array of qualifications, skills, and expertise! Rather than beat about the bush, the short answer is: yes; you can…

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…

Finding TEFL Jobs Online

Okay, so you’ve decided it’s time to do something different with your life – and that something is teaching English abroad as a foreign language. Maybe you want a break from your normal routine, a chance to see more of the globe before you begin your life in the ‘real world’, or perhaps you’re just…