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…

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…

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…