TEFL for qualified teachers

Qualified Teachers and TEFL

Qualified teachers are moving abroad in droves to TEFL (teach English as a foreign language). Benefits of TEFL for qualified teachers While teaching here in the UK can be a stressful and bureaucratic business, there are many attractions to chucking it all in and moving abroad. There is the chance of better weather; rent-free accommodation; […]

choosing a TEFL course

How to Choose a TEFL Course

If you are interested in getting qualified to teach English abroad, you might feel a little overwhelmed by the sheer number of TEFL course providers out there. A quick google search will show a range of courses from expensive 4 week CELTA intensive courses to online budget courses being sold for next to nothing.  We […]

what to pack

What to Pack for Teaching English Abroad – Checklist

Packing to go abroad to teach English as a foreign language can be a daunting task, but this checklist should make it easier for our TEFL Courses Ireland graduates! Essentials Passport Visa TEFL certificate CV Degree certificate Insurance Birth and marriage certificates Airline tickets and itinerary Extra passport photos Driving licence Criminal check Credit/ATM cards, […]

Teaching English in Vietnam

Teaching English in Vietnam: Country Guide Background: Vietnam Vietnam is a long thin country in South East Asia that neighbours China to the north and Cambodia and Laos to the West. Vietnam has made concentrated efforts at rebranding itself in the travellers mind as a country not a war. Its history is blemished with conflict, […]

Required Documents for TEFL Jobs Abroad

Before you travel abroad to TEFL (teach English as a foreign language) you will need to secure the relevant paperwork and travel documents required for a prolonged stay. This process should be started ahead of departure in order to minimise stress further down the line. Documentation requirements can be complex and often subject to change. […]

Teaching English in Italy

Teaching English in Italy: Country Guide Background Italy is somewhere you could easily spend a lifetime. Romantic cities, magnificent art and architecture, cutting edge fashion, centuries-old culture attracts those inclined to the urban lifestyle. For the outdoor lover, the glorious Alps host ski resorts, the coast is lined with Mediterranean beaches, and fields of vineyards […]

Teaching English in Poland

Teaching English in Poland: Country Guide Background Poland is an Eastern European country on the Baltic Sea, known for its chic medieval architecture in the cities of Krakow and Gdnask and Warsaw. Outside the cities lie unspoilt landscapes of lakes, rivers and hills where abundant outdoor activities take place. There is a growing appreciation of […]

TEFL Internship vs. TEFL Job

Once have completed your accredited TEFL course and are ready to start teaching abroad you essentially have two options available to you. You can take a supported internship or you can search for a TEFL job alone. Take this short questionnaire to see whether you are more suited to a TEFL job or a TEFL […]