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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 […]

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The Most Affordable TEFL Destinations

Finished school? Graduated from university? Looking to do something where the experience counts more than the cash? Fantastic! Teaching English abroad sounds like it’s just for you. Work in the world’s most exotic locations and educate hard working pupils. It’s both life-changing and self-improving – there are many wonderful, satisfying, and fulfilling benefits to teaching abroad. […]

TEFL in Ireland

TEFL in Ireland

When discussing people’s reasons for TEFL, the most common motivation would probably be something along the lines of experiencing life in far-off lands and cultures. Whilst this sounds great, there can be a whole host of problems that come along with such an endeavour e.g. homesickness, job insecurity, and poor pay. Without putting it down too […]

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Guide To Teaching Young Learners

There’s nothing more satisfying in teaching than witnessing the growth and development of your students’ skills and confidence. When your students are children, or young teens, and their whole lives are ahead of them, your job feels truly fulfilling. It’s no wonder teaching young learners is such a popular choice among EFL teachers. Why Teach Young People? […]

Homesickness and TEFL

Homesickness and TEFL

Perhaps the most common problem most teachers experience whilst living abroad is homesickness. The bane of all travellers, homesickness can really put you down; so much so that many teachers may quit their job and head home after a month or two. If you’re suffering from this or are worried that you might, take a quick […]

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TEFL and Solo Travel

Self-discovery, cultural exposure, and pure freedom: this is what awaits a solo traveller. Whether it’s to backpack across Europe or teaching English in Southeast Asia, travelling alone is one the most exciting and fulfilling experiences anyone can have. However, even the adventure of a lifetime requires some level of planning and thought. To help out, […]

TEFL in Japan

A Guide to TEFL in Japan

For a land that resisted Western influence for so long, it is perhaps a surprise that Japan is now one of the most culturally diverse nations on the planet. The largest metropolitan area on Earth, Tokyo, shares the country with cherry blossomed trees, tiny villages, and shinto shrines. The West has made a clear impact […]