South Korea TEFL 2017

Public vs. Private Schools in South Korea

South Korea, Asia’s best well-kept secret. A progressive democracy filled with modern cities, ancient Buddhist temples and jaw dropping landscapes. TEFL Opportunities in South Korea As South Korea’s economy has grown, largely thanks its manufacturing industry, the country has developed closer ties with the English speaking world. Public schools now have English embedded in the […]

Skype interview

6 Tips to Ace Your Skype Interview

A Skype interview is the norm in the TEFL industry nowadays, especially in the first stages of the application process. The same, if not more, preparation goes into these kinds of interviews compared to a face-to-face interview. Here are my six tips for a successful Skype interview. Skype interview tips Check your tech Check for […]

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. […]


How to Create the Perfect TEFL CV

Your guide to creating the perfect TEFL CV, section by section. Put your personal information at the top So start with the essentials – there is always one candidate who has missed out their contact information on their CV. Include your full name, email address, contact telephone number and postal address. Your address is important […]


When is the best time to apply for a job teaching English abroad?

Although most TEFL destinations have a certain number of schools that recruit all year round, there are some that have peak hiring periods. With this in mind here is TEFL Courses Ireland’s guide, divided by region, to the times of highest demand. Be sure to keep this in mind, especially if you are applying to a competitive TEFL destination. Teaching English […]