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Posted by Jenny Marsh - 17:16 on 17 May 2013
Confused as to what all these acronyms in this industry stand for? This article explains the difference between all these different courses....
Posted by Jenny Marsh - 17:01 on 03 May 2013
Think you need a degree to TEFL? Think again! Here is a guide to some of the countries in the world where a degree isn't always needed....
Posted by Sarah Weldon - 12:28 on 26 April 2013
A new article from Sarah, who tells us about the ambitious, exciting and very brave expedition that her and fellow TEFL teachers are taking part in next year!...
Posted by Serena Horton - 11:14 on 10 April 2013
Serena sends an update from Thailand, where her and son Matthew have recently relocated. ...
Posted by Jenny Marsh - 16:56 on 15 March 2013
Wanting to teach English in China and unsure about Visa requirements or how to apply for the Visa? Here are some pointers!...
Posted by Craig McInnes - 16:36 on 15 March 2013
Great article from Craig who's been teaching English in Hong Kong since completing his TEFL course....
Posted by Ann Halsig - 13:08 on 28 February 2013
Ann explains her experiences in the Philippines and in France, where she is now....
Posted by Jenny Marsh - 17:24 on 26 February 2013 | 2 comments
Africa is a growing market for TEFL jobs. Here is some information about some of the TEFL prospects available in Africa as well as some of the volunteering opportunities you can find there....
Posted by Jenny Marsh - 09:15 on 13 February 2013 | 1 comment
Can't decide where you want to go with your TEFL certificate? Here are five reasons why you should choose Europe....
Posted by Glenn - 10:13 on 12 February 2013
Glenn tells us about where his TEFL certificate has taken him....
Posted by Amy Renders - 10:05 on 12 February 2013
Amy tells us all about her worldwide travels, and the amazing places she has taught English in. ...
Posted by Alana MacPherson - 11:38 on 10 January 2013
This blog focuses on teaching English in the United Arab Emirates and the much stricter requirements for securing a position there. ...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 17:15 on 27 July 2012
Before you take the plunge and enrol on an accredited TEFL course it is worth taking some time out to consider what it takes to become a TEFL teacher. ...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 12:54 on 27 July 2012
We answer this often asked question about TEFL...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 17:11 on 25 July 2012
You may be surprised to hear that you don’t need to have any previous teaching experience in order to find a TEFL Job abroad – all you need is an accredited TEFL course and you’re set to go!...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 16:51 on 24 July 2012
Find out all you need to know about TEFL Scotland's accredited TEFL courses...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 16:44 on 24 July 2012
Avoid the frustration of searching for work in the UK and set off to teach English abroad! Find out more...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 16:09 on 23 July 2012
Thinking about taking an accredited TEFL course? Find out more about one of our experienced TEFL tutors in Scotland....
Posted by Kiva Richard - 15:52 on 23 July 2012
The final section of our TEFL Asia guide....
Posted by Kiva Richard - 15:46 on 23 July 2012
Part 2 of our guide to teaching English in Asia. Find out what type of jobs are available. ...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 17:26 on 20 July 2012
Follow our 3-part guide to teaching English in Asia. Part 1 : What qualifications do you need to teach English in Asia?...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 15:58 on 05 July 2012
Why not use your official TEFL certificate to spend the warmer months teaching English in summer camps in Europe....
Posted by Kiva Richard - 15:44 on 22 June 2012
TEFL is known for its travelling advantages and with an accredited TEFL course you can travel abroad and teach English in some spectacular movie locations. Leave the movie theatre and start an epic story of you own by teaching English abroad....
Posted by Kiva Richard - 16:47 on 19 June 2012
Here's just a few of the reasons it pays to get your TEFL certificate before looking for TEFL Jobs....
Posted by Kiva Richard - 09:04 on 15 June 2012
Through the last couple of decades English has grown to become the dominant language on a global level. International communication and business are only a few areas showing how important knowledge of English has become. English is also widely sought afte...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 09:50 on 13 June 2012
You won’t hear anyone say they regret their time as a TEFL teacher or that they didn’t learn and experience new things. TEFL teaching is a great career options at any stage of your life. Whether you are jetting off on your gap year or retiring abroad, TEFL can be your ticket not only to a foreign land but into a local community. Maybe you fancy a change from your boring 9 – 5 job? If getting paid to see the world is your thing, TEFL is for you! Find out more about the pros of being a TEFL teacher....
Posted by Kiva Richard - 10:10 on 12 June 2012
TEFL in South East Asia - a country guide...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 09:17 on 12 June 2012
Taking a year out to teach English abroad...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 16:27 on 19 April 2012
With a bit of preparation, your transition into a new country can be a smooth one. ...
Posted by Steven Kellow - 10:42 on 03 April 2012
Read up on a few extra ways to help your new local community develop whilst you are teaching over there....
Posted by Steven Kellow - 15:35 on 28 March 2012
We've all experienced being homesick, and when you're abroad for a long time it can be especially difficult. Here's some advice on getting past the culture shock of a new country....
Posted by Kiva Richard - 16:17 on 19 March 2012 | 2 comments
Teaching English abroad is fantastic way to see the world, while getting paid to do so! If you are looking for a well paid job teaching English abroad here is a list of the top TEFL destinations for pay....
Posted by Steven Kellow - 16:55 on 14 March 2012
A TEFL career can take you to a lot of exotic countries. Here is a quick guide on the inoculations you will need before you set off to teach abroad....
Posted by Kiva Richard - 15:37 on 14 March 2012
Here at TEFL Scotland we have heard a lot of myths about TEFL. Here is a few common ones, and the truth behind them....
Posted by Tim McCann - 16:12 on 12 March 2012
It's estimated that over one billion people are currently learning English all over the world – a staggering statistic that goes some way to explaining why TEFL is proving such a popular and rewarding career choice. ...
Posted by Sarah Bennett - 17:16 on 15 February 2012
A Gap year is a great way to travel, embark on adventures and explore new options before entering University. My Gap “year” between my Undergraduate Degree and Masters Degree was such a great experience I decided to extend it for close to thr...
Posted by Carrie Dunn - 16:03 on 07 February 2012
If you’re returning to study after a break, you may have some nerves about the support you’re going to get on your TEFL Scotland course. There’s no need to panic - not only will you have access to one of our expert tutors, who will...
Posted by Carrie Dunn - 15:55 on 07 February 2012
Fitting in TEFL study with your full-time work, your family life or your university course is much easier than you may think. TEFL Scotland’s courses are fabulously flexible and designed to fit in around your existing commitments, meaning you can w...
Posted by Carrie Dunn - 15:31 on 07 February 2012
If it is more years than you care to remember since you were last at school or university, then signing up for a course with TEFL Scotland might initially seem a bit daunting. However, there is no need to panic. You will be fully supported by expert tuto...
Posted by Kiva Richard - 15:21 on 11 January 2012 | 1 comment
Would you like to travel the world, gain new experiences, learn about different cultures and meet interesting people? TEFL will bring you all of this and more!...
Posted by Amanda Tradwick - 09:32 on 04 January 2012
A guest post from Amanda Tradwick on important things to consider about taking pets with you when teaching English abroad....
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“I am writing to let you know that I have been here, in Togliatti in Russia, for almost a year now! My visa has just been renewed for another year (annual renewal process) and I have been given a 3 year contract. All this is down to one simple fact - TEFL! After doing my weekend course in Edinburgh and the 50 hour Language and Grammar, I suddenly had opportunities that were closed to me in the past. Now I have so many interesting and exciting memories of my time here. Every day has been an adventure and has certainly kept me on my toes! The Togliatti Chamber of Commerce have invited me to speak at the opening of their new tourist initiative! I helped design the website for one of my students, and next thing I knew I had received an invitation to speak at their prestigious event. ” Colin, currently teaching in Russia
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