I have been traveling and teaching ESL abroad ever since I graduated university. This life choice has taken me around the world and allowed me to experience cultures and meet people that I did not know existed.

Teaching English Online as a South African TEFL teacher

Want to know all about teaching English online as a South African? Well, this is the blog for you! South African TEFL teacher Rosland is one of our amazing i-to-i graduates! As she’s been through the whole process and is now a successful online TEFL teacher, we asked her to answer some of your burning questions! We covered everything from becoming a TEFL teacher and finding online work to how COVI...[Read More]

20 Online companies that don’t require their TEFL teachers to have a degree

Have you been thinking that you can’t teach English online without a degree? Well, think again! There are tons of online TEFL companies that do not require their TEFL teachers to have a degree. To prove it, we’ve pulled together a list of the best 20 companies/platforms, to make it easier for you to get started teaching English online! 1. Berlitz Berlitz is a well-established global language compa...[Read More]

TEFL destinations that you may not have considered

So you’ve decided you want to teach abroad, but do you want to branch out from the regular TEFL hotspots? Here’s our key list of some unusual, but amazing, TEFL destinations that probably won’t have made your bucket list yet. We guarantee that once you’ve looked into them, flights WILL be booked… 1. The Magic of Myanmar If you’re searching for an adventurous TEFL experience quite unlike another, M...[Read More]

9 Alternative TEFL Destinations

Vietnam. South Korea. Spain. The UAE. As a teacher of English as a Foreign Language, there is no doubt that the world is your oyster. However, though this may be the case, there are still certain countries that grab the lion’s share of attention in the TEFL world. These countries are popular with TEFL teachers either for their abundance of teaching jobs, their generous packages, their amazing life...[Read More]

8 Requirements When Applying to Teach English Online

Teaching English online is as good as it sounds—make [decent] money while at home, secretly wearing your pajama bottoms? Moving abroad and sustaining a life full of travel? Paying off student loans with a side hustle? Yes yes YES! But hold your horses! We’re here to ensure that you have everything you need to get the right offers and to optimize your teaching experience. You don’t want to jump in ...[Read More]

How Much Can I Make Teaching English Online

Want to make money from home? Or on the move from your van while traveling Europe? Here’s one simple trick to achieve that. Sounds like a spam email, right?. Well, teaching English online is an incredibly viable option for those who are looking to make money from home, especially during these times of uncertainty. With the economy being incredibly fragile at the moment, we should be thankful that ...[Read More]

Different TEFL Levels and What They Mean

The world of teaching English abroad can be a confusing place when you’re starting out. Before you start looking for work, you’ll need to book an accredited TEFL course and get yourself qualified – but there are so many different TEFL levels! Where do you start? Which level of TEFL course do you need? Basically, it all depends on what you want to do with your TEFL qualification. Hold tight for thi...[Read More]

What’s Going on in China? A TEFL in China Update

Teaching English as a Foreign Language in China has been popular for a number of years already. With such a large population and the increasing need to be able to speak English to participate on the global stage, there has been a massive demand for TEFL teachers in China. In fact, with an estimated 400 million English language learners, there were approximately 400 000 foreign teachers in China in...[Read More]

Top 8 online TEFL employers for South Africans

You asked for it, so here it is! We know, as a South African, finding work as an online TEFL teacher can seem almost impossible at times but, honestly, it’s not! Heaps of our South African TEFL graduates are happily teaching English online and you can too! We’ve dug deep for you to find the Top 8 online TEFL employers for South African teachers – enjoy! Profy This is an online English teaching pla...[Read More]

Is 30 Too Old to Teach English Abroad?

Back in the day, we used to finish school, study at university, get a job and stay at that job until the end of time. These days, fortunately, our work environments have changed. It is not uncommon for people to have more than one job in their lifetime – even three or four. In fact, research has shown that the average person these days has 12 jobs in their lifetime! These jobs might even be in tot...[Read More]

Teaching English Abroad in Your Gap Year

Have you just graduated from high school or university? Are you unsure of what you want to study at university or where you want to work? Do you want to take a break from the books and the office and travel the world before settling down? Then perhaps teaching English as a Foreign Language abroad is just what you are looking for! Why should you teach English abroad? There are so many reasons you s...[Read More]

The Best TEFL Resources for Teaching English to Refugees

We’ve gotten so many calls lately looking for advice for teaching refugees and migrants. The usual questions are what do I need to teach English followed by what are the best TEFL resource for teaching English to refugees? We want to share our knowledge with you to help you change someone’s life, today. When considering your lesson plans for teaching English to refugees, make sure you take into co...[Read More]

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