TEFL and English Proficiency Around the World

The 2018 edition of EF Education First’s English Proficiency Index has recently been published, providing valuable insight into English language ability around the world. The index analysed test results from 1.3 million EF SET (Standard English Test) takers and used the data to rank the English language skills of 88 countries and regions, tracking improvements, declines,…

Should you buy a Groupon TEFL course?

We’re guessing that if you’re looking to get TEFL qualified it’s because you want to find a job teaching English, so you’re going to want to make sure that the course you take will give you the best chance of finding a great teaching position. Occasionally, we’re asked by someone why they should pay for…

Visa Crackdowns and TEFL

Reports of visa crackdowns – often in China, South Korea, and Thailand – spark panic every so often within the TEFL community. It can be troubling to hear about teachers being detained and even deported, particularly when these teachers may have thought everything was in order with their visa. Within the last year we’ve heard…

Are there age restrictions for TEFL?

Am I too young to TEFL? Am I too old to TEFL? We’re here to answer your age-related TEFL questions! There are no strict age limits for TEFL across the board but that’s not to say there aren’t some things you should be aware of if you’re an especially young or more mature aspiring EFL…

GDPR and TEFL Org UK

We take great care at TEFL Org UK with our customers’ information and data, and we’ve always aimed to uphold the highest standards of security and follow best practices when managing your course. With the upcoming changes in data protection regulations coming from GDPR’s implementation later this month, we wanted to share some information with…

A Guide to TEFL for Students

TEFL isn’t just for graduates – in fact, if you’re thinking about teaching English after university then it’s a great idea to start building up experience while you’re still a student. Whether you’re thinking ahead to a full-time teaching position abroad after you graduate and want to build up your TEFL skills and experience to…

Top 10 places to TEFL in 2018

Research by the British Council suggests that the number of English learners around the world is set to exceed 1.9bn by 2020, which means the demand for English teachers is only going to keep growing. This is great news for anyone from first-time teachers looking for exciting gap-year opportunities to experienced EFL teachers. Whether you’re…

Festive Opening Hours 2017

The Christmas holiday season is almost here!  Our team will be out of the office on the afternoon of Friday 8th of December for a festive lunch, but will be back on Monday 10th December to help you with all things TEFL. See below for our full festive opening hours: Friday 8th December: 9am-12 noon…