TEFL Certification - TEFL Online course - University of Toronto OISE

TEFL Certification

Earn your TEFL certification online from a world-leading university

Qualify to teach English abroad with a TEFL certification from the University of Toronto’s world-renowned education faculty

The OISE TEFL course was designed by professors at the top-ranked University of Toronto Faculty of Education (OISE) and is delivered by Teach Away, an expert in international teacher recruitment.

International Recognition

The OISE TEFL course reflects the academic standards of a world-class, top 20 university that is globally recognized for its reputation and academic excellence.

100, 120 & 150-hour Course Options

Choose a TEFL course that is suited to your career path and select 2 specialization units to tailor your TEFL certificate to match your career goals and international teaching opportunities.

100% Online & Self-Paced

Get TEFL certified from anywhere in the world, at a pace that fits your schedule. Teachers have up to 1 year to complete the OISE TEFL curriculum and the average course completion time is 2-3 months.

Who is a TEFL certification for?

A TEFL certificate is suited for individuals seeking an international teaching position abroad, including - but not limited to - university/college graduates, inexperienced teachers and experienced educators.

University Graduates

A university graduate, or soon to be graduating student, seeking an exciting opportunity to travel and broaden their horizons.

Inexperienced Teachers

Teachers new to teaching with no formal teaching experience, with or without a teaching license or qualifications.

Experienced Educators

Educators with a teaching license seeking a professional development certification to prepare for teaching English language learners.

Graduates Stories


OISE TEFL graduate currently teaching grades 4-6 in a public school in Seoul, South Korea.

“I wouldn’t be in this wonderful country with the great job I have right now if it wasn’t for this course, and it was easy, informative, and helpful and there’s no reason not to add it to your resume if you have the time!”


OISE TEFL graduate and licensed teacher currently teaching in Saudi Arabia.

“One of the best things you can do is realize that the students you had in your home country are not like your new, foreign students. The course will help you to understand why and teach you how to reach them.”


OISE TEFL graduate currently teaching young learners at a language school in Tomiya, Japan.

“I think the most useful part of the OISE TEFL course was the lesson planning unit. Being able to plan lessons and manage my own classroom has been a lifesaver.”


OISE TEFL graduate currently teaching EFL learners in a middle school in Guangfeng, China.

“The program fit my needs perfectly and I trusted that the university would not lend their name to an inferior course. The course has a wealth of reference material to take with you and I highly recommend it.”

95% of all graduates would recommend the OISE TEFL course to a friend

Qualify for international teaching jobs with an internationally recognized TEFL certification