How to spot common ESL job scams

The English as a Second Language market has long been vulnerable to and often a victim of job-related scamming. There are far too many tales of job seekers being stung by fraudulent “recruiters” or “employers”. In some cases, potential ESL instructors have lost ten or even fifteen thousand dollars… I don’t mean to scare you

Top Teaching Destinations in Africa

With its landscapes, diversity and wildlife, top teaching destinations in Africa appeal to adventurers at heart looking for an “off the beaten path” teaching experience. While the majority of teaching positions in Africa are unpaid volunteer positions, teaching opportunities at international schools exist for teachers with experience and a teaching license. What to expect For

How can a qualified teacher benefit from a TEFL certificate?

It’s a common misconception that only ESL teachers benefit from earning a TEFL Certificate. Understandably, as TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. However, most people don’t realize that the objective of a TEFL course is to prepare you for teaching non-native English speakers. This means that even certified teachers, who have attended

Why bother with a TEFL Certificate?

We get a lot of questions from individuals hoping to head overseas to teach ESL, asking if they should bother with a TEFL certificate. Some are certified teachers and some are just individuals looking for a new adventure. Some have classroom experience teaching subject-specific material and some have never stepped foot in a classroom. Across