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Teach English Abroad with OISE TEFL

Prepare to teach abroad with the University of Toronto OISE and Teach Away, the global experts in foreign language instruction and international teacher recruitment.

Prepare to Teach Abroad

The OISE University of Toronto TEFL course equips prospective educators with the necessary skills and support to teach in English abroad. The course offers the specialization unit Teaching Abroad, to help prepare teachers for finding jobs and teaching overseas. OISE TEFL graduates have access to the no-charge services of Teach Away Inc., a global leader in international teacher recruitment, offering the widest variety of international job placements.

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Apply for Placement

Teach Away has a variety of teaching opportunities from ESL instructor to superintendent roles. OISE TEFL graduates have access to the Teach Away job board to apply for positions that suit their professional, experiential and academic qualifications. Teach Away’s partner institutions undergo a strict screening process to ensure teachers are placed with reputable schools and ministries of education abroad. Learn more about qualifications, preparing a teacher resume and applying for jobs abroad in the TEFL Teach Abroad Guide.

TEFL Job Destinations Abroad

A TEFL certification can open the door to teaching opportunities in destinations around the world:


Teaching jobs in Asia are among the most in demand positions for educators looking to teach English abroad, due to their competitive benefit packages that often include airfare and accommodation. With opportunities for inexpensive travel to surrounding areas, Asia is a great destination for education professionals looking for travel opportunities. Japan, Korea and China are among the top teaching destinations in Asia for TEFL teachers.

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With its mix of modern attractions and old-world charm, Europe is a popular destination for teachers wanting to go abroad. Teaching jobs in Europe are some of the most sought after positions offering teachers a great work-life balance and the opportunity to explore a myriad of cultures. TEFL teachers can find work in top European teaching destinations from Spain to the Czech Republic.

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The Middle East

Teaching English in the Middle East delivers the opportunity to live and work in a dynamic and rapidly developing area. The modern cities of the Middle East have grown from some of the oldest civilizations on Earth, which offer teachers a wealth of ancient and modern culture to explore. Educators looking to teach English in the Middle East can expect very competitive salaries and benefits, allowing them to save a large portion of their salary. Top teaching destinations in the Middle East attract teachers worldwide.

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South and Central America

South America provides travelers and educators the chance to live and work in a variety of climates in a diverse geographical region. South American teaching placements offer a wide range of cultural experiences that include the continent’s world-famous historical sites, rainforests and beaches, cuisine, and hospitality. Top teaching destinations in South and Central America include Mexico all the way down to countries at the most southern tip of South America such as Argentina.

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Teaching in Africa gives educators the chance to discover a vibrant and ever-changing region. Due to the low costs of living, many teachers are able to save a large portion of their salary, affording them the opportunity to explore the diverse continent. Positions in the top teaching destinations in Africa are best suited for licensed teachers looking to gain professional experience in a rewarding cultural environment.

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Visit the TEFL Online Enrollment Page to begin your international career teaching abroad