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Online TEFL certification designed by the University of Toronto OISE


Earn a TEFL certification developed by the University of Toronto Faculty of Education and provided by the industry leader in international teacher placement, Teach Away.

Introducing Two Industry Leaders


The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education


A global leader in continuing teacher education

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) – The University of Toronto Faculty of Education – is a leader in educational research and teacher training programs, notably foreign language instruction. The OISE faculty is a world-renowned and respected group of policy makers and school specialists, and the instructors who have come together to design the TEFL Online certification are highly respected in their field.

OISE Continuing & Professional Learning is a leader in professional education, having extensive experience designing and developing online learning certifications for educators. The department issues thousands of certificates every year, including hundreds studying the teaching of English to non-English speakers.

The University of Toronto was established in 1827, and is Canada’s largest university. In 2012, numerous independent evaluations ranked the University of Toronto in the top 20 universities in the world. The TEFL Online certification is issued by the University of Toronto, giving graduates the advantage of holding a professional certification from one of the world’s most highly ranked universities.

Teach Away


The global leader in international teacher recruitment

Teach Away is one of the largest teacher recruitment agencies worldwide. Each year, Teach Away places thousands of teachers in competitive positions in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. Teach Away works with leading schools and education organizations around the world. Teach Away pairs educators with international teaching vacancies that match their qualifications and experience, and conduct pre-departure training to ensure teachers are comfortable and prepared to live abroad.

The TEFL Online course was designed and developed by the University of Toronto Faculty of Education and is delivered by Teach Away to prepare course graduates for teaching success abroad.  

The professional relationship between the University of Toronto OISE and Teach Away allows for TEFL Online to offer both:

  • World-class instruction accessible anywhereeven from mobile devices
  • Access to search for jobs online through the world’s leading teacher recruitment agency, Teach Away.

TEFL Online graduates receive a certificate issued by the University of Toronto OISE and increase their chances of securing their dream teaching job abroad.

How the University of Toronto and Teach Away work together


Get one step closer to your dream teaching job with an industry-leading TEFL certification