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A world-class certification: TEFL Online from the University of Toronto


From two world-class leaders, the TEFL Online program from the University of Toronto and Teach Away offers the best curriculum design and accessibility.

TEFL Course Options


The University of Toronto TEFL Online offers three courses options.

TEFL Teacher in Asia

The 100-hour TEFL Online course contains six core course units designed by OISE faculty at the University of Toronto.

The 120-hour course contains six core course units, plus two additional elective specialization units.

The 150-hour course contains eight core course units, two additional elective specialization units, and one additional unit on teaching abroad.

TEFL Online Course Curriculum


100-Hour TEFL Course


100-hour TEFL Online course: Six core course units

  • An Introduction to English Language Teaching
  • Teaching Language Skills
  • Adapting Subject-Specific Content
  • Structuring and Delivering Lessons
  • Classroom Management
  • Resources and Materials

120-Hour TEFL Course


120-hour TEFL Online course: Six core course units, two units of specialization

  • An Introduction to English Language Teaching
  • Teaching Language Skills
  • Adapting Subject-Specific Content
  • Structuring and Delivering Lessons
  • Classroom Management
  • Resources and Materials
  • Elective Specialization
  • Elective Specialization

150-Hour TEFL Course


150-hour TEFL Online course: Eight core course units, two units of specialization, additional unit on teaching abroad

  • An Introduction to English Language Teaching
  • Teaching Language Skills
  • Adapting Subject-Specific Content
  • Structuring and Delivering Lessons
  • Classroom Management
  • Resources and Materials
  • Digital Technology in the Classroom
  • Learner-Centred Lessons
  • Elective Specialization
  • Elective Specialization
  • Teaching Abroad

Choose a TEFL course that allows you to select the best certificate for your career path. By opting to specialize in areas of Teaching English as a Foreign Language, graduates of the 120 and 150-hour TEFL Online courses stand out to international employers.

Why enroll in the University of Toronto TEFL Online course?


With TEFL training from the University of Toronto TEFL Online program, graduates earn an internationally recognized TEFL certificate from one of the top 20 universities in the world. The course can be accessed at any time, from anywhere around the globe – even from a mobile device.

The TEFL Online course from the University of Toronto and Teach Away uses a curriculum designed by the Faculty of Education at the University of Toronto. Graduates receive a TEFL certificate issued by the university. Completion of the course ensures that educators are not only prepared to design and implement lesson plans in a classroom environment, but are fully equipped to live and work overseas in a number of environments.

TEFL Online is distributed by Teach Away. Upon completing your TEFL course, update your Teach Away profile with your new qualifications and visit the job board to start applying for teaching jobs abroad.

Travel abroad with a TEFL Certificate

Academic Quality

A Global Leader in Education

Follow a curriculum designed by instructors from one of the world’s top-ranked universities.

Experts from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) created the curriculum for TEFL Online, employing their globally recognized expertise in the field of foreign language teaching. As members of the Faculty of Education at the University of Toronto, recently ranked 13th worldwide in Education instruction, the TEFL Online course creators have academic backgrounds in the field as well as domestic and international teaching experience.

Upon completing the course, graduates hold a professional certificate issued by the University of Toronto.

Accessibility

The World is Your Classroom

Learn in a self-paced environment. Enrolled students study from their own computers or mobile devices on a self-directed schedule.

By choosing to study with TEFL Online through the University of Toronto, prospective teachers have access to the world’s first mobile-accessible TEFL certification course. The clearly defined units guide students through the course in a way that allows for maximum flexibility: TEFL Online students study at times that work for them, at a pace that works for them. Once teachers have enrolled in the TEFL Online course, they have up to one year to complete the course in order to receive their TEFL certificate.

Apply for Jobs

Jobs Abroad through Teach Away

TEFL Online graduates have direct access to Teach Away’s network of international ESL teaching jobs.

The TEFL Online course from the University of Toronto is affiliated with a world leader in international educator recruitment. Teach Away has placed thousands of teachers in international positions and improves an educator’s chances of securing an ideal job placement.

Choose from a 100-hour, 120-hour or 150-hour TEFL certification