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10 festivals in Asia for TEFL teachers to enjoy

Festivals in Asia come in all shapes and sizes, from glowing lantern releases in Taiwan to mud-slinging matches in South Korea. Here are just a small selection that you can enjoy as a TEFL teacher in this enthralling corner of the globe…     Dragon Boat Festival, China   If you happen to be teaching…read on

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6 ways to keep earning with TEFL during school holidays

“Schoooools out for summer!” Alice Cooper might be happy, but us TEFL teachers are usually a bag of mixed feelings. Yes, it’s time to enjoy some well-earned R&R, exploring the Chinese Great Wall or hitting the beaches of the Med without a marking pile in sight, but it’s also the start of some downtime from…read on

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Tips for creating a professional TEFL CV

So, you’re qualified and raring to delve into the TEFL world? Congratulations! Now comes the tricky task of bagging that dream job. Don’t worry, with all the pro support of myTEFL and that awesome certificate behind you, we’re sure it won’t be too hard. Oh, and these top tips for crafting the perfect TEFL CV…read on

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10 TEFL destinations with beaches to enjoy

From palm-fringed tropical paradises to rugged coves around the Med, this list of 10 TEFL destinations with beaches to enjoy is sure to have something to sate your linguistic-seaside leanings…     Thailand…obviously   Perhaps the most obvious place to combine a stint on the sand with a TEFL job is Thailand. Packed with opportunities…read on

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5 TEFL destinations in the Middle East worth considering

While many a budding TEFL teacher will look straight to the tried-and-tested destinations of Southeast Asia, China or Europe for their first gig, others might want something a little more off-the-beaten-track. Cue this mystical, magical region of the world, where shifting sands meet groaning camels and cumin-scented souks. There are plenty of reasons why you’d…read on

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Dream Scholarship: Janine’s packing and planning for Vietnam

It’s a big xin chào from us and it’s a big xin chào from our Dream Scholarship winner, Janine Dhuka. Currently living the TEFL high life in the Vietnam, she’s touched down and started exploring the great S-bend of a nation on the edge of Indochina. We’re sure she’s having a blast touring the cascading…read on

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8 tips for saving money while TEFL teaching

Adventure aside, becoming an English tutor is, at the end of the day, a job. That means it’s there to make dollar bills and support a lifestyle. One age-old question would-be graduates ask is if it’s possible to save money while TEFL teaching. The answer is that it totally depends on where you go, what…read on

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