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8 great apps for TEFL and travel

It’s the 21st century folks, and that means apps have shouldered their way into…well, everything. From shopping lists to maps, travel guides to fitness assistants, it now seems there’s a nifty little program out there to help us out with all aspects of day-to-day life. Teaching’s no different, with a whole host of tools now…read on

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Safari parks to visit while TEFL teaching in South Africa

TEFL teaching in South Africa is on the up. With more and more destinations across the untamed country now on offer to graduates than ever before, it’s becoming a great place to go and hone your skills in the classroom while adventuring somewhere totally new. And boy is it new! Wild plains of swaying savannah…read on

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Meet our Dream Scholarship winner: Janine Dukha

Back in 2016 (yep, seems ages ago, we know!), we ran a competition along with the Two Monkeys Travel Group called the Dream Scholarship. Open to all budding TEFL teachers in the Philippines, the idea was to provide a new opportunity for people of that great archipelago nation in the east to travel to Vietnam and…read on

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7 other careers that those TEFL skills will help with

From editorial desk positions to the folk who raise great bridges and buildings, there are loads of different professions that could benefit from TEFL skills – learnt on a myTEFL training package, of course.   Magazine/newspaper editor   If there’s one thing that completing that TEFL training is sure to do it’s to teach you…read on

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The 7 best teaching destinations for foodies

From the smoky steakhouses of Buenos Aires to the sizzling street food bazaars of Bangkok, we range right across the planet in search of myTEFL’s top teaching destinations for foodies. Bon appetite!       China   There are plenty of reasons why China’s kitchen has spread across the whole globe. They include the exotic…read on

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A day in the life of a TEFL teacher in Thailand

So, you’ve decided it’s the Land of Smiles for you, eh? Good choice! Aside from sizzling pad Thai noodles and perpetually smiling locals, you’re in for one whirlwind of mystical Buddhist temples, deep Khmer histories and perfect beaches. Just check out this mock-up of one day in the life of a TEFL teacher in Thailand…read on

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8 bucket-list experiences for TEFL teachers in Argentina

From tasting rich wines below the rugged peaks of the Andes to dancing the tango and munching steaks with cowboys, this list of chart-topping experiences is essential reading for any TEFL teachers in Argentina. Enjoy…     Walk the Perito Moreno Glacier   The piece de resistance of the great Los Glaciares National Park crashes…read on

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Take the Plunge – My Experience Teaching in China

  When a person looks back at their life there are certain watershed moments. Moments that mark a distinct change in life direction, in character development; a moment personal and professional avenues for future development opened. The decision to teach abroad in China can be one of those moments. It certainly was for me and—from…read on

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10 top places to teach English in Europe this summer

So you’ve decided to go and teach English in Europe this summer? Woohoo! You won’t regret that one. With everything from the soft undulations of the Tuscan hills to the scintillating beaches of the Turkish Riviera, the wild woods of the German Rhineland to the snow-tipped Alps on the menu, it’s sure to be an…read on

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