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"TEFL" is the acronym for Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or simply, English language instruction for non-native speakers.
The TEFL industry represents one of the fastest-growing education fields in the world. The field of TEFL presents thousands of excellent professional opportunities for teaching English online and teaching English abroad in all corners of the globe to native and fluent English speakers who earn their TEFL certification.
The best part? You don't need prior teaching experience or a degree to find a great teaching job if you're TEFL Certified.
Teaching English abroad provides a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the world while making a difference and gaining invaluable work experience.
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Founded in 2010, International TEFL Academy (ITA) offers the gold standard in TEFL certification for teaching English abroad & teaching English online. We are proud to offer you the finest internationally accredited TEFL courses both online and in-person, in 20+ locations across the globe.
We certify 6,000 people per year and have graduates teaching in over 80 countries.
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At ITA, we care about your professional development. We specifically designed these specialty TEFL/TESOL courses to help our graduates advance their teaching career in key educational areas. These 4 courses are optional but recommended to further improve your teaching skills during or after earning your standard TEFL certification.
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All ITA students & graduates receive lifetime job search guidance for teaching English abroad & online. As an ITA alum, you'll benefit from our expertise in the field to successfully navigate the TEFL job market worldwide and online. We're here to help every step of the way.
Whether you just earned your TEFL Certification with us, or you are asking for advice again a few years down the road - you'll receive the same stellar assistance and we'll work with you one-on-one, as a team, to find to best ESL job for you.
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We strive to offer you a highly sought-after accredited TEFL Certification, taught by university-level instructors & recognized by employers worldwide. By choosing ITA, you join a highly-engaged community of 30,000 alumni, and invest in an award-winning TEFL school that invests right back in your training. We won't only help you find a teaching job, we'll find the best TEFL job for you.
The entire ITA staff has lived, traveled, and/or taught abroad and online. We've been in your shoes, and now we seek to empower you to experience the world and make a difference, just like we did.
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Teaches English Online from Bali, Indonesia
After doing extensive research, the reviews and reputation of International TEFL Academy far surpassed any other company. Also, ITA tended to my every question and had wonderful customer service before I even committed to receiving my TEFL certification with them.
Teaches English in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico
Everything I read about International TEFL Academy gave me respect for their program.
Also, I felt the high number of practicum hours required would both help me gain the confidence I desired and give me an edge in looking for a job.
Teaches English in Florence, Italy
Being the type-A researcher that I am, I read up on countless programs that offer TEFL Certification and found International TEFL Academy to be the best. Their reviews, credentials, course structure, and benefits were the best fit for what I was looking for.
Teaches English Online from Spain
I chose the International TEFL Academy primarily because of the huge and active alumni community that it maintains, and that was definitely a good choice. The alumni community has been an invaluable source of information and encouragement throughout my experience thus far.
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International TEFL Academy is recognized by employers worldwide at the highest level for TEFL certification. Our TEFL certificates meet or exceed international standards, and are accredited by sanctioned bodies in the field:
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