A Day In the Life of a Student in the Honolulu, Hawaii TEFL Class

International TEFL Academy is proud to offer a world-class 4-week Honolulu TEFL course at our partner TEFL school’s headquarters located in the heart of Honolulu, Hawaii. Employing a state-of-the-art curriculum and taught by expert university-level instructors, this course is designed to provide you with the skills & qualification you need to succeed in teaching English abroad. This course is fun and you will learn a ton, but it is also very demanding and requires that you be prepared to meet the full-time demands of a rigorous university-level course.  To help you prepare for this course, we've put together a typical day in the life schedule to outline the daily grind and committment required. 

A Day In the Life of a Student in the Guadalajara, Mexico TEFL Class

International TEFL Academy is proud to offer a world-class 4-week Guadalajara, Mexico TEFL course located in the heart of this historic city. Employing a state-of-the-art curriculum and taught by expert university-level instructors, this course is designed to provide you with the skills & qualification you need to succeed in teaching English abroad. This course is fun and you will learn a ton, but it is also very demanding and requires that you be prepared to meet the full-time demands of a rigorous university-level course. To help you prepare for this course, we've put together a typical day in the life schedule to outline the daily grind and commitment required. 

10 Best Job Markets for Teaching English Abroad in 2018

Will 2018 be the year that you see the world?

Do you seek the international adventure of a lifetime in 2018?  With 1.7  billion people using and learning English worldwide, the international job market for teaching English abroad has never been stronger with new opportunties opening every single day from China & Turkey to Vietnam & Costa Rica. Teaching English overseas provides more opportunities than any other field for English speakers from all walks of life and all backgrounds to live, work and travel abroad in foreign countries across the globe. 

And guess what? No prior teaching experience is required! However, taking an accredited TEFL certification course will allow you to gain the skills and qualification you need to get hired and to teach on the professional level.

As we look forward toward to 2018, here are 10 of the top job markets to consider as you look at your options for teaching English abroad this coming year....

How Not To Take A Group Selfie

By Stéphane Le Mentec

This is it. You're teaching English abroad having the best time of your life. You're finally living your dream of teaching and traveling. Here you are, hanging out with your local friends exploring the spectacular limestone islands of Ha Long Bay in Vietnam,  walking down the beachfront of Puerto Vallerta in Mexico or having fun at this high-end tapas bar in Barcelona, Spain. "Let's take a selfie!", you think, as you want to immortalize the moment and get that little piece of souvenir to bring back home tease your friends back home on Instagram (who are we kidding?). Great! Although you might want to read this first if you don't want to make the same mistakes as we did.

7 Reasons Why ITA’s Job Search Guidance is Better than Job Placement

By Helen Schenck

So you’ve been doing your research on TEFL and you are trying to find the best school for yourself. You’ve been asking the schools about hours their courses have, the level of professors, the accreditation level of the certification...the good stuff You have found that International TEFL Academy offers a TEFL certification that qualifies you to teach all over the world. But, wait! No! Pump the brakes, ITA doesn’t actually place people? Who what where why??

Your research is right! We do not provide specific job placements and that is done strategically for you, our students and alumni. With our lifetime Job Search Assistance, you will have so many more options, better salaries, and long term job options. Why? Read on!

Best Tips for Yoga Enthusiasts Who Want to Teach English Abroad

By Ashley Houston

Looking to take your down dog abroad? If you’re a certified yoga teacher planning to teach English abroad, you can fulfill both of your passions overseas.

From hostels to retreat centers and teacher trainings abroad, the yoga travel scene has blown up over the past five years. Teaching yoga abroad can take your mindfulness and full presence from the mat out into the country you’re living in, so you can fully embrace your new locale. It’s also an excellent way to connect with other like-minded yogis worldwide. Added benefit, since you’re also teaching English and the cost of living tends to be much cheaper in many of the yoga hot spots, you can better support yourself while pursuing your perfect crow.

9 Expert Tips for Teaching English in Europe

By Britton Schaude

Whether it's the medieval romance of Prague or the bustling beach towns of Spain, there are thousands of language schools throughout Europe eager to hire native-English speakers as teachers of English as a foreign language. The best part is, you don't need to have any college-level teaching credentials or previous teaching experience! As long as English is your mother tongue and you are certified to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL), there are jobs waiting for you, so what are you waiting for?

Here are some key things to know if you want to be successful teaching English in Europe:

Why You Should Get TEFL Certified If You Want to Join the Peace Corps

By Ashley Houston

If you’re a U.S. citizen over the age of 18 looking for a meaningful way to make an impact overseas, teaching English abroad and joining the Peace Corps are probably at the top of your list. There are many benefits to both opportunities, but here are some benefits as to why you should get TEFL certified before joining the Peace Corps:

5 Highlights to Explore while Teaching English in Munich, Germany

Home to the world’s famous Oktoberfest, Hofbräu beer & one of the top soccer clubs in the world (Bayern Munich), Munich is without doubt one of the most famous and visited cities in Europe. Th city offers a fantastic mix between the old and new that includes great architectural attractions, international sport, music and art events and also one of the best transportations systems in the world. It’s also the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria and it’s located on the River Isar at the foot of the Bavarian Alps.