For those seeking to kick off their TEFL career off the beaten track of well-known markets like Thailand and Korea, Myanmar offers an unparalleled tapestry of timeless landscapes, ancient temples, and traditional culture. Closed to the world for decades, Myanmar has only recently opened its economy to investment and travel, creating a fast-growing need for English language instruction.
Taught by experienced instructors with an internationally accredited curriculum, this full-time four-week TEFL course will qualify you for thousands of teaching jobs in Myanmar and around the world.
In addition to teacher training, this course includes a comprehensive orientation program to help students gain an in-depth introduction to Myanmar's culture, language, cuisine, and history.
All students also receive a full range of job placement guidance to assist with applying and interviewing for ESL teaching jobs in Myanmar. In addition, all graduates will also enjoy lifetime access to personalized job search guidance for English teaching jobs in more than 80 countries worldwide.
ITA has been named Top Rated TEFL Organization by GoAbroad.com three years in a row and has also won the prestigious GoAbroad.com People's Choice Award three out of the last five years.
The Myanmar TEFL course includes 16 hours of live observed practice teaching to help you refine your skills and gain confidence in a live classroom setting with actual Myanmarese students.
Emphasis on practical training for teaching listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills in the classroom, including extensive lesson plan development and feedback from peers and instructors.
Tuition includes a variety of services to help students make their move to Myanmar, including airport pick-up in Yangon, visa support, and included cultural excursions and classes, including a visit to the legendary Shwedagon Pagoda.
This Yangon, Myanmar TEFL Course is perfect for you if:
The job market in Myanmar is smaller and not nearly as lucrative as in some other Asian nations, but it is a fast-growing market with great opportunities. All TEFL Course students receive lifetime job search assistance for gaining employment teaching English in Myanmar and worldwide (including teaching English online). These exclusive services and resources include:
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This 4-week, full-time course is made up of a 1-week (40-hour) cultural orientation and 3 weeks (120 hours) of onsite and off-site instruction and work. This is an intensive university-level course.
Here is a brief overview of what you will learn in your Myanmar TEFL Course:
4 weeks full-time (120 hours). This is an intensive university-level course.
Students should expect to be in class from approximately 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (with breaks), Monday-Friday. Weekends are primarily free for sightseeing and relaxation, but some homework is required.
The course is located in Yangon, Myanmar's former capital and primary center of commerce and culture. Founded more than 1,000 years, Yangon is one of the most historic cities in Southeast Asia and provides a great base for exploring Myanmar's most famous attractions.
There are typically about 15 students per course session; Internet access is available at the school facilities.
Your Myanmar TEFL certification course includes:
Your course tuition does not include personal expenses, transportation, visa, insurance, housing costs, or food, apart from welcome dinner.
All participants must have a laptop that they can work and print from. iPads and other tablet devices can work, but they are certainly not ideal and will limit your ability to print.
All ITA students & graduates have the option to enhance their skills and credentials by taking additional TEFL Specialty courses in the fields of:
The TEFL course orientation includes the following excursions & activities:
Housing is not included with your TEFL course tuition, however, the course staff will be happy to help you arrange for accommodations during the course for the cost of approximately $150 a month.
Accommodations are modest but are new and modern and at a minimum, the rooms will have air-con & Wi-Fi and are conveniently located with respect to the TEFL school.
As part of the orientation part of the course, workshops are also included on the following:
Before enrolling in any International TEFL Academy courses, we recommend that you speak with an advisor who will answer your questions, review your employment prospects for teaching English abroad, and assist you with enrollment.
We strongly recommend enrolling in your Myanmar TEFL course at least one month in advance due to its popularity. We also invite you to read our registration procedure and terms & conditions. Note that all students will be charged a small processing fee per course/program purchased.
Learn how to teach hands-on thanks to the mandatory live practice teaching (practicum) sessions included in your TEFL course. The practicum is an essential component of a teacher's training process, as it provides valuable insight and experience prior to obtaining independent teaching positions.
You must complete a minimum of 10
hours for your TEFL/TESOL certification. These hours will be achieved through observation and live practice teaching with actual ESL students.
Apply teaching principles to real-life situations, build confidence in your skill and pedagogical style, and gain exposure to various learning styles and classroom situations.
At least part of your practicum will entail teaching in a local non-profit English camp for disadvantaged kids in Yangon.
The course instructors and staff all possess extensive experience working in the TEFL field in Myanmar and will provide cultural awareness training to help prepare you for working with local Myanmarese students.
Jonathan Harman, Myanmar TEFL Course Instructor.
Jon has 9 years of ESL teaching experience in Thailand, South Korea, and Vietnam, in addition to two years of teaching experience in the UK.
All Myanmar TEFL instructors have a minimum of 3 years of ESL teaching experience in an overseas capacity. 2 years of professional practical experience teaching, coaching, or lecturing to adults. Our instructors are highly-trained in TEFL / TESOL, passionate about education, and hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education, English, or a related field.
Remember that it is an intensive, university-level course. Here's what you should expect:
Your textbook is provided to you as part of your course tuition.
This course is open to citizens of any nation, as long as you can legally enter Myanmar.
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