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Teach English Abroad

Combined TEFL courses and travel

Pack your bags and take on a different kind of adventure - whether it's taking time out to go and teach English abroad, or funding an adventure with teaching jobs along the way! Get qualified to teach abroad with our range of TEFL courses, including online only or classroom based courses. Choose a TEFL internship for a pre-arranged teaching job overseas and full support when away.


Teaching English as a foreign language

Sign up and get paid to teach english and travel the world with a TEFL course! Add some sparkle to your CV, experience a new culture and help improve children's lives. With low living costs in many countries like South America, Europe or even Asia and wages of up to £2000 per month, you can experience a great way of living and working abroad. What better way to see the world?

Why Teach English Abroad with TEFL

  • Internationally recognised
    With over 175,000 qualified teachers since 1994, it's no wonder TEFL courses are exclusively endorsed by schools worldwide.
  • Study that fits around you
    TEFL offer flexible online courses to suit your needs including teach and travel opportunities to help get you into teaching.
  • Support from start to finish
    Everyone from your dedicated course tutor to support staff are there to give a helping hand once you're abroad.

Check out our tech English abroad programs

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Internationally recognised TEFL courses
The essential qualification for teaching overseas


Get qualified in as little as six weeks! Study on your computer, phone or tablet with the support of an expert tutor, or choose to add hands-on teaching practise.
• Access your course from any device
• TEFL tips, advice and resources
• Get classroom practise before you go
• Secure the role of your dreams abroad

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Volunteer TEFL internships
Live, and teach abroad for up to 5 months, with no teaching experience needed.

• 120-hour TEFL qualification included
• Practical teaching role
• Includes accommodation, meals and a monthly living allowance (selected programmes) plus amazing trips and social events
• Orientation and support in the country you choose

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Paid TEFL Internships
Live, teach and earn abroad for up to 9 months

• 120 hour TEFL qualification included
• Orientation and support in-country

• Accommodation and meals 

• Earn a monthly salary

• Explore amazing destinations



Why take a TEFL course?

Once you’re TEFL qualified, the doors open to a whole world of amazing work and travel opportunities. With exciting online and classroom options packed with interactive learning, it’s nothing like going back to school, and this certificate is recognised by schools and employers all over the world. Working with a dedicated TEFL tutor, you’ll receive personalised feedback and guidance to make sure you feel totally prepared when it comes to teaching abroad.

Do I need a degree to teach English abroad?

In short, it depends where you want to go. There are some countries where you can’t secure a visa without a degree, but there are also loads of countries where a degree isn’t required.

I don’t have any teaching experience, can I still teach English abroad?

Of course! Teaching experience can be beneficial in finding work, but it’s not essential. What really matters is that you’re keen, open minded, ready for adventure and have a good understanding of the English language (non-native speaker? You’ll need to show what you know).

Will I need to speak the local language?

No, you won’t need to speak any language apart from English in the classroom. There will be plenty of opportunity to learn the local lingo once you’re there, and you might even be able to bag some free lessons.

How long will it take me to finish the TEFL course?

Again, this depends on you. The 120 hour online course usually takes about six weeks, but we give you three months to complete it, so you can fit it around any existing work or study commitments. If you choose a combined course, the classroom section is taken over a weekend- just pick a time and place that suits you.

Are there any eligibility requirements for the TEFL courses?

Anyone can do a TEFL course regardless of whether you are a native English speaker. If English isn’t your first language, call us or find your local store for more information.

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