Teach Abroad Articles

Congratulations, you’ve decided to teach English abroad! I think you’ve made an excellent choice. But now you need a program to help you get started! From government sponsored programs to comprehensive onsite training and placement programs, there's an overwhelming amount of...
If you’re considering teaching English abroad (or even at home!), you’ve probably heard that you need a TEFL certification to do it. Getting TEFL certified will help you with the job search, better salary options, and help make you a more prepared teacher. [ Tweet This ] While...
So you’re interested in teaching English abroad , but feeling a little bit overwhelmed by the whole process? Don’t worry -- you’re not alone. Teaching abroad is an appealing lifestyle for many people, from recent college grads to baby boomers , but the one trait that just about...
Whether you’re studying, teaching, volunteering, or bouncing around the globe on a gap year , living abroad is a far different beast than simply traveling. This is especially true when November rolls around and -- despite the hot, humid weather, or total lack of festive...
It doesn’t really matter where in the world you are, how old your students are, or what subject you are covering -- classroom management is a universally important part of being a successful teacher. Keeping your students in control is perhaps even more important for an English...
“How do I go about getting a work visa for teaching abroad?” It’s one of the most common concerns I hear from people that are interested in teaching English abroad . And of course, it’s a perfectly reasonable question -- one, in fact, that you should be asking. If you are...
In an industry as diverse and complicated as the English teaching abroad industry, there's often a great deal of confusion in regards to what credentials would-be teachers actually NEED in order to qualify for a teaching job abroad . It's a vast, world-wide industry, and as a...
Being a new teacher in a foreign environment isn’t easy. Regardless of how much training and practice you’ve had in your TEFL course , facing a classroom by yourself for the first time is always a little bit nerve wracking -- especially when teaching English abroad , where you...