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Is an online TEFL certification a good choice for you and your career? We answer some of your top questions about online TEFL certifications in this post, produced in partnership with BridgeTEFL.
Hi Go Overseas! I want to teach abroad and have read in a lot of places that you need to be TEFL certified to get a teaching job abroad. But they're really expensive, and it'd be a huge commitment for me to pay for one at the moment. So, before I bite the bullet and sign up for a...
The rise of the online TEFL courses has provided a cost-effective winner to the many gap year students wanting to teach as a means to travel, without a costly investment in training. But just how legitimate are these cheap TEFLs? Yes, you can get a job with an online TEFL, but th...
If you're thinking about teaching abroad, chances are you're also considering getting your TEFL certificate to help prepare you and qualify you for better teaching jobs. Often, online TEFL courses are the most flexible, and sometimes more affordable, option for teachers seeking o...
If you're thinking about teaching abroad , you've probably already Googled all the practical information: where the best places to teach are, how much you'll make teaching ESL abroad, and everything under the sun about TEFL certifications. But what about the experience? What's it...
As the Teach Abroad Director for Go Overseas, I get a lot of questions from our users asking "So, do I really need a TEFL certificate to teach abroad?" The short answer is no, you really don't need a TEFL certificate to teach abroad. There are certainly jobs that don't require yo...
If you've given any thought to teaching English abroad, you’ve more than likely seen a lot of different acronyms thrown around when talking about certifications -- TESOL, CELTA, TEFL and TESL to name just a few. We're going to help you understand... the difference between TESOL,...
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 res...
Looking to move overseas and experience the international adventure of a lifetime while getting paid to teach English abroad in a great foreign country like Italy, China or Argentina? Virtually any English speaker can teach English abroad, even without prior teaching experience o...
Preparing to teach abroad can turn your brain into an endless flowchart of questions: "Do I need a CELTA or a DELTA if I want to teach at a hagwon?" (Actually, neither.) "What is the difference between TESOL and TEFL? What does it mean for my teach abroad options?" "What is accre...