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36 Awesome Teacher Websites to Make Your Life Easier

A list of awesome teacher websites broken out by category so you can easily find one that works for your classroom, lesson, or time off!

Exploring the Cost of Living in Russia for ESL Teachers

A detailed look at cost of living teachers can expect in Russia – see what you can expect to spend on transportation, food, and housing.

3 Reasons Why It’s Exciting to Be an EFL Teacher: Tips from a Teacher in Beijing

3 tips from a current teacher in Beijing on how to keep teaching exciting – perfect for new teachers or those looking to add excitement back into the job.

Creating a TEFL Resume: What to Include & How to Stand Out

The first step of any job is your resume – in this post Thomas explores what makes a good TEFL resume and what you can do to make yours stand out.

From Side Gig to Career: One Teacher’s Experience with EFL

Dr. Daniel Portman has been involved in TEFL for over 20 years. After falling in love with TEFL, he went on to pursue master’s level work in applied linguistics.

Life as an Autonomo: How to Earn More Money Teaching in Spain

How to earn a €2000 net salary as a self-employed teacher in Spain and pay less social security and tax in the first 2 years of working as an autónomo.

How a Single Mom of 5 Went from Teacher to Lawyer and Back Again

Brett shares her experience of being a foster mother, lawyer and online teacher and why she wouldn’t trade it for the world!
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The 5 Best Teach English in Japan Programs (w/ Details & Requirements)

Explore which teaching program is the best in Japan – a breakdown of our top 5 including the job requirements and details.
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40 Years After Normalization: A Review of Memoirs by American Teachers in China

Teacher Jim Hill recounts his first time in China and how things have changed for English teachers over the past 40 years.

China’s New Policy for Online Teachers Explained

A breakdown of the new regulations for Chinese online teaching companies including what’s changed and what you’ll need to qualify as a teacher.
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The Pros & Cons of Being a Private English Tutor in Japan

A great look at the pros & cons of teaching private lessons in Japan + tips on how to get started.

The 4 Best TEFL Courses in Japan

Planning on completing a TEFL course in Japan? Read our reviews on the best TEFL courses, covering everything from curriculums to reputation.
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The 5 Best Teach English in Korea Programs (w/ Details & Requirements)

Considering a teach English program in South Korea? Read our guide on the 5 best teaching programs, including job summary and requirements.
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Moving to China to Teach: 5 Tips to Consider Before You Go

5 great tips from author and former teacher Josh Summers on how to best prepare for your move to China as an English teacher.
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The 5 Best Online TEFL Certifications

Looking for the best online TEFL course? This guide breaks down 5 options from their curriculums to their reputation and price.
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The 5 Best TEFL Courses in Prague

Here we break down everything you need to know about the best TEFL courses in Prague, including their reputation, curriculum, and price.