TEFL & ESL Blog
Thinking about applying to work at VIPKid? Genevieve is one of the 2500 teachers that loves working there – see why in this interview.
See how using a dedicated webcam can improve your lesson, as well as some recommended models.
Headsets are becoming a must-have piece of online teaching equipment thanks to their superior sound and voice quality – here are 3 worth considering.
Get more bookings and better feedback by using props – here are 9 props we love for VIPKID teachers.
Magic Ears recommends you use at least 2 props in your classes – here are 10 of our favorites that can be used for different ages & abilities.
Want to know the average salaries for teachers in China? We look at the different types of schools and what they pay according to their city and location.
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.
A great interview with Georgia from Teacher’s Friend Vietnam – she discusses how to to get a quality job, things to look out for, and what to expect on your first day.
For many sectors of the ESL job market, TEFL certification is a must-have in a job candidate. The sheer volume of online TEFL courses offered
Here we break down everything you need to know about the best TEFL courses in Prague, including their reputation, curriculum, and price.
It’s never been easier to teach a course online – assuming you have an internet connection we’ve laid out 5 places to start teaching today.
A look at all the teaching English in China requirements, what each means, and what you need to fulfill them and start teaching.
Looking for a TEFL course in Thailland? We’ve broken down 5 of our favorites based on their price, reputation and curriculum – click to check them out!
Because of the island nation’s unique cultural attractions and relatively high pay rate for English teachers, Japan is an alluring destination for many foreign ESL
Looking for online companies that will hire South Africans? Here are 6 options with their requirements.
Learn the E2 visa process needed to work in Korea.
About to sign your teaching contract for China? Read this to see what red flags to ask about and when to abandon a job all together.
China has become the go-to place for many Americans who are looking for global opportunities in order to build careers, earn money, or simply try
The visa process for teachers in China is complicated – this guide explains what you need, how to apply, and what your school should help you with.
6 tips on how to prepare for teaching in China from a former teacher – start preparing now!
The demo class is a crucial step in the VIPKID interview process. Here’s all you need to know about it as well as plenty of tips to pass it with flying colors.
Unsure if you can teach English online without a degree? Rest easy because it’s not only possible, it’s quite common. Here’s how to start.
You may have heard that Russia isn’t the most desirable country for ESL work. Pay is usually quite low, living costs are high (especially in
A dad describes his decision to bring his entire family to China, including the challenges they faced from family and why they were interested in the first place.
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.
Brett shares her experience of being a foster mother, lawyer and online teacher and why she wouldn’t trade it for the world!
Explore which teaching program is the best in Japan – a breakdown of our top 5 including the job requirements and details.
Explore the requirements to teach English legally in Korea.
Teacher Jim Hill recounts his first time in China and how things have changed for English teachers over the past 40 years.
A great look at the pros & cons of teaching private lessons in Japan + tips on how to get started.
Considering a teach English program in South Korea? Read our guide on the 5 best teaching programs, including job summary and requirements.
5 great tips from author and former teacher Josh Summers on how to best prepare for your move to China as an English teacher.
A teacher gives a first-hand account of the pros and cons of teaching English in Bogota, Colombia – see what her day to day was like!
Just getting into online teaching or wondering how to improve? Here are 15 online teaching tips from a current teacher to help you out!
Teacher Jenica shares her thoughts on teaching for Magic Ears for the past 2 years – see what she loves and thinks you need to be prepared for!
Looking for a cheap TEFL course? Check out our list of current discounts and coupons to see what’s on sale for 2019.
Read these 5 cool blogs to get an insight into the world of teaching English in Italy and what to expect from your adventure.
Sending money home from China doesn’t have to be complicated – here are your best options for keeping as much of your money as possible.
Curious what China is *really* like for a teacher? Read this first-hand account from a primary school teacher in Shenzhen, China.
Can you believe VIPKid is 5 years old? Current teacher Luis walks us through how they celebrated, their history, and what they have planned for the future.
Wechat might be one of the greatest apps ever and it can make your time in China much easier – here is how to link it with your bank in order to make payments easier in the mainland.
Thinking about teaching English in Beijing – here are some tips from a current teacher on why she chose Beijing, what she likes about the city and what her average day is like!
Thinking about applying to Huijing? Check out this in-depth look from two current teachers on their hiring process, requirements, and how much they pay.
Thinking about working for EF? Here’s a short interview on what one teacher liked and didn’t like about teaching for the company in China.
Online teaching provides a lot of freedom – see how Cynthia & Niko use their remote teaching positions to fund their world travels.
Training centers are everywhere in China and are hiring teachers by the boatload – here’s what you need to know about their schedule and pay before taking a job at one.
Thinking about teaching in Beijing? Here’s what one former teacher had to say about the city, salary, and preparing for arrival.
Thinking about teaching in Shenzhen? Here’s what to expect, what it’s like for teachers, and some areas of the city to check out for schools.
It is not possible to teach in Korea without a degree – here is what you need to know and some possible other options.
Looking to see if you can teach in Taiwan without a TEFL? Here is what you need to know about teaching legally in this awesome country.
Thinking about teaching in Japan with a criminal record? It’s possible but not very easy – here’s where to start and what you need to know.
Cram schools in Taiwan go by many names but buxiban is the most common – here’s what you need to know about working at one.
Having an awesome online classroom makes it teaching online easier. Here are some tips from a current teacher to help get your classroom setup.
Online teacher and digital nomad Jason shares his experience teaching for DadaABC including how he got hired and how he uses music to engage the students.
Haley shares what it was like to teach at a private school in Japan, including commuting to classes, driving in Japan, and advice for those considering it.
Wondering what to do after teaching? You’re not alone. In this interview, Brandon discusses how to structure and use your time abroad to your advantage if you don’t plan on teaching forever.
See what you can expect as a salary as a teacher in Korea.
Explore the requirements to teach English in Japan – broken out by what the government looks for as well as what each of school prefers.
Japan is great to teach in for a lot of reasons, but one of the biggest is that they pay their teachers really well – see how much each type of school pays.
Can you tell us a little about SkimaTalk – how you got started, what your mission is, etc? SkimaTalk was founded on the idea that
Can you give us an introduction otoBuddy School – what is your history and mission? BuddySchool is an online tutoring platform, where users from all