Every year, thousands of teachers move abroad with their families to teach EFL. Whether it’s to find a better job/salary, a higher standard of living, to experience a different country and culture or learning a new language, the truth is that many TEFL teachers take the plunge and change their lives every year. If thatRead More »Teaching EFL overseas with a family: what to consider
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How BREXIT affects the EFL teacher for the good and for the bad. Get as much work experience abroad as you can to prepare for whatever BREXIT may bring.
After completing your TEFL course, you are surely eager to get to work and experience first-hand how it is like to be a TEFL teacher in Spain. But, do you know how the Spanish education system works? Having a broad idea of the education system in Spain will help future teachers to better understand theRead More »A guide to the Spanish Education System
Miracles do happen and it did, to me, an English teacher living and working in Madrid. What was the miracle? Read and weep (for happiness) with me! Hi, my name is Liza, and I´m from a tiny village in Wales, in the UK. I had been to Spain on holidays with my Mum and DadRead More »Storytelling 14: Liza Wales
Things you didn’t know about the EBC Trinity College CertTESOL in February or March. Spain's school year extends from October to July, so your Trinity College CertTESOL certificate in February will get you working in March. You take your Trinity College CertTESOL course in March and you start working in April. 10% early bird discount forRead More »Things you didn’t know about EBC Trinity College CertTESOL in February or March.
Nationalities on our EBC Trinity CertTESOL course. We have been in the TESOL and TEFL towns for quite a time (16 years to be exact) and as such we have had our share of fun, friendship and of course TEFL and TESOL knowhow gotten from our excellent Trinity CertTESOL teaching team. One very interesting factRead More »Where do EBC students come from?
Does the word au pair sound familiar to you? An au pair is a young person who moves to another country to live with a foreign family and takes care of their children. In exchange for this childcare and education services (such as teaching your mother tongue to the children of the family) for aboutRead More »Working as an au pair in Spain
Hi there, my name is Robin, and I am from Cork in Ireland. I am 23 years old, and I have just finished my Bachelors in Spanish language and culture. I would like to do my Masters in the same subject, and that´s why I am in Madrid right now. I thought it would beRead More »Storytelling 13: Living and working in Spain
Hi, I am Janet from New Zealand and for the moment I´m living and working as a teacher in Tokyo. After a hectic, intensive course, with quite a few reports to write, some “wake up calls” in my own mother tongue, and exciting teaching practice classes with real non-English speaking students, I was the proudRead More »Storytelling 12: Janet from New Zealand
Many are not aware of the many jobs available in TEFL and TESOL. There are TEFL teachers worldwide working in elementary and high schools but there are potentially more opportunities for all TEFL and TESOL teachers in: language schools (from the SME (Small and medium enterprise) to internationally recognised chain schools international schools secondary/high schoolsRead More »What TEFL or TESOL jobs are there for me?