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The Do’s and Don’ts When TEFL Job Searching: What you should and shouldn’t do

There is a certain etiquette and level of professionalism that you should maintain when launching a job search. Often times, we make a first impression to a potential employer without even realizing it. Below are some Do’s and Dont’s to … Continue reading

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Ever wondered what teachers make?

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Would you work in conditions like this?

I found the follow example of an early 21st Century TEFL Job ad over at the TurkeyCentral forum and it got me wondering, would any of you work under these conditions? I’ve removed any info that could help you identify … Continue reading

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The TEFL ‘Catch 22′ and how we can escape it (part one)

A couple of recent Alex Case articles have addressed the issue of pay in TEFL and its implications. I greatly enjoy Alex’s blog, as those of you who come here regularly will know, but I feel I needed to respond … Continue reading

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TEFL courses in Argentina & TEFL jobs teaching English in Argentina: PART 2

Some coıncern has been expressed over on the ELT World forums about the recent post from Luke Fisher on the subject of teaching in Argentina. While I’ve left the post intact, I don’t wish any of you to think that … Continue reading

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5 Things You Must Check Before Choosing a TEFL Course

By Lisa Walker Unfortunately there has never been one single regulatory body for the TEFL industry. Right now there are numerous TEFL schools springing up everywhere, all claiming that their course is better than the rest or, that they offer the … Continue reading

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Laziest Ever Blog Post: The TEFL Tradesman

Sandy McManus – a.k.a The Tefl Tradesman – is dedicated to telling it like it is, spilling the beans, and dishing the dirt on the UK’s tacky TEFL trade and all those who are unprincipled enough to partake of it. … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Use Protection

New ‘protector of the TEFL faith‘ on the block it the TEFL Guardian website. The premise seems to be similar to the numerous other such sites, although it is nicely set up and is easy to navigate. If well patronised, … Continue reading

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Is Dave’s ESL Cafe to Blame for Unsavory Schools?

 Katie, the lamentably retired TEFL Logue blogger, discussed the issue of whether or not TEFL job sites contribute to the proliferation of the poor conditions that exist to such a large degree in our industry/profession. As I’m going to add … Continue reading

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Bullying at work

The excellent ESL Lesson Plan blog is running a survey on bullying in the workplace, which is, sadly, more prevalent than we might wish: ‘I recently read an article about bullies in the workplace which reported that 1 in 6 … Continue reading

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