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Preparations and Expectations of a teflhub Ambassador Thursday 05 Oct 2017

Lucy, this year’s teflhub ambassador has started her journey this week.  During her journey to Chile she wrote about her preparations, plans and expectations for the nine months ahead travelling around the globe. Read on to hear how Lucy coped – you may find it useful for your next trip or even in your role as the next teflhub ambassador!


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Meet teflhub's first ambassador Saturday 19 Aug 2017

We would like to introduce you to Lucy, teflhub’s first ambassador, who will be hitting the road in October and travelling around the world armed with camera and pen to help you choose your next TEFL destination.  Find out why she applied for the job and where the next year will take her.  Read on…


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TEFL in Cardiff: an interview with a teacher based in the capital of Wales Tuesday 08 Aug 2017

Have you ever considered teaching in the UK?  Here, teflhub interviews Robin, a Welsh instructor who has been teaching at the Celtic English Academy in Wales’ vibrant capital, Cardiff. We discuss some of the most common questions raised about life for TEFL teachers and students in this increasingly popular destination over a cup of coffee in the fantastic Saint David’s Shopping Center.


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TEFL in Qatar: an interview with a teacher working in Doha Tuesday 04 Jul 2017

Have you ever thought about going to Qatar to teach, or perhaps return there after a few years working elsewhere?  One of our team, who spent three years in Doha, caught up with a former colleague who is still working over there to see how things have changed.  We discuss some of the most common questions raised about life for TEFL teachers in Qatar and the changes which have occurred over the last few years.


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TEFL in the Czech Republic: an interview with a teacher in Prague Friday 16 Jun 2017

Have you ever considered teaching in The Czech Republic?  Here, teflhub interviews Mike, a British teacher who has been lecturing at a school in one of the most beautiful cities in the world: Prague. We discuss some of the most common questions raised about life for TEFL teachers in this fascinating country over a meal of delicious dumplings in the U Kroka restaurant in Prague’s Old Town.


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TEFL in Saudi Arabia: an interview with a teacher who has worked all over the Kingdom Sunday 11 Jun 2017

Have you ever considered teaching in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?  Here, teflhub interviews James, a British teacher who has taught for companies all over the Kingdom. We discuss some of the most common questions raised about life for TEFL teachers in this country which has been a common destination for TEFL teachers.


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How to avoid TEFL job scams Thursday 25 May 2017

How can we tell if a TEFL job ad is legitimate or not?  Unfortunately it is getting increasingly difficult with some fraudsters creating multi-page school websites and paying for company-named email addresses.  You will even be able to speak to someone on the phone number provided on the website.  The golden rule is that you should never pay any fees to the school – you might pay fees at the embassy for a visa or pay a travel agent for an airplane ticket, but never ever pay the school money.  Here are a few warning signs:


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A BA English degree which offers a lot more Saturday 13 May 2017

If you are considering studying a BA in English, then why not consider a degree which incorporates a TEFL certificate? This will provide you with a vocational qualification, teaching experience and potentially a means of earning a salary while you are a student. Here teflhub interviews Dr Roberts from Cardiff Metropolitan University and Dr Chick from the University of South Wales to find out more.


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Short Term TEFL Contracts – Travel the World in One Year Tuesday 18 Apr 2017

It is feasible to teach four short-term contracts with employers from different countries in just one year.  This will allow you to get paid to visit and work in a range of cultures and earn money in the process without having to spend a penny on flights.  The one main disadvantage that seems to be mentioned by teachers who do this is that just as you are settling in to a place and getting to know your students and colleagues, you have to repack your suitcase and head off to your next contract/adventure.  Here teflhub suggests where you might find short-term contracts as well as a few organisations who recruit.


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