How to be a great English teacher
Being a TEFL teacher is one of the most rewarding careers you can have. Not only do you have the opportunity to meet people from all over the world, to travel and discover new cultures, but you also get to empower people to learn a new language and change their lives. Pretty awesome, huh? But being an Engli...
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The five best beaches near Barcelona

One of our favourite things about Barcelona is the city’s 5km of beaches, stretching all the way from Barceloneta to Bogatell. But with the summer influx of tourists the city beaches get very crowded – and even if you manage to find a spot you’ll be ...

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The Latest on Traveling to Spain

Are you eager to travel to Spain, but unsure if you’re currently able to?  As Europe slowly begins to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, travelers around the world are keen to know whether or not they can enter Spain. The country executed one of the s...

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Five TEFL myths dispelled

It’s a holiday, not a job Yes, it might be sunny every day, and you might spend your weekends swimming in the sea and drinking sangria, but Monday to Friday you’re working, same as everyone else. It’s true that a TEFL certificate will take you all ov...

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Five essential IT skills for TEFL teachers

We’re living in a world where technology plays an increasing role in our everyday lives, and teaching tools are much more advanced than a blackboard and chalk. In order to get the most out of all the amazing resources out there, enhance your lessons ...

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Going autónomo – pros and cons for TEFL teachers in Barcelona

You’ve been teaching for a few years, you’ve built up your own network of professional relationships and a reputation as an excellent teacher, and you’re getting fed up of being offered a low hourly rate for academies. Going autónomo (self-employed) ...

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Long term career prospects of English teaching

TEFL is an attractive prospect for many reasons. It’s a passport to living and working almost anywhere in the world. You get to meet lots of different people through the job, and it’s very rewarding to see people improve their English skills over tim...