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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Going from TEFL teaching to primary teaching

There’s a common perception of TEFL as career-limiting, but in fact nothing could be further from the truth! Last week we sat down with Claire to find out about her career path from TEFL teacher to primary teacher, and what she’s planning to do next....

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Five fun teaching warm-ups for the new term

It’s easy to get excited about the back-to-school of September. You’re rested after the summer, the weather is still good and you’re full of enthusiasm for a new school year. Back to school in January, however, is a different story. You’re getting ou...

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How to get started as a private English teacher!

As many language schools wind down or close for the summer, teachers may have to look at offering private lessons to keep themselves going. If managed properly, private lessons can provide you with a very good living. Teaching privately is also a goo...

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The TEFL Iberia guide to becoming autónomo

You’ve weighed up the pros and cons of going autónomo and you’ve decided you’re going to go for it. Making that decision is just the first step – the process of becoming autónomo can seem bewilderingly complicated, so we’ve put together a rough guide...

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From Mexico to Barcelona: Meet Angola

At TEFL Iberia, we love welcoming students from all over the world. Angola joined us on our January course all the way from Mexico so we sat down for a chat about studying TEFL as a non-native English speaker and how she found her TEFL Iberia experie...

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Meet our course director, Richard

We’re running a series of blogpost interviews with the TEFL Iberia team and first up is Richard, our founder and school director. Richard grew up in Scotland and studied Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh. He moved to Barcelona in 2008, where h...