The Oxford TEFL Blog

Living & working in Hong Kong – Graduate Comment

This is Alan Wong, one of the DipTESOL graduates from Aug 2007, Bacelona. I am currently working for English for Asia (this company is also a Trinity Representative) in Hong Kong, China.  There is a huge demand in qualified Native … Continue reading

Living & working in Latin America

In Latin America, there is a great demand for English teaching; the most popular countries being Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico. Working conditions The academic year runs from February/March to December.  In the big cities the greatest demand for English … Continue reading

The UK – Location information and links

Here are some links to websites where you can search for teaching jobs in the UK. http://www.TEFL.com There are lots of jobs advertised on this site especially for summer school. http://www.cactusTEFL.com/jobs/index.php This website has lots of information about teaching English and … Continue reading

Living & working in France – Graduate Comment

Gillian Orr Diploma – August 2008 Basically there are three types of contracts : CDI (contrat à durée indeterminée ie permanent) rare nowadays for language schools; CDD (contrat à durée determinée) limited n° hours contract; CDII (contrat à durée indeterminée … Continue reading

Portugal Location Information and Links

This website allows you to search for information by City. http://www.eslbase.com/schools/portugal  Articles and Advice You’ll find some schools listed at the following website http://www.transitionsabroad.com/publications/magazine/0001/teaching_english_in_portugal.shtml   The ESL Base Advice blog http://www.eslbase.com/advice/portugal.asp   The American TESOL institute http://www.americantesol.com/teach-in-Portugal.htm  For a basic overview of Portugal visit … Continue reading