The number of people learning English as a foreign language across the world continues to grow every year and there is no sign that this is going to change in the foreseeable future.
A recognized TEFL certificate is now required in order to secure a work permit in many countries, whilst the ever-growing number of teachers with a TEFL qualification means that employers in the majority of countries will no longer accept unqualified teachers.
As well as official requirements and personal benefits, there is one other very important reason why we consider it necessary to earn a TEFL qualification before you enter the world of English language teaching.
The ability to speak a language does not mean you are equipped to teach it!
Due to high demand for teachers in many countries, Asia is by far the most popular region. Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East also have significant opportunities for ESL teachers.