A great way to make a trip abroad much more meaningful, while taking on a whole new adventure, is to volunteer to teach English overseas. Experience a new culture and meet new people, all while making a positive and lasting impact on the community.
Anyone can do it! All you need is proficiency in English and a recognised TESOL qualification.
Our TESOL courses will provide you with the required qualification in just 2 weeks. As a graduate, you'll have the skills you need to teach English confidently anywhere in the world.
Volunteering as a TESOL teacher is a great way to:
There are plenty of volunteer opportunities for you around the world, but the best places are in Asia and Africa, where the demand for English teachers is exceptionally high.
As a volunteer TESOL teacher in Asia or Africa, you'll be making a great contribution while gaining valuable teaching experience. Accommodation is usually included, and you'll enjoy a low cost of living. You'll be exposed to diverse cultures while living among some of the most wonderful people you'll ever meet.
We currently have volunteer programs with several different organisations in Asia, and can organise a short-term volunteer teaching program for you in:
Going overseas to teach English is a big lifestyle change but it doesn't have to be daunting. We understand your concerns and that's why our courses are designed to help you:
Teachers who have substantial experience living and teaching overseas will train you. They'll share with you their knowledge and experience of the different countries they've lived in, the schools they've taught at and the students they've met. Their personal insights will provide you with valuable tips that you won't get from any book or website. They can also answer any questions you have about getting involved.
Our courses will teach you how to:
We offer a range of internationally recognised TESOL courses through ATA TESOL College (RTO 31228), one of Australia's largest private TESOL training companies.
All these courses deliver internationally recognised qualifications, and you can specialise in your area of interest.
Best of all, you can choose to study in class, online or by correspondence.