Friday Feature: A home away from home

My name is Richenda and I am African born and from the beautiful country of Namibia in Southern Africa, where the desert and the ocean meet, literally. I previously worked in the corporate world of insurance, but my desire for children and brave enthusiastic spirit lead me to try something new and out of the […]

Friday Feature: Happy campin’ with Kate Reilly

Before Costa Rica TEFL, I was balancing late nights in the hospitality industry with a full time university schedule. I had the intense urge to travel, but I felt stuck with my busy schedule. Working as an English teacher had always been a dream of mine, and I was planning on getting my TEFL certificate […]

Friday Feature: Tessa Judge in Brasilito, Costa Rica

Tessa Judge September 22, 2018   Moving to Costa Rica for the Costa Rica TEFL program in November 2017, I knew I wanted to work and live by the beach. I was told I’d have the best luck finding a job in the Central Valley, but I held firm to my goal of living by […]

Teaching in Costa Rica’s Central Valley: Graduate Feature

After living in Heredia for a period in college, December 2017 Costa Rica TEFL graduate Satonya McNeal knew she wanted to come back to Costa Rica. When she discovered and applied for Costa Rica TEFL, she found a way back to a country she loved and took some big steps down a path of self-discovery.

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Finding a TEFL Home in Hong Kong: Graduate Feature

Bailee Schrack and Payne Roberts met in September 2017 when they found themselves in Sámara completing their Costa Rica TEFL certificates. Unbeknownst to them, their arrival in Sámara would be the start of an adventurous life of teaching and traveling together.

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Tips for Livening Up Your Classroom on a Budget

Teaching abroad with your TEFL certificate can sometimes mean landing a job in a school that has eager students but few resources. Here are a few things you can do for your classroom even if your school has a limited budget.