What is a TEFL Certification?
The First Step to Teaching English Abroad
Take the first step
A Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certification is the first step to becoming a teacher of English to non-native English speakers and is often required by schools hiring English language teachers. A TEFL certification opens doors to travel and teach English abroad, online, or in your own community to non-native speakers.
CIEE TEFL’s online courses offer the flexibility of studying when and where you want while networking with classmates and receiving individual feedback from your dedicated tutor. When you earn a TEFL certification with CIEE you will become a more effective and confident teacher, so both you and your students get more from your time in the classroom. Invest in your future with a CIEE TEFL certification that never expires!
Earn Your TEFL Certification with CIEE
CONVENIENCE OF ONE PROVIDER
Instead of going through the trouble of finding the right TEFL course and teaching position, CIEE is conveniently able to place you in both. By having one provider, you can confidently meet all the requirements for your new role, and then some!
CONFIDENCE IN THE CLASSROOM
CIEE’s TEFL course will give you valuable knowledge on teaching English language as a foreign language, that includes lesson planning and managing a classroom. By investing time in learning to teach English before you depart, you’ll start your new job completely prepared and confident in your skills.
Provide High-Quality Instruction
With everything involved in moving to a foreign country, it's easy to lose sight of one very important factor: your students. By choosing to become TEFL with CIEE certified, you’re committing to providing the best possible education to the ones who really matter.
CIEE TEFL Alumni Stats
Say that the CIEE TEFL course prepared them to teach in a classroom abroad
Chose to pair their TEFL course with a CIEE Teach Abroad program
Reported higher satisfaction teaching abroad when including a CIEE TEFL certification
TEFL Courses for Teaching Abroad
150-HOUR TEFL CERTIFICATION
60-HOUR TEFL CERTIFICATION
180-HOUR TEFL CERTIFICATION