TEFL Courses Abroad

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Your Journey Begins Online. Where it takes you next is everywhere.

CIEE TEFL has partnered with schools overseas to offer you  the opportunity to get valuable international classroom experience -  turning your TEFL certification into an adventure abroad! Once you’ve completed your 130 hours of online coursework - head abroad for two weeks of instruction and teaching practice in a foreign country. 

TEFL courses abroad

Train As You Teach

  • 130 hours of online coursework with a professional tutor
  • 40 hours of in-classroom instruction, where you’ll learn from an expert ESL teacher
  • 20 hours of in-classroom teaching experience
  • Intercultural lessons with a focus on Czech, English, Italian, Spanish, or Thai culture

TEFL certification abroad

At a Glance: What You’ll Learn

  • Intercultural Teaching and Learning
  • Reflective Teaching and Action Research Planning
  • Classroom Management
  • Tailored Lesson Planning (teaching a specific age group, learner, topic etc.)
  • Use of Instructional Materials

Benefits of completing your practicum abroad

  • Discover whether a long-term ESL teaching commitment is right for you
  • Learn more about teaching ESL specifically in that country
  • 60 hours of in-person experience (great for jobs that require in-person teaching experience)
  • Earn a 190 hour certificate that never expires
  • Get a head start on your job search
  • Have a fun and immersive adventure abroad


  • Thailand

    Completing your practicum in Thailand will give you a peek into the country behind the travel brochures and news stories.

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  • Spain

    Whether it’s the delicious tapas and wine, relaxed pace of life, or the ease of travel around Europe, TEFL Spain is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in Spanish culture.

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  • Italy

    Complete your TEFL practicum in Rome and fall in love with one of Europe’s most thriving city!

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  • England

    Complete your TEFL practicum in London and fall in love with one of Europe’s most thriving city!

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  • Czech Republic

    Teach ESL by day, explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world by nights and weekends!

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