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Teach Abroad with a TEFL certification from the University of Toronto

Earn an internationally recognized TEFL certification online from the University of Toronto and qualify for international teaching jobs.

What is a TEFL Certification?

A TEFL certification is an internationally recognized qualification that prepares new and experienced teachers to teach English as a foreign language. A requirement for most ESL teaching positions, a TEFL certification is highly recommended for anyone looking to teach abroad, including recent university graduates, licensed and experienced teachers, and professionals seeking a career change.

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for University Graduates & ESL Instructors
TEFL Certification
for Licensed Teachers & Experienced Educators
Earning a TEFL certificate benefits recent university graduates and ESL instructors by providing them with the foundation to succeed in the ESL classroom. Teachers enrolled in a TEFL course will learn how to plan effective lessons, manage a classroom, and teach language skills including, writing, pronunciation, speaking and grammar. A TEFL certification prepares licensed teachers for the unique challenges of teaching in the foreign language classroom. Seasoned teachers will learn new teaching skills and strategies suited to the needs of English language learners to ensure their success in the international classroom.

The University of Toronto TEFL Online Course

The University of Toronto TEFL Online course is offered by Teach Away and was designed by the Faculty of Education at the University of Toronto, the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE). The course provides teachers of all experience levels with the necessary skills to successfully teach in the foreign language classroom. The course combines the academic excellence of a top-20 university with the expertise of a world-leading teacher recruitment agency.

Self-paced and 100% online, teachers can conveniently access and complete the course on their own schedule, from anywhere in the world. Teachers can opt for a basic 100-hour course, or a more comprehensive 120 or 150-hour TEFL certification course which includes two units of specializations to tailor their certificate for international teaching jobs.

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A TEFL certification is highly regarded by international employers and could be the distinguishing factor between you and other teacher candidates.

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