IDELTOnline Instructor, Katrina Schmidt

Meet Our Newest Bridge IDELTOnline™ Instructor, Katrina Schmidt

A seasoned educator and teacher trainer with a Master’s in TESOL, Katrina has taught at universities in the US, Colombia, Mexico, and China. She shares her professional journey and advice for anyone considering enrolling in the IDELTOnline, Bridge’s graduate-level TEFL/TESOL course.

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Is the Bridge IDELTOnline™ Right for Me?

Are you considering enrolling in Bridge’s graduate-level TEFL/TESOL program? We’ll answer common questions and provide instructor insights to help you decide if our most advanced online teacher training program is right for you.

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Evgenii, Russian English Teacher and Business Owner in Kuwait

Evgenii, From Russia, on Teaching in Kuwait and Starting His Own TEFL Business

As a career English teacher and TEFL business owner, Evgenii is dedicated to his professional development and gaining more “recognition and appreciation” as a non-native speaker, which is what motivated him to take the Bridge IDELTOnline.

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Become a Freelance Online English Tutor with the Newest Bridge Specialized Certificate!

Do you dream of being your own boss? Our newest Specialized Certificate course, Teaching English Online as a Freelancer, provides you with the business and marketing skills needed to make the leap from teacher to “teacherpreneur.”

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Badiru, Teacher in Uganda

Bridge Grad, Badiru, on Teaching English in Uganda

Past Bridge photo contest winner, Badiru, who is an experienced classroom teacher in Uganda, recently earned his Teaching English Online certification with us. Although he loves teaching kids in the classroom, he took the professional development courses to broaden his skills and job opportunities to venture into the online space.

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Which TEFL Course Should I Take? 5 Questions to Help You Decide

Bridge offers a wide range of accredited TEFL/TESOL certificates to choose from but you might feel confused by all the options, wondering which is right for you and your plans. An advisor shares questions he typically asks help people decide.

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Student working on the Bridge Teaching English Online course

What to Expect in the Specialized Certificate in Teaching English Online Courses

It takes more than a computer and a headset to become an effective online tutor. The Bridge Teaching English Online courses offer comprehensive training for new and experienced teachers entering the virtual classroom. Find out what you’ll learn in these courses and get a glimpse inside.

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Ben Dailey, teaching English online

What Are the Requirements to Teach English Online?

The requirements to teach English online differ with each company and can include things like a TEFL certification, a university degree, prior teaching experience, and proper equipment. Find out exactly what you need to score the perfect online teaching position!

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Make Your Experience Count: Careers in EFL

Whether your TEFL certification has taken you to classrooms around the world or allowed you to teach from home, chances are, you’ve accumulated valuable skills and experience you can apply toward a variety of long-term careers in EFL.

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Gain TEFL Experience Before Going Abroad

Newly Certified? 7 Ways to Get TEFL Experience

Some teaching jobs require—or at least prefer—previous teaching experience, begging the question: How can I get teaching experience before getting a TEFL job? Luckily, there are plenty of ways to do just that, including completing a practicum, volunteering, teaching English online, and more!

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