Interview with Loren, a Graduate of SIT’s MA TESOL Program, Now an English Language Fellow in Myanmar

A former Peace Corps volunteer and current English Language Fellow in Myanmar, Loren Lee Chiesi talks about her global teaching experiences and getting her Master’s in TESOL at the School for International Training (SIT), a Bridge MA TESOL Pathways Partner.

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Kevin Mermel, Bridge Jobs Advisor

Bridge Advisor, Kevin, on Teaching in Portugal and His Tips for Job Seekers

Kevin describes his experience as a teacher in Portugal and how it led him to become a Program and Job Advisor at Bridge. He also shares the different ways he helps people TEFL – whether they’re just starting out or are experienced teachers in search of jobs abroad or online.

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English Teacher in Thailand with elephants

How to Teach English in Thailand: The Ultimate Guide

Discover how to teach English in Thailand, a country with a rich culture, beautiful landscape, and high demand for ESL teachers. Learn about salaries, teaching requirements, and where to find job openings, and hear from experienced teachers who have taught there.

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English Teacher in Peru

Hit the Ground Running— How to Get a TEFL Job in Central or South America

Is your dream job in Costa Rica, Chile, Brazil, or another Latin American location? With high demand for teachers, great weather, and fabulous culture, the appeal is understandable. Follow these 6 tips to get a TEFL job in Central or South America.

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Camille, English teacher in Colombia

Camille in Colombia: An Insider’s Guide to Teaching in the Classroom and Online

Camille, currently teaching in the Boyacá region, tells us exactly how to find a TEFL job in Colombia and what you can expect from schools, plus gives us the low-down on supplementing your income by teaching ESL online. 

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Kimmy, English teacher in China at the Great Wall

Planning to Teach English in China? What to Know Before You Go!

Teaching in China can be a great fit for TEFL certified teachers looking for a rich cultural experience in a country vastly different from their own. We’ll share practical, insider tips on adjusting to the culture, climate, and unique quirks of life in China.

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Vetting TEFL Employers: How to Avoid Scams When Teaching Abroad

When applying to jobs abroad, perhaps in a country you’ve never even visited, you may wonder how you can be sure teaching positions you see online are legit. Follow these tips vet potential employers abroad so you can feel confident about signing on the dotted line.

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English teacher biking in Asia

Asia Overview: Where Should I Teach English?

Are you browsing Asian teaching locations and wondering which one might be right for you? First, you should know that wherever you go, the market for teachers throughout this region is booming, so once you’re TEFL qualified (120-hours of certification is recommended for most locations), you’ll have a paid teaching position lined up in no […]

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Where to Teach English in China

When it comes to TEFL, there are plenty of cities to teach English in China, making job searching in this massive and diverse country a bit overwhelming! This article helps by summarizing some popular teaching cities and also explaining what the “tier” system is all about.

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BridgeTEFL Graduate and teacher, Michael, with his wife in front of a mural in Cuenca Ecuador

BridgeTEFL Graduate, Michael, Teacher in Ecuador

Michael is a BridgeTEFL online course graduate who moved to South America after retiring from his teaching career in the U.S., in order to begin a new adventure as an English teacher in Ecuador.  

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