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Is The Practicum Required For TESOL Certification?

The Practicum is a separate module and is not required for OnTESOL’s 100-hour TESOL certificate or 250-hour TESOL Diploma. The Practicum, however, is necessary for applying to TESL Canada Professional Standard 2 certification (250-hour + Practicum). There isn’t a deadline for completing the Practicum after the online TESOL course, so trainees can wait until they get […]

When Does EPIK Application Start for 2012?

Ontesol is one of the few TESOL/TEFL  institutes that has a contract with EPIK, South Korea’s Ministry of Education national English program, to supply them with qualified teachers. Applications for the next term will be considered starting on October 2011. Only those who hold a TESOL certificate or Diploma from Coventry House International, Ontesol, TESL […]

Is There Funding Available for TESOL Courses?

TESOL certification courses are continuing education programs that generally last anywhere between two and eight weeks, so there isn’t any government funding available in Canada, US, or UK. The good news is that it is possible to pay off your TESOL course after just one month of teaching abroad.  The tuition fee for Ontesol’s 100-hour […]

Why Do I Need a University Degree?

In order to obtain a work permit in another country, a university degree is required unless you are a citizen of that country. The degree does not have to be on education, TESOL, or anything related to teaching. In fact, most TESOL trainees have degrees in business, history, and art. Having a degree in an […]

What Are TESL Canada Standards?

TESL Canada is the leading accrediting TESL organization in Canada and they recognize teacher training courses at three different levels: Standard 1 Courses that are recognized by TESL Canada at their Professional Standard 1 require a minimum if 120 hours (including Practicum). Courses at this level meet the minimum standard for teaching English in Canada at the entry-level. Read: 3 […]

Where Are The Best TEFL Jobs?

If you are new to the world of TEFL, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, parts of China, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Chile offer the best opportunities for entry-level teachers. A university degree and a TESOL certificate of at least 100 hours is required. Europe is off limits to those who do not have a EU passport, […]

Difference Between TEFL Online and On-site?

In essence, there shouldn’t be any difference between online and on-site courses. Thanks to current technologies, it is possible to deliver top TESOL/TEFL training online without lowering the quality of the course. TESL Canada has been accepting online TESOL programs (many of which are offered by the most reputable Canadian universities) for almost a decade, […]

Your Online TEFL Tutor

OnTESOL provides a qualified teacher trainer to every trainee so the online experience is as close as taking an on-site TESOL or TEFL course. Tutors are available to correct assignments, provide feedback, and answer any questions the trainee may have. To take the most advantage of your personal tutor, ask questions before submitting an assignment […]

Why TESOL Certification?

Logically, the main reason for taking a reputable TESOL course is qualifying for the best teaching positions. In the past decade, schools have become stricter when it comes to TESOL certification. Nowadays, the minimum requirement for an entry-level job is a 100-hour TESOL certificate, while the best schools ask for an advanced TESOL or TEFL […]

Does The 100-Hour TESOL Count Towards The 250-Hour One?

Ontesol’s 100-hour TESOL certificate covers some of the material from the TESOL Diploma, but the assignments and exams of the 250-hour course are more difficult, so trainees must take the full course when they upgrade their credentials with us. A $100 discount applies to those who have graduated from Ontesol’s 100-hour TESOL course.