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OISE TEFL Certification

The internationally-recognized OISE TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course was designed by OISE at the University of Toronto and is delivered by Teach Away.  The course is 100% online, self-paced and provides teachers with a University of Toronto OISE TEFL certificate to qualify them for international teaching jobs around the globe.

Why take the TEFL Course

Why take the OISE TEFL course?

A TEFL certification is the ESL qualification of choice for hiring schools worldwide. Whether you’re a licensed teacher or someone considering teaching English abroad for the first time, a TEFL certificate is your ticket to a teaching job overseas.

By choosing the OISE University of Toronto TEFL course, you will:

  • Stand out in your international teaching job applications. The University of Toronto is a world-class university, and OISE TEFL delivers instruction that is internationally recognized for its quality.

  • Earn your TEFL certification at your own pace. OISE TEFL is 100% online and self-paced. As there are no live or scheduled components to the course, teachers are free to set their own study schedule and start the course at any time.

  • Gain teaching skills specific to the foreign language classroom. The course was designed specifically to equip you with the skills needed to be confident and successful in your overseas classroom, regardless of your experience level.

  • Qualify for teaching jobs abroad and online. OISE TEFL is offered in conjunction with Teach Away. Teach Away offers a range of opportunities for TEFL-qualified teachers at leading international and language schools around the world, as well as home-based positions teaching English online with some of the world’s top online education companies.

Who is OISE TEFL for?

Whether you’re a licensed teacher, looking to become one, or you’re keen on teaching English while travelling overseas, OISE TEFL could be a great option for you.

TEFL for Licensed Teachers

When it comes to finding a teaching job with a reputable international school abroad, a TEFL certificate can be a powerful addition to a certified teacher’s resume. If you’re a licensed teacher, you’ll leave this course with the practical knowledge you need to be successful in teaching English learners in a foreign country.

Recommended article for experienced educators: How can a qualified teacher benefit from a TEFL certificate?

TEFL for University Students and Graduates (Non-Teaching Degree)

A TEFL certificate paired with any four-year university degree is a powerful combo. With these, you will meet the minimum requirements to teach English abroad and qualify for ESL teaching positions in countries all over the world. Teaching English abroad is the perfect way to travel and discover new cultures while making a positive impact abroad.   

Recommended article for university grads/students: Why teaching abroad after graduation is a great career move.
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OISE TEFL Course Testimonials

“One of the best things you can do is realize that the students you had in your home country are not like your new, foreign students. The course will help you to understand why and teach you how to reach them.”

Byron
Licensed teacher and OISE TEFL graduate currently teaching in Saudi Arabia.

“I wouldn’t be in this wonderful country with the great job I have right now if it wasn’t for this course, and it was easy, informative, and helpful and there’s no reason not to add it to your resume if you have the time!”

Gregory
OISE TEFL graduate currently teaching grades 4-6 in a public school in Seoul, South Korea.

TEFL Course Details

Designed by OISE and delivered by Teach Away, OISE TEFL is 100% online and is available in 100, 120, and 150-hour options. Teachers can customize their course with specializations such as teaching English to Arabic speakers or teaching English to young learners. Upon program completion, teachers will receive a certificate issued from OISE at the University of Toronto.

See course options, specialization modules and curriculum details here.

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Landing an international teaching job with TEFL

Teach Away administers the OISE TEFL course online, and provides technical support and other resources for course participants. Job search assistance for course graduates seeking employment overseas is also provided by Teach Away.

With more than ten years’ experience in the international education recruitment space and partnerships with top international schools, government education departments, and ESL learning centres, Teach Away has hundreds of employment opportunities for TEFL-certified licensed and non-licensed teachers and ESL instructors.

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Discover where teaching can take you

To learn more about where a TEFL certification from OISE can take you, and for more information on how to enroll, contact Teach Away directly.

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