TEFL Courses in Africa

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75 TEFL Courses Abroad Programs in Africa

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Each year, thousands of people of all ages from a variety of educational backgrounds become TEFL TESOL certified. In a few months, you could be an International TEFL Academy graduate telling your friends how great it is to live and teach English abroad!

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Where the world is your classroom… ITTT offers a wide variety of high quality, internationally recognized TEFL and TESOL courses. Courses are available in-class, online or through a combination of both formats. Our teacher training courses enable graduates to obtain teaching jobs in nearly any location worldwide. No previous experience or qualifications are required. ITTT offers certific...

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The LanguageCorps Online TEFL Certification Program is a unique and flexible way to start your adventure in teaching English abroad. Perfect for working professionals or full time students who are unable to commit to an onsite course, our online Certification allows you to log in and go to class whenever you please, proceeding at your own pace. And best of all, you can earn your online TEFL cer...

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When you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat. Just get on it fast... If you're longing to live abroad and get paid to travel, take the next best step and learn to teach English! Our internationally recognized, accredited 120 hour TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course will prepare you to teach English to anyone, anywhere. In fact, you could be on your way...

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Oxford TEFL offers four / five week intensive TEFL courses in Barcelona, Prague, Malaga, Cadiz, London and Kerala (India). The course is highly practical and includes supervised teaching practice and feedback with 'real' students from the second day of the course. Input sessions and workshops centre on such areas as language awareness, lesson planning materials and methodology. Three written pr...

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Our top of the range 140 hour TEFL course will give you all the skills, knowledge and TEFL certification you'll need to find well paid TEFL jobs with 1,000s of language schools and institutes worldwide. It includes 120 hours of expert online TEFL tuition and 20 hours of practical TEFL training at a classroom TEFL course near you. As a leading and established TEFL/TESOL course provider, i-to...

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Want to get paid to travel? Teaching English abroad is the best way to do so! Take our online TEFL certification course and be ready to go overseas in just 11 weeks! Plus, this course comes with LIFETIME JOB SUPPORT around the world. The course is 150 hours of online study, plus a 20-hour practicum (a unique hands-on learning approach), and staff is available to help you locate a school/organiz...

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Bridge offers quality TEFL certification to fit everyone's budget and travel goals! Whether you want to teach English to children in China, adults in Argentina, or even teach online - our TEFL certification courses will give you the necessary qualifications to start your adventure! We offer a variety of accredited online courses to suit your plans: - Basic Certificate (introduction to TE...

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We offer a TEFL course with international validity. Through our school, you can become IBERO TEFL certified and immediately be able to work in Buenos Aires and elsewhere. Guaranteed and paid job positions are an integral part of our course. We offer the unique experience of getting an international diploma with the plus of improving Spanish for an ever increasing competitive job market. Our ...

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The University of Toronto's TEFL Online certificate program offers TEFL instruction from a top 20 university in conjunction with job placement services from Teach Away, the world's leading international teacher recruitment agency. It is a 100% online course that can be completed at any pace, from anywhere; even a mobile device. University of Toronto TEFL Online offers 100, 120 and 150-hour ...

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ITTT, the world's leading online TESOL course provider, offers a wide variety of high quality, practical online courses. Our courses are internationally accredited and meet all international standards. Teach, travel, live and work abroad with an international TESOL certificate. We provide our EFL / ESL teachers with the all the necessary skills and training needed to be a modern, successful ...

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The International TEFL Institute open the doors to your future. Participants can enroll in a variety of Online TEFL courses. Gain confidence and greater understanding of the teaching methodology and techniques. The programs aim to enhance the teaching skills of aspiring English instructors travel abroad, and teach English to developed and developing countries. All Accredited Online Courses i...

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Launch your teaching career abroad with the internationally recognized and accredited Online TEFL/TESOL courses offered by the TEFL Training College. You can choose between two highly sought after online TEFL / TESOL courses. Receive Job Assistance and Guidance from our highly qualified experts. The TEFL Training College gives you the chance to travel Abroad and experience many highly divers...

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We provide the unique opportunity to experience evolving from "student" to "teacher". This hands-on program is designed to engage the trainee with active participation. We maintain small class sizes to promote a more intense environment and whenever possible trainers will model teaching techniques and activities which trainees will use in the classroom. Unlike many certificate programs, we ...

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WorldTeach volunteers work as English, mathematics and/or science teachers, in a wide range of schools, from primary to secondary schools, from rural to more urban. WorldTeach volunteers work as English, mathematics and/or science teachers, in a wide range of schools, from primary to secondary schools, from rural to more urban. Most volunteers will be responsible for 20-25 hours of classroom ...

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TEFL Courses in Africa

Spanning nearly 12 million square miles and home to over 1.1 billion people, Africa is both the second-largest and second-most populated continent on the planet. It has the world’s youngest population, with a median age of under 20 years old, and most countries are currently in the process of economic and infrastructural development. Teaching English in Africa will not only be a hugely rewarding experience in itself, but have a hugely positive impact on local populations looking to learn a valuable skill. Convinced yet that a TEFL program in Africa will be worth it?

Locations

There are some 54 recognized countries on the continent, meaning that you will have plenty of options while deciding where to enroll in your TEFL course in Africa. From north to south and east to west, there are a huge diversity of peoples and cultures you can immerse yourself within, so research the many different nations in regions of Africa in-depth before finally settling on where you will enroll in your TEFL training abroad.

Most countries in North Africa are predominantly Muslim and speak Arabic as a first language, so enrolling in a TEFL program in this region is a great opportunity to experience a distinct side of the continent while learning a highly valuable second language yourself. Egypt, Morocco, and Algeria, for example, are all popular destinations where you might enroll in a TEFL program in North Africa, with the opportunity to continue on teaching afterward.

South of the Saharan Desert, there are thousands more indigenous languages spoken within the African landscape, the most common of which include Swahili, Oromo, Hausa, and Yoruba.  Popular countries where you might look to enroll in a TEFL course in sub-Saharan Africa include Angola, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. After the training within any of these countries, you will often have the option between teaching in an urban or rural setting as well!

Programs & Courses

TEFL programs in Africa require at least 120 hours of classroom study, which typically spans the duration of a one-month training period. During your classes you will be instructed in the foundations of teaching English to second language speakers while focusing on fundamental concepts such as as grammar, reading, writing, and speech. You will also likely delve into more theoretical studies of appropriate teaching, assessment, and classroom management methods.

Many TEFL programs in Africa will offer additional perks on top of your basic training, such as giving you the opportunity to practice teaching in front of a live classroom, or granting lifetime job placement assistance upon graduation. These benefits can be hugely helpful going into your first official teaching job and beyond, so take into account a wide array of such courses which offer different services during your research.

Upon graduating from your TEFL course in Africa, you will earn a TEFL certificate which enables you to teach English as a second language anywhere in the world. Many international educators choose to stay on and teach in Africa itself, which has a big market for English teachers. Public or private schools, language academies, and volunteer projects are all good places to begin looking for teaching positions across the continent.

Costs & Affordability

In-classroom TEFL courses around the world typically cost between $1,500 and $2,000 for certification. Because many countries on the continent have developing economies, however, most other costs of living will be very affordable throughout the duration of your TEFL program in Africa. You will also have the opportunity to begin making money back as a salaried English teacher abroad as soon as you graduate!

Accommodation & Visas

What type of accommodations you are offered will vary widely depending on where exactly you enroll in your TEFL course in Africa. Some countries are more infrastructurally developed than others, but as a whole, you should not expect your living situation to be as luxurious as in the industrialized world. Don’t worry; as a visitor, you will be made comfortable. Homestays, apartments, and other group living situations are all common forms of housing for international educators in Africa.

What kind of visa you will need, or if you will need a visa at all, also depends on where exactly you are enrolling in your TEFL course in Africa. Other factors such as your home country and the duration of your intended stay may additionally come into account; for more information, be sure to check out our Embassy Directory.

Benefits & Challenges

Linguistic Diversity. As an English teacher abroad, what better place to start than on a continent where thousands of different languages are spoken daily? Enrolling in a TEFL course in Africa will start you off on the right foot in a challenging linguistic environment.

Local Impact. If after your TEFL program in Africa you feel compelled to move on and teach English on the continent, then you know that your impact will be making a difference. English can be a hugely valuable skill for African nationals seeking work in a global economy.

Personal Growth. Lastly, travelling to Africa to earn your TEFL certificate abroad will be an invaluable opportunity to see a part of the world that many will never get to experience. You will feel prepared to move on to your educational career a little bit older, wiser, and more experienced.

Enrolling in a TEFL course in Africa can be the first step to a rewarding career of globetrotting and teaching English all over the world. Or, then again, you may never want to leave!

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