If you’ve ever envisioned yourself teaching English in a tropical paradise where the living is easy and the weather is great all year ’round: look no further. Costa Rica is one of the top up-and-coming places to teach English abroad, and for good reason.
Warning: don’t choose a TESOL/TEFL certification course until you read this.
I’m guessing you’re a little lost on how to get started teaching English abroad. You’re probably emailing multiple program providers and following them on Facebook. Maybe you’ve even talked to a few on the phone, and you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the different offerings out there.
I get you.
I was in your shoes once, too.
And that’s why I started GlobalU — to make it easier to help people like you get started on their teach abroad adventure.
Something I’ve learned in the process of my own trial and error is that choosing a training course (commonly referred to as TEFL certification course) can be one of the biggest challenges to getting started.
Do you study online or onsite? What are the things to look out for? Are all courses accredited? Will they help you find a job?
So I wrote this handy guide to help you navigate the process and ultimately find the BEST TEFL course for YOU! Continue reading →
So you’re thinking of going abroad? The decision to do so is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. At least it was for me. Living abroad completely changed my life. I’m originally from the States, and I’ve lived in Central and South America. Both were unique, challenging, enlightening and fun experiences I still think about often today. Living abroad in Costa Rica is a great place for your first big experience. Below are just a few of the reasons you should consider moving to Costa Rica. Continue reading →