This ACTDEC accredited course, which includes a 20 hour in-class element, was designed specifically for candidates who are pursuing public school teaching opportunities with the Korean EPIK Program.
This combined course focuses on Korean public school preferences, including teacher responsibilities, student exercises, class preparation, reading and writing, language awareness, grammar, vocabulary, student motivation, group work and more.
Complete the 20 hour classroom component from your current location. Global-English will guide you through the venue selection process. Refer to how it works for details.
Bachelors degree and citizenship from the US, CA, UK, IR, AS, NZ or SA, reliable internet access, ability to complete 20hrs of classroom teaching and/or observation.
Designed for Asia and the popular Korean EPIK program in particular, this unique online plus Teaching Practice package is ideal if you would like all the flexibility of learning online plus official recognition for 20 hours of in-class voluntary teaching that you obtain locally. Note: For Korea you are required to be a native English speaker with citizenship and a degree from the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia or South Africa.
This 120hr TESOL course, which includes 20hrs of live teaching practice, is accredited by ACTDEC.
ACTDEC is the Accreditation Council for TESOL Distance Education Courses, a non-profit body that is responsible for maintaining professional standards in TESOL distance programmes. ACTDEC is an independent body whose function is to provide frameworks and accreditation structures for providers of ELT teacher training through online or blended provision. This mission is motivated by recognition of the need for such globally available provision to be measured and monitored for the benefit of course providers, employers and students. All ACTDEC accredited courses are regularly audited to ensure that quality expectations are being met.
No. You can enroll and begin this course at any time.
No. All course materials are included in the displayed enrollment price.
Yes. You must have citizenship from the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa. Korean Immigration will only process English teaching work visas for these 7 nationalities. Refer to the next FAQ for more prerequisites.
No. This course was designed for teaching English in South Korea and South Korean schools tend to hire native English speakers only.
Yes. Having previous teaching experience is not a prerequisite for this course.
No. Having a bachelor’s degree from the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, NZ or SA is mandatory for securing employment in South Korea.
7 months. Trainees who fail to meet the minimum standards will not receive the respective certification or actual certificate. Trainees can’t progress through the course until passing each module. Tutors work closely with all trainees to ensure maximum chances of success.
You are graded by continuous assessment. Your marks are added up as you proceed through the course and there are more marks for the latter modules, so you have the chance to make up any marks you may have missed out on in the earlier ones. You need to get 50% for a Pass, roughly 67% for a B grade (ACTDEC Pass with Merit) and 83% for an A grade (ACTDEC Pass with Distinction). You’ll receive individual comments on all of your completed sections.
You can expect to receive the certificate 5-7 days after your final assignment has been submitted for grading and assessment. There is a small fee for a hardcopy of the TEFL certificate. Requesting a hardcopy is completely optional and you will automatically receive an electronic copy for free. Note: Electronic TEFL / TESOL certificates are widely accepted by most overseas schools and employers.
Yes. Global English provides job advice, personal CV assistance, information from people who are currently teaching in Korea and contacts for experiences EPIK recruiting agencies. They will also let you know when schools contact them looking for graduates through their regular magazine E-Global.
You can begin applying for TEFL teaching jobs in Korea anytime. Some teaching programs, such as EPIK, offer positions with the understanding that you are currently enrolled in a TEFL course that will be completed before the job contract begins. Global English can provide enrollment verification letters if requested.