My ITTT TEFL experience.
My ITTT TEFL experience ITTT review, submitted by Dan.
My original review was three stars, but having read the comments below, and the reaction from ITTT TEFL, I am please requesting that I confirm this as a two-star review. Thank you. Dan.
I chose to take a teaching English course online because I needed a new direction in my life and didn’t have the available funds to take a TEFL course overseas. Teaching English overseas wasn’t something I really knew much about or even thought was possible, so when I read about the ITTT Online TEFL program, I immediately signed up and began my baby steps into the world of teaching. I’d obviously used the internet before but I’d never studied online and I wasn’t really sure if it was possible to learn to teach English online. This concern soon subsided when I began the course and started to become familiar with the study format. I’d give the actual course 4 stars because it was educational and I definitely did get a lot out of it.
However, the support wasn’t that forthcoming and I feel this let down the overall ITTT product. I was able to find teaching work pretty easily within a few months of my course finishing, but the whole process would have been a lot swifter and less stressful had I received that support ITTT promised me when I originally signed up.
I’ve been teaching English in Spain (Madrid) now for a couple of years and I love my life here. Contrary to what I read online, it is super easy here to find employment and the pay is reasonable when you consider that you have a lot of free time on your hands. I don’t have a college degree and that turned out not to be a problem for the 2 schools I teach for. The work visa was a bit of a pain at first as I needed to get a few documents apostilled/translated, but besides that, it was no biggie. I definitely recommend teaching English in Spain. Lots of free time. Positive students. Great food. Affordable lifestyle. Spanish isn’t a difficult language to learn.
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May 24, 2022 Update:
ITTT – International TEFL and TESOL Training, is still promoting its TEFL courses in Russia – continuing to pay for Google Ads.
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