i-to-i TEFL review, submitted by Richy.
I would have liked to score the online course offered through the i to i program more stars, but I felt their customer support didn’t live up to the high promises as described on their school website, so instead they receive a rather generous 3 stars from me.
This school has its fingers in almost every corner of TEFL world and their marketing machine is very aggressive. Lots of images of people my age jumping into swimming pools and gazing at awe at tropical beaches, etc. This isn’t so far from the truth of teaching abroad, but once I began the course I soon realized that the program is obviously huge and they just can’t feasibly apply great customer service for all of their customers.
I actually liked the course, despite it being taken 100% online, and I thought it covered everything I needed to get started in TEFL. This is why I chose to award i to i 3 stars.
Once you have made your course payment though, the feedback and support wanes considerably. It’s not actually something I would have really been critical about had i to i not decided to make this aspect of their business one of their USP’s on their school website.
I’m sure I will find work, but I now understand that it’s going to take an independent effort to join other graduates who apparently spend all their time jumping into swimming pools and gazing at awe at tropical beaches. And no, a list of schools received just didn’t do it for me.
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