So we take a look around us and we see that everything in the world of TEFL is not good. We ask ourselves, how did we ever get into such a sorry state? Who is to blame? Who can we rant and rail against? Who can we throw cream cakes / pies / rocks at?
So here are three scenarios:
(1) Francis pays 150 euros and gets online access to a TEFL training course. He completes the assignments and is awarded a TEFL certificate. He uses the the website jobs boards gets a job teaching in Asia and off he goes. The school he works at pays him €800 a month with an immediate start and a ten month contract, but deducts part of that salary for accommodation costs and makes him pay a materials fee deposit, which he probably won’t get back.
(2) Hadley pays €1500 euros for a…
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