Teaching English in Africa
The Language House TESOL/TEFL Program in Morocco, Marrakesh
The Language House is an organization that provides teacher training to facilitate teaching English abroad. With an ever increasing demand and a variety of English teaching jobs, we focus on Mediterranean countries. Upon completion of our program, we assist with finding employment in Italy, Spain, France, Tunisia, Morocco, Turkey and Egypt.
Dates: Every month
Cost:: 1,290 Euros.
Contact: The Language House/Espace Langues, 5 ter avenue Saint Lazare, 34000 Montpellier
Tel.: 04 67 92 44 78.
Via Lingua TEFL Certification in Morocco
Via Lingua provides international TEFL certificate courses in many of the world's most popular teaching destinations. With courses in 15 countries, Via Lingua is one of the world's largest and most respected global TEFL course providers.
Our programs in Marakkesh and Rabat offer 130 hours of training, including 10 hours of assessed teaching practice. The Via Lingua course exceeds all professional guidelines for the regulation of international TEFL certificate courses, and is moderated by the ELT Institute, Hunter College and accredited by the College of Teachers in England, and is recognized by the British Council. Graduate credits are also available.
Dates: Courses are offered monthly
Cost: $1950 for tuition; $400 for accommodation with meals
Contact: Via Lingua International TEFL Programs
Tel.: 1 888 835 6207
a short (2-3-month) summer program in Namibia and South Africa and a longer programs in Namibia and Tanzania. Volunteers accepted for a long-term (6-12-month) program are required to complete 25 hours of ESL teaching experience (paid or volunteer) prior to their departure. WorldTeach volunteers must contribute
to the cost of their service but do receive benefits, especially those who volunteer for longer terms. The extensive FAQ section on its website will answer most questions.
Contact: WorldTeach, One Brattle Square, Suite 550, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.
Tel./Fax: 857.259.6646 ext. 201/857.259.6638
Aang Serian (House of Peace)
and qualified ESL teachers are placed in a rural Maasai village. Volunteers also needed for manual work. Six- to 12- month stays preferred but shorter ones are possible.
Contact: P.O. Box 13732, Arusha, Tanzania; 011-255-744-318548; www.aangserian.org.uk/volunteer.htm.
American Cultural Association
The largest of 11 ALCs in Morocco and Tunisia that hires American-educated EFL teachers for 1 year.
Contact: American Cultural Association c/o American Language Center of Marrakesh; 3 Impasse du Moulin, Gueliz, Marrakesh 40000, www.aca.org.ma.
Teach English in Northern Africa
In need of qualified native speaker teachers in Morocco and Tunisia.
Inter Cultural Youth Exchange
Volunteer Teaching English in Morocco
Offering an opportunity to teach English in Morocco to children.
Contact: email@example.com, www.icye.org.uk
International Foundation for Education and Self-Help (IFESH)
International Fellows Program recruits recent college graduates to do 9 months fieldwork with self-help projects in most African countries. Teachers for Africa Program sends teachers and college instructors to teach TESL and other subjects
at schools and colleges throughout Africa.
Contact: 5040 East Shea Blvd., Suite 260, Scottsdale, AZ 85254-4687; 480-443-1800; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ifesh.org.
Requires a longer commitment of your time: two years, preceded
by several months of orientation. Peace Corps provides its volunteers with a living allowance that enables them to live in a manner similar to the local people in their community. It also provides complete medical and dental care and covers
the cost of transportation to and from your country of service. Student loan deferments are available to Peace Corps volunteers, and returning volunteers receive a $6,000 bonus (reviewed by B.