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by Dziekuje
03 Dec 2011, 15:39
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: I feel under-qualified to take the course and teach
Replies: 2
Views: 3446

Re: I feel under-qualified to take the course and teach

I took my CELTA 12 years ago at the age of 36 with no degree. Yes there are restrictions on where I can work but I have found a reasonably good job in Poland and make a living here. As Briona says some countries will not take you simply because you don't have a degree but you can still find work if ...
by Dziekuje
26 Sep 2011, 12:36
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Degrees esential?
Replies: 3
Views: 6271

Re: Degrees esential?

A lot of places do want a degree, you will be able to find work without but you can't be as choosy. I have been working in Poland for most of the past 10 years without a degree. Some training centres will allow you to do the CELTA without a degree, you just have to prove that you are fairly competen...
by Dziekuje
11 Nov 2010, 09:53
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: TEFL teaching without a degree
Replies: 9
Views: 14739

Re: TEFL teaching without a degree

I presume that you are a native speaker so that is a big plus for you. Yes, there are a lot of countries where you require a degree for visa purposes but as another post commented 'this doesn't make you any less a teacher, it is just a method of filtering out applications'. Without a degree you cann...