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Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 14 Mar 2020, 15:08
by maryredfern
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Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 15 Mar 2020, 05:36
by maryredfern
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Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 15 Mar 2020, 13:47
by MiaWilliams
I want to help you.
He helped a friend of mine.

Dr. Gerald Pail - Psychiatrist.
Zimmermanngasse 1A/2/8, 1090 Wien, Austria

You'll need to book an appointment ahead.

In the meantime, if you need to chat, I am here for you.

Mia Williams.

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 15 Mar 2020, 13:51
by MiaWilliams
I really mean it. I'm not being sarcastic.

Message me whenever you feel the rage rising within you and the delusions becoming a reality.

Mia Williams.

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 15 Mar 2020, 20:15
by MiaWilliams
And while I do have a few minutes, could you please answer my original question?

We know that you represent one of the TEFL programs, belonging to "The Group"

We know that the MyTEFL operation is run by Ben Glickman, and we know that the ottsa accreditation is fake - set up by the "TEFL Group" in order to lure in unsuspecting customers who see the ottsa symbol on your websites as a confirmation of professional accountability.

This is a scam.

And you have the nerve to spread false gossip on the internet about our independent reviews websites.

This all began when you threw your TEFL toys out of the pram because we wouldn't delete a MyTEFL verified customer review.

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 16 Mar 2020, 07:19
by maryredfern
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Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 17 Mar 2020, 02:53
by MiaWilliams
This is my last contribution to this thread.

MyTEFL were unhappy with a verified customer review, published on trustedteflreviews.com

They contacted us to have it deleted. We declined the request.

MyTEFL then went on an online war against trustedteflreviews.com.

We then reacted by retaliating - but with real facts.

When MyTEFL stop their defamatory attacks, we will happily begin deleting their warnings on trustedteflreviews.com and we can all just get on and live in a peaceful TEFL world.

I won't be responding to any more posts. We are just going round in circles and I have a life.

Mia Williams

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 17 Mar 2020, 06:13
by maryredfern
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Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 13 Mar 2021, 18:42
by Prometheus
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THE 2020 TEFL COURSE BLACKLIST IS HERE: https://www.docdroid.net/kRwv0oN/ctablacklist2020-pdf


Explanations and Reasons are here: viewtopic.php?f=11&t=8995

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 03 Apr 2021, 17:51
by Blue Moon
I think every TEFL teacher in the world needs to spend an hour at https://reddit.com/r/TEFL_tips_traps_scams and learn the truth about TEFL Courses and why 90% of them are simply frauds and how to find the legitimate ones which do not advertise very much because they are taught at universities. Read up and you won't get scammed.

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 11 Apr 2021, 19:08
by Atlas
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Well we are all in agreement that over 90% of TEFL Courses being hustled are just scams. So after looking at this blacklist from the China' Teachers Alliance https://www.docdroid.net/kRwv0oN/ctablacklist2020-pdf I would have to say that we are all best off by taking only TEFL courses offered by genuine accredited universities well known to all of us. The CFTU has a list of 32 accredited Universities that offer 120 hour TEFL courses. If you are already in China, those universities are limited to those below. IMO, it is better to be safe than sorry and not waste money on garbage courses

Beijing Foreign Studies University (Beijing - Haidian)

Beijing Language and Culture University (Beijing - Wudaokou)

Beijing Normal University (Haidian)

Wuhan University (Wuhan)

Nan Kai University (Tianjin)

Fodan University (Shanghai)

ZheJiang University (Zhejiang)

Xian University (Xian)

There were promises to offer TEFL courses at Chengdu, Caifeng, and Nanjing Universities before 2022, and they may have already begun. You guys can check if you have an interest.

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 12 Apr 2021, 17:08
by John V55
I wasn’t aware Chinese universities such as Beijing Normal do TEFL courses. I stand to be corrected. Can you clarify with details please, or not if it’s just the usual BS.
Actually, it doesn’t really matter who your provider is, because no TEFL courses are accredited or legitimized by anyone so it doesn’t really matter who they’re from, as long as they’re a minimum of 120 hours and not online.
I’d recommend to stay away from CTA endorsed ‘BS TEFL’ owned by a Mr. I. Scam Yu. :)

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 15 Apr 2021, 15:23
by Vagabond
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I suggest to all my TEFL teacher colleagues to make sure you are getting current information, and from more than one source for five reasons...

(1) The "helpful" undercover recruiter on this this forum and in this thread has not actually been teaching in China for over three years and counting and is only familiar with teaching in the public school system in Inner Mongolia,and is probably sending users to some course where he gets a referral fee, which is very common all over the world, not just China. See here: viewtopic.php?f=18&t=9042

(2) There are new Ghost TEFL companies popping up every month and it seems they all have a TEFL course to offer, and some will even come with their own review site like Trusted TEFL Reviews .com. And since there is not official accreditation for TEFL courses, they can claim almost anything, and their course will jest be a copy of some other company.

(3) Getting info from just one source often turns out to be a rumor or a job or visa agent trying to sign you up for some black market garbage on-line course for his referral fee. Getting the same info from 3 or more unrelated sources sources gives higher credibility to what that info may be.

(4) Government requirement for teachers often change frequently in some countries and remains the same in others but if you are ignorant of these regulations, you may be misled to believe that you need a TEFL certificate to teach in China for example, when in fact it is not a mandatory requirement.

(5) The COVID crisis changes quite a bit. For example the pre-Covid menu of universities offering on campus TEFL-courses has changed dramatically and now only a handful of universities offer Zoom classes if they have at least 10 or 12 students for a class.

A good site for staying current on a weekly basis regarding TEFL news is https://reddit.com/r/TEFL_tips_traps_scams and if you are only interested in China TEFL news I would recommend you take a visit over to https://reddit.com/r/ChinaTeachers.

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 16 Apr 2021, 08:09
by John V55
'I wasn’t aware Chinese universities such as Beijing Normal do TEFL courses. I stand to be corrected. Can you clarify with details please, or not if it’s just the usual BS.'

Obviously not and it's just the usual BS. :)

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 17 Apr 2021, 14:43
by Prometheus
My GF took her 120 hours TEFL course at BeiWai (BFSU) in Beijing in 2018. She could have taken it at BCLU or Beijing Normal University as well but the timing was perfect for her at BFSU. These universities cater to teachers and language students and are all located in the Haidian District of Beijing. I have no idea what effect COVID has had on the course schedules, or even if they are still available. COVID screwed up a lot of things in China.

Re: Fake TEFL Accreditation websites

Posted: 21 Apr 2021, 01:34
by Cricket
I think real qualified teachers with teaching experience (2-5 years) are not going to benefit very much from all these automated on-line TEFL courses where there is no interactive role play. For these reason I agree that in-person TEFL classes at a real brick and mortar universities. Anything less is a trashy racket to be avoided. So I have to agree with the CTA as well.

https://www.docdroid.net/kRwv0oN/ctablacklist2020-pdf