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Posted March 07, 2014 by

Aspiring English language teachers – Vietnam awaits…

Peter Goudge

Peter Goudge, Managing Director of the Australia-Vietnam School of English and Teaching English – Vietnam

There are very few lines of work where it’s possible to see tangible results for your effort in a relatively short period of time – teaching English in a developing country like Vietnam is certainly one of them.

If you have an internationally recognised TESOL certificate, a clean criminal record and reasonable health, there’s a paid English teaching job in Vietnam waiting for you. While a university degree coupled with a TESOL certificate will certainly open more doors, the demand for native English speakers with teaching skills means there are plenty of opportunities for people without a degree. (more…)

Posted March 27, 2013 by

So, you want to teach English in Vietnam…..

Peter Goudge

Peter Goudge, Managing Director of the Australia-Vietnam School of English

The Vietnamese Government is very focused on improving the quality of English language teaching across the country. Unlike a number of countries in South-East Asia – Indonesia, the Philippines and Cambodia for example – the days of the ‘backpacker’ foreign English ‘teacher’ have largely finished in Vietnam with more hoops to jump through to be eligible to work.  Over the past year or so, there’s been a noticeable exodus of backpacker ‘teachers’. (more…)