About Destination TEFL

WHY Destination TEFL?

We offer ESL training done the RIGHT way! We care not only about our TEFL trainees, but about their future students too.

Destination TEFL’s mission statement:

To improve the level of ESL teachers across Southeast Asia by offering Internationally recognised and accredited TEFL certificate training onsite in Cambodia, Indonesia and Thailand.

You’ve taken the first step in an adventure that will change your life, as well as those of others. Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) is a rewarding experience, and a fulfilling way to discover other destinations and cultures. Studying and working abroad is also a great achievement that you can proudly list on your CV/resumé. We have options for both degree and non-degree holders. Cambodia is the ONLY country in SE Asia where you can LEGALLY teach without a bachelor’s degree, and so signing up to our ‘Course plus Placement’ package is an excellent choice.

Our history

Destination TEFL, Koh Samui started in 2011 as Samui TEFL, on the beautiful island of Koh Samui, Thailand. But Destination TEFL is all about ideal destinations – destinations to do your TEFL/TESOL course, as well as destinations to teach English.

With this in mind, we opened our next training centre in Cambodia – a land where ancient and modern worlds collide to create a unique destination.

As Bali is on most people’s SE Asia travel bucket list – this was our next TEFL course destination, ideally located in the beach resort town of Canggu.


Koh Samui closed at the start of the pandemic, but now, we are pleased to announce that we are back in Thailand, with a new training centre opening in Bangkok in November 2022!

Choose to do your TEFL/TESOL course in:

At any location you’ll find the same quality 140-hour TEFL/TESOL course with highly skilled and passionate trainers, and teacher practicums in local schools, businesses and NGOs. Rest assured that you’ll be in great hands – our TEFL trainers are highly skilled and have years of experience in education. 


Come and start your journey with us!

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