5 Things You Need To Successfully Teach English Online in Barcelona

The technical requirements: 1. A Laptop/Computer (or iPad) with a camera: You will need a computer with a camera in order to teach online. Be sure you have a camera, as you’ll need it to videoconference with your students. 2. Strong Internet Connection: Be sure you have a solid Internet connection, wherever you are. When […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Teach English Online While Living in Barcelona

Work from home: No commute, need I say more? Make your own schedule & No minimum hours: Now, I will say there are so many different companies to choose from, each have different requirements and contracts. Some give you a set schedule and require you work a minimum amount of hours a week- each company […]

Teaching English Online While Based in Barcelona

You finish your TEFL course at International TEFL Academy  Barcelona TEFL, receive your official certificate, and then you’re faced with the difficult task of deciding where to teach. Should I go to Europe, Asia, Latin America? I decided to stay and teach English in Barcelona, Spain? It’s exciting, yet nerve-wracking, to dive right into a […]

3 reasons why a legitimate TEFL course cannot cost under €1,300

Google “TEFL certification Barcelona” and you’ll see an array of  TEFL classes ranging in price from €200 to over €1,500. How can there be such a difference in price if all these courses offer the same thing, you think to yourself? Well, at the end of the day, do they all really offer the same […]

Bringing a pet to Spain

So you gather up the courage to teach English as a foreign language in Spain. You confidently inform your parents, family, and friends. They have questions, but you have answers. Your mind is made up. You have mustered up the money for the deposit to secure your position in the course. But after you click […]

5 must see fiestas in and around Barcelona

Calçotada season (Between November and April) If you are a foodie, one of the more interesting events to keep note of in your calendar for February is the Calçotada season. This Catalan spread celebrates the regional gastronomy with a lot of largesse – prepare to be stuffed!. The festival was started by a farmer in […]

What type of visa do I need to study and/or work in Spain?

EU Citizens – Citizens from the European Union nations are able to work legally in Spain without getting a visa. However you will need to register for a Residence Permit at the local Foreigners’ Office and apply for a tax number, known as an “NIE,” which you will need for official paperwork, taxes, etc. Typically, your employer will […]