Abridge Academy

Do you want to teach abroad, become an international camp counsellor or work as an au pair? You can start your global teaching career online now with Abridge Academy!

We offer affordable and specialised online courses developed by qualified teachers in partnership with schools, educational organisations and teaching agencies.


Why study with Abridge Academy?

Our Courses

This specialist course leads to the awarding of the following qualification:

 70 hours Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate with a specialisation in teaching one-on-one

Designed specifically with the needs of au pairs and homestay tutors in mind, this course prepares you to become an outstanding English tutor as well as the best mentor, sibling and role model to your students. 

This specialist course leads to the awarding of the following qualification:

150 hours Advanced Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) with 30 hour teaching practicum

This online course is designed to provide core training in English language teaching as well as recognising a minimum of 30 hours of classroom teaching experience, usually gained through our EduCamp program. We can also provide recommendations on organising your own placement.

Exclusively available to those on our online language buddy program, this specialist course is intended to develop your skills specifically in teaching English online. It leads to the following qualification:

120 hours Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) online

This online course is designed for both experienced educators and those new to teaching, providing detailed guidance on everything from lesson planning and teaching methodologies to mastering your trial class and using Zoom for teaching.

COMING SOON: TEFL short courses

We are excited to launch our new short courses offering 10-20 hours of training in the following areas:

  • Communicative language teaching (CLT)
  • Experiential and project based language learning (PBL)
  • Content and language integrated learning (CLIL)
  • Assessment for learning (AfL)

These short courses are designed to offer you an insight into teaching English as well as providing more specialist training for experienced teachers.

Our Teachers

Our teachers and consultants are highly qualified, with PGCE or Masters degrees in subjects such as education, teacher training or TESOL. They all have experience teaching English abroad, as well as specific expertise in au-pairing or summer camp tutoring. 



PGCE, University of Cambridge

As well as being a qualified teacher in the UK, Katie has previously taught English and Science at summer camps in China. Additionally, she has considerable expertise in teaching one-on-one in both home and online environments.



MA TESOL, University of Southampton

With considerable experience teaching English at top public and private schools in China, Nemo is an expert on TEFL teaching methodologies and educational research. 

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