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August 15, 2013


Upward turn for English language teachers in Turkey

teach-English-in-Turkey.jpgAlana MacPherson of TEFL Org UK posted earlier this week on The Huffington Post about the ELT scene in Turkey.

Over the last while Turkey has emerged as a prominent and highly sought after destination in the TEFL market, with an enormous demand for native speaking English teachers.

Turkey has seen a dramatic increase in tourism over recent years, perhaps fuelling a demand for the English language. On top of this, the country is very eager to join the European Union so there may be political influences at work here, following the thought that boosting English language proficiency might help ease their campaign for membership.

Despite a shaky economic past which saw the country go through a period of instability - involving the devaluation of the Lira - things have very much taken an upward turn in Turkey and this is a very positive thing for TEFL teachers.

Read the full article from The Huffington Post.

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