English for Asia (EFA) Hong Kong was founded in the year 1997, and since then has evolved to ignite a spark within their students for the teaching profession. Deeply rooted in the bestowed mission to improve English standards all over the Asia region, EFA offers a new, fresh prospective at learning how to teach with the schedule being designed in a bid to meet the every student needs.
EFA has been providing flexible NET (Native English Teacher) services and a wide range of quality short courses to schools throughout Hong Kong since 1997.
EFA combines TESOL methodology with local knowledge to offer a variety of short courses, ranging from Cambridge and Trinity exam preparation through to EFA's own general courses and tailor made courses designed to meet your exact needs.
The Certificate in TESOL offered by EFA is validated by Trinity College London, and as per Trinity validation requirements, all EFA trainers hold a minimum of a level 7 (Ofqual) Post-graduate diploma in teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and have upwards of 6 years experience in the field of ESOL teaching and teacher training.
Course Director on the TYLEC, TESOL Trainer
Kevin has been teaching English for the past 11 years, in various settings - from private to public and international sectors with focus on teaching young learners. Kevin holds a CELTA and a PGCE and has taught in Australia, Daqing, Guangzhou and HK. At EfA, Kevin trains teachers enrolled for Trinity CertTESOL courses.
CertTESOL Teacher Trainer
Sean Martin has been in Hong Kong for over 10 years working in a variety of TESOL settings. He has taught professional adults across a range of commercial sectors, including law, aviation, hospitality and leisure. He is a CertTESOL tutor at EfA also delivering CPD workshops.
CertTESOL Teacher Trainer
Clare Voke brings in more than 10 years of experience in various teaching and training roles. Before joining EfA she has taught in the UK and mainland China where she began her career as a Regional Trainer for EF. She has completed her PG Trinity Diploma in TESOL and has an MA in International Social Transformation.
Director of Studies, CertTESOL Teacher Trainer
Sharon has over 16 years’ teaching experience to students of all ages. She has previously taught in UK and HK at various international and language schools. At EfA, Sharon has been training candidates for the Trinity Certificate and Diploma in TESOL since August 2014.
Our tutors have a combined experience of over 50 years, and are all qualified to Post-Graduate Diploma or Masters level in TESOL.
In the 16 years that EFA has been operational, one such reputation as an exceptional teacher training institute has been built, with numerous students graduating every year. Also, EFA works to ensure that you settle into the teaching English work field seamlessly.
By going a step farther to offer job placement assistance for students who have qualified with a TEFL certificate. Your experience, therefore, does not end with EFA once you have graduated; they also want to ensure that your newly acquired skills are appreciated.
You can depend on EFA to take care of every detail so that our students can enjoy a rewarding and worry free experience.
The CertTESOL course is registered under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (Course Registration 250562). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.