Can I take the practicum outside of Canada?
You can take the Practicum anywhere in the world at an ESL school or community centre that offers ESL classes. The Practicum must be completed with adult ESL students (18+ Years old. Minimum 5 students per class). Graduates have to find a teacher with more than 2000 hours of teaching experience and a TESOL certificate with at least 120 hours and a Practicum module such as TESL Canada, CELTA, or Trinity CertTESOL.
Why is the Practicum optional for OnTESOL?
There are many teachers who already have experience and others who are planning to teach abroad, and teaching practice or experience is not required by their future employers. For this reason, OnTESOL has separated this module from the online ...
Where can I complete the Practicum? What kind of assistance does OnTESOL provide?
On completion of the online course, we offer graduates a list of Canadian language schools where others have successfully completed this module and they meet TESL Canada requirements consistently. At the moment there are in-class and online options ...
How much does the practicum cost?
OnTESOL will provide the guidelines for free after we approve the supervising teacher. Graduates are responsible for arranging an honorarium with the supervising teacher or school. Many graduates complete the Practicum for free at the school they ...
How important is observed, supervised teaching practice?
How important is the practicum? Teaching practice is very important for you to feel more confident especially when you are new to the ESL/ESOL field. Employers prefer new graduates to have some teaching experience after graduating from a TESOL ...