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TEFL and Teaching English Internship in Thailand

Become TEFL certified while completing this six month English teaching internship in Thailand.

Durations:  24 weeks

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Earn your TEFL, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, certificate while completing three months of training with the GVI team in the province of Phang Nga and another three months on a work placement at another local educational institution in Thailand. In the evenings and on weekends, immerse yourself in Thai culture and explore the natural wonders of this uniquely beautiful region of the world.

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Program overview

Start your career teaching English abroad by earning your TEFL certification and completing this education internship in Thailand. Your first three months will be spent at the GVI base in Phang Nga, a region known for its breathtaking natural beauty and authentic Thai culture. Here GVI runs a range of sustainable development projects including those related to community development, like supporting English education in the community, and conservation initiatives. After earning your TEFL certificate, go on to work at an educational institution in Phang Nga or another province of Thailand.


  • Gain an internationally recognised TEFL certification.
  • Gain three months of in-field training with all age ranges and skill levels at multiple local schools.
  • Teach English at schools where there are few or no native speakers, supported by GVI staff.
  • Immerse yourself in the Thai culture, spending time learning the language, getting to know the local cuisine, and learning about Thai Buddhist practices.
  • Explore the local environment, snorkeling in the crystal clear waters, travel by small motorboat from one small tropical to the next, or simply relax on the beach.
  • Contribute to UN SDGs, #4, Quality Education, and UN SDG, #8, Decent Work and Economic Growth.

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GVI Asia, Thailand, Phang Nga