Learn to teach English abroad in Thailand!

Four week TEFL certification training courses.

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About Us

Welcome to the Thailand TEFL Academy!

Thailand TEFL Academy on Koh Samui, Thailand at the International School of Samui.

Welcome to the Thailand TEFL Academy – your most trusted source for attaining your TEFL certification to teach English abroad or online. Located on the gorgeous island of Koh Samui in Thailand, the Thailand TEFL Academy’s highly trained staff are thrilled at the opportunity to welcome you as you embark on this exciting new endeavor of working and living in some of the most picturesque destinations around the world. 

 As with most people who seek out a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification, you’re ready to take the next step in securing your future abroad, but choosing the right training center can be intimidating. Rest assured, we understand your concerns and pride ourselves in being one of the most transparent, professional and fun - because learning should be fun, right?! - TEFL academies in the world. It's our mission to ensure that each and every student who enters through our doors, leaves with the knowledge and confidence required to teach English to foreign learners of any age or skill level. 

TEFL training built on a community of trust.


The Thailand TEFL Academy’s world-class training facility is located at the ISS Study Centre on the picturesque campus of the renowned International School of Samui. Through our exciting partnership, all classroom learning and teaching practices are held on site to maximize our student’s time. Each four week course is strategically structured to ensure you receive the best training experience possible with a guaranteed six hours of hands on teaching time throughout the 120 hour certification. We understand that your TEFL career is truly your ticket to see the world and, through our unique partnership with the International School of Samui, we offer our teachers the valuable experience of teaching English to students from around the world. You will have the experience you need to teach children and adults from all walks of life including Thailand, China, Russia, Korea, and more!

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Study in paradise on Koh Samui, Thailand!

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With so many options to choose from when deciding on the right TEFL training course for you, we’ve given a lot of thought not only to the location of the school but the amenities we offer our students. Rest assured – you’re in the best hands! Thailand itself is known as the “land of smiles” and that couldn’t be closer to the truth. At the Thailand TEFL Academy, you’ll be immersed in local culture all whilst training in paradise on the picturesque island of Koh Samui. What better way to obtain your TEFL certification than ending each day with a swim in the crystal blue waters Samui is famous for? Also, we are one of the only TEFL training schools in Thailand to include transportation and a community center in our course fees, alongside extremely reduced rates at our partner hotel. Ready to begin this exciting new chapter? We believe you are, so what are you waiting for?

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Why choose us?

Special Offers & Discounts

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At the Thailand TEFL Academy, we’re pleased to offer multiple ways to save even more on our already affordable courses including our popular BOGO offer for friends & family and our Early Bird discounts for those registering 4-6 weeks in advance of each course. 

Special offers

Guaranteed Job Placement

Thailand TEFL Jobs

Through our partnership with MediaKids Academy, we are able to offer native English speakers with university degrees a teaching position following graduation. No degree? Don't worry! We hold intensive career training to ensure you're top of mind when it comes to hiring.

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Accommodation & Transportation

Boonjumnong modern apartments in Chaweng, Koh Samui

We are proud to be one of the only TEFL training academies in Thailand offering deeply discounted accommodation rates at our partner hotel - Boonjumnong Modern Apartments - and complimentary transportation services with our tuition fees.

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Ready to take the next step?

Do you have questions regarding the Thailand TEFL Academy or an exciting career teaching English abroad? Well then you’ve come to the right place, as we love answering questions!

The Thailand TEFL Academy can be reached via the contact form, as well as email, postal mail, and in person at our fabulous Koh Samui campus at the International School of Samui (please send email for an appointment).

TEFL Director's Email:

Kiersta Halseth - director@thailandteflacademy.com

Thailand TEFL Academy

141/21 Moo 6, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani, 84320 Thailand

Phone: +66988289332

Hours of Operation


9:00 am – 3:00 pm


9:00 am – 3:00 pm


9:00 am – 3:00 pm


9:00 am – 3:00 pm


9:00 am – 3:00 pm





Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed