The Mission of the Teaching English Abroad program is to train and equip domestic teacher-trainees with
essential teaching skills and cultural awareness to be able to successfully teach English abroad.
Live and work around the world!
The Specialized Studies Program in Teaching English Abroad (TEA) is a program designed to provide those with little or no
teaching experience the practical teaching skills and confidence to transition into a new international adventure with ease.
For over 30 years, UCI Division of Continuing Education has prepared thousands of individuals to pursue careers as English as a
Foreign Language teachers. Our expertise extends into developing teacher training programs delivered both at UC Irvine and
abroad for the Ministries of Education in Japan, South Korea, France, and Chile to name a few.
Be a part of the demand for qualified English teachers around the world, open doors to diverse professional career opportunities,
and expand your world view while living abroad!
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for those interested in living in another culture before starting a new career, looking for a change of
pace, or looking to obtain valuable skills to supplement their income through teaching English. No teaching experience is
Occupational summary for postsecondary teachers.