Located in the south of the country in the city of Loja, our Ecuador TEFL course is ideal for those wanting to earn their TEFL certificate in South America. Loja is the capital of Loja Province and is home to two major universities which are in the top ten of the whole country. It is an important center of arts and culture in Ecuador and is known as the Music and Cultural capital of the country. All over the city you can find artwork on public display as well as any number of musical and cultural events happening in the city’s squares.
Loja’s Colonial District is a lovely part of the city in which to spend a day wandering through the quaint cobbled streets exploring the many interesting building and soaking up the atmosphere. Although small, Loja has plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars as well as shops and local markets to visit. The magnificent Podocarpus National Park is located just a few minutes away. It is a large rain forest that spreads over 1460 square kilometers and is home to wide variety of flora and fauna.
Loja is a clean city with Ecuador’s only recycling program and with average temperatures between 16 and 30°C, it has an enjoyable climate throughout the year. With a population of around 180,000 people, Loja is small and getting around on foot is manageable. However, taxis and buses are relatively cheap and are a good alternative if you prefer.
Studying with ITTT in Loja, Ecuador is one fo the best ways you can earn your TEFL certificate while exploring the fascinating culture of this wonderful country.
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Our training center is located in the same building as a language school, making it the ideal place to take your TEFL course. The school is where your observed teaching practice will take place and is also a Cambridge Preparation Center catering to students of all ages from children to adults.
The TEFL center and language school are in a modern three storey building with classrooms and reception on the first two floors and accommodation on the third floor. It is well equipped with access to computers, Wi-Fi and teaching resources.
Our TEFL trainers in Loja all have plenty of experience teaching English to young learners and adults as well as training students from abroad to become successful English teachers. They will support you throughout the course and do their utmost to ensure you become an effective and confident teacher of English.
We have a variety of accommodation options available to you while you study with us in Loja. We have rooms available at the training center, in the home of a local British family and at hotels or hostels. Accommodation fees are not included in the price of the TEFL course but we will send you a list our recommended options once your place on the course has been confirmed. If you have any specific requirements or needs, please let us know and we will do our best to help.
On site: (based on availability) rooms on the top floor of the school. This is based on shared accommodation, closet, hot running water and Wi-Fi. Prices range according to room size and availability from $225-$275 per month.
Home stay: With British family. Your own private room, bathroom and internet in the home of a British family with meals included - $350 per month.
Hostel/Hotel: We can arrange options close to the school according to your budget and requirements and forward details. Prices generally start at $10 per night for the most basic private room and range upwards.
We are presently in the process of establishing a new course in Loja and therefore there are currently no dates available for this location. We anticipate that the course should be running here within the next 6-8 months. If you would like to attend a course at this location, please let us know and we will send you full information as soon as the course dates are finalized.
Please check out our other course locations if you wish to attend a course before this one becomes available...
The total price is divided into: deposit and balance.
The deposit may be paid via a) credit card b) Paypal c) wire transfer d) Western Union.
The balance of the course fee must be paid by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the training center on the first day of the course.
The accommodation fees are not part of the course price and you are free to choose whichever accommodation option you prefer.
If you choose to use our accommodation, it should be paid for either by cash, PayPal or bank transfer directly to the school at the start of the course.