December 16, 2019

At Promise, about half of us are from Military families.  We’ve experienced how it is to move across the country or the world every couple of years, how it is for one parent to be away for weeks or months at a time, and how challenging it can be for a military spouse to find stable employment. So, when we think of people who can most benefit from becoming...

September 25, 2019

As the online TESOL industry steadily ramps up its requirements for aspiring online English teachers, there are ever more TESOL certificate options available for those in search of qualifications. Many of these programs serve the simple purpose of satisfying the minimum requirements of a new job, frequently taking the form of e-books or video lectures wit...

August 27, 2019

From immigrant children in Baltimore to students and teachers around the world, it has been Promise Opens Door's mission and joy to bring opportunity to those who would not otherwise have it.

July 27, 2019

The online TEFL/TESOL industry is in high-demand. There are a lot of training programs out there and misinformation that could you lead down the wrong path. Find out more!

July 5, 2019

Promise Opens Doors is proudly partnered with English First (, a division of Education First, to share with you this highly sought-after opportunity to travel abroad and teach in a legitimate and well-recognized establishment. 

Based in Boston, and founded in 1965, English First is one of 16 divisions of Education First. Focusing on l...

June 4, 2019

Promise Opens Doors is offering a one-week free trial for the TESOL/TEFL Certificate Program for Online Teaching!

This free trial showcases the caliber of training provided in Promise’s program. While there are many TESOL certificate programs available online, there are very few intended specifically for online teaching; and among them, the TESOL/TEFL Cert...

April 25, 2019

Here we share an interview with Elizabeth Drayton, a teacher trainer at Break Into English, an online English academy that offers personalized high quality 1-to-1 English classes via Skype with native teachers. 

We’ve been speaking to seasoned pro Elizabeth Drayton who has over 10 years’ experience teaching English all over the world and now works as teach...

March 8, 2019

All online English teachers offer a unique skill set from our previous experiences and backgrounds. Each of us also must continuously reflect on our teaching practice and invest in professional development for online English teaching in particular. We at Promise Opens Doors ask - What steps are you taking to ensure success for yourself and your students i...

March 1, 2019

After more than fourteen years of hiring and training online teachers, online TESOL pioneer Promise Opens Doors has launched a comprehensive, asynchronous, fully-online training program catered specifically to this field. As part of the introductory event, Promise has opened the door for a limited number of trainees to join the program tuition-free. Twent...

February 8, 2019

This is a question that has always been discussed and that has come up in online forums lately, following news of a policy by the Chinese government requiring a TESOL/TEFL certificate for all teachers working with Chinese students.  We have written before about the employment requirements by English language schools and organizations in various locations....

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