7 Reasons Why Vietnam is Such a Popular TEFL Destination
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If you have a TEFL certificate, the world is your oyster. But if you asked ten English as a Foreign Language teachers where they want to teach, 8 out of 10 will probably say Vietnam. Vietnam is having a TEFL moment right now. But what are the reasons why Vietnam is such a popular TEFL destination? It’s popular with teachers of all nationalities and of all ages and backgrounds. What is it about Vietnam that make it such a popular TEFL destination?
There are lots of EFL jobs
Vietnam has one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Couple that with a government focused on education and you can understand why Vietnam has such a good job market for EFL teachers. There is a huge demand to learn English and a serious need for EFL teachers.
Teachers can enjoy a high standard of living
Vietnam has a very low cost of living, but as an EFL teacher you can earn a relatively high salary. While in most countries a large percentage of your salary will be spent on accommodation and food, in Vietnam you can live well, eat well and play well, while also saving for your next holiday.
It has gorgeous cities
From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s cities are both historic and beautiful. From skyscrapers to lakes to old French quarters to streetside restaurants, Vietnam’s cities offer something for everyone.
There is always a beach nearby
If you’re more of a beach bum than a city rat, you’re in luck. No matter where you are in Vietnam you are never far from a beach. With more than 2 000 miles of coastline, you can explore tropical beaches, fishing villages and port cities to your heart’s content. If you only make it to one coastal area, make sure it’s Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site made up of thousands of limestone islands.
The food is out of this world
The food in Vietnam, as in many Asian countries, is truly outstanding. If you’re looking for a humble bahn mi or a steaming bowl of pho you’re sure to find mouth-wateringly delicious treats around the next corner.
Sweet and strong, Vietnamese coffee will change how you feel about coffee forever. Hot or iced, Vietnamese coffee is dark and bitter but sweetened with lashings of condensed milk.
It’s easy to explore South East Asia
With your salary and school holidays, it’s easy to do a lot of travelling on your days off. Vietnam is the prefect spring board to discover and explore South East Asia, being a central hub for flights around the area.
So many reasons to hop on a plane to Vietnam! South East Asia is a hot destination for travellers and TEFL teachers alike, but Vietnam is definitely a hotspot for 2019, and deservedly so. If you’re considering moving to that side of the world, do yourself a favour and seriously consider Vietnam.
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In the following circumstances, you have the right to require that ELEARNING FUTURES LTD securely deletes or destroys your personal information:
- If the personal information we hold about you is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we originally collected it.
- The processing is based on consent – if you have previously given your consent to ELEARNING FUTURES LTD collecting and processing your personal information, and you notify us that you withdraw your consent. Please note: withdrawing your consent does not mean the processing of your personal data which occurred before the withdrawal was unlawful.
- We are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes, and you want us to stop.
- If you think ELEARNING FUTURES LTD has processed your personal information unlawfully.
If you think any of the above situations apply, we may ask you for an explanation and further information to verify this.
Right to object to processing
You have the right to object to the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD processing your personal data in the following circumstances:
Personal information used for direct marketing
If we are using your personal information to send you direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time. If you exercise this right, we will stop processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes. However, we may keep your information on a “suppression list” to ensure your information is not added to any marketing lists at some point in the future.
Automated decision making and profiling
- ‘Profiling’ is the automated use of personal data held on a computer to analyse or predict things that have a legal effect, or other similarly significant effects, on the individual. Examples would include economic situation, health, personal preferences or interests and location. You have the right not to be subject to a solely automated decision (that is, a decision made electronically, with no human intervention), and this may include profiling (although there is no general right to object to profiling). If you are concerned the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD has made a solely automated decision about you, you can object.
- Please note, ELEARNING FUTURES LTD is allowed to carry out automated decisions with no human intervention where you have given your explicit consent to this processing (although you have the right to withdraw your consent).
- We are also permitted to make automated decisions with no human intervention in the following circumstances:
- The automated decision is necessary to enter into, or perform a contract, or complete a contract involving you and the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD.
- The automated decision is allowed under a law passed at the European Union level, or at the level of the European Union or EEA member state level (i.e., is allowed under national law). The law will provide safeguards to protect your rights and freedoms.
However, you still have a general right to object in both of the above circumstances, providing reasons why you think the processing is having a negative effect on you. If you do object, we will carefully consider your reasons, and decide whether to review the decision-making process in your specific case.
Right to data portability
- If you have provided your information to ELEARNING FUTURES LTD, you have the right to request and receive a copy of that information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
- You also have the right to ask us to send the information we hold about you to another organisation.
- There are some situations in which the right to data portability does not apply. For further information, please contact us.
Exercising your rights concerning the processing of your personal information
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights concerning the way in which we process your personal information, please contact:
Risk Management Team
ELEARNING FUTURES LTD,
21-22 Old Steine,
Email: [email protected]
Your right to complain to a national data protection regulator (data protection supervisory authority)
- If you think we have processed your personal information unfairly or unlawfully, or we have not complied with your rights under GDPR, you have the right to complain to a national data protection regulator.
- Complaints about how we process your personal information can be considered by the data protection regulator.