TEFL in Libya in 2013

While writing a TEFL Newsroom story on a recent English UK trip there, I did a bit of research of how much Libyan TEFL had recovered since the 2011 revolution/ civil war. None of the schools I contacted got back to me and the situation is very fluid, but from online research it seems that British Council Tripoli, IH Tripoli and even IH Benghazi are still active since their reopenings, while the Bell International and Inlingua schools I found mention of don’t seem to exist anymore.

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice, updated three days ago, is:

“The FCO advise against all but essential travel to Tripoli, Zuwara, Az Zawiya, al Khums, Zlitan and Misrata, and to the coastal towns from Ras Lanuf to the Egyptian Border, with the exception of Benghazi. The FCO advise against all travel to all other parts of Libya, including Benghazi.

The small number of staff that were recently withdrawn from the British Embassy have now returned. It was a temporary measure and the Embassy remained open as usual.”

TEFL.net TEFL Newsroom story here:


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3 Responses to TEFL in Libya in 2013

  1. alexcase says:

    Interesting interview that came out of my research for that piece here:

  2. TEFL Abroads says:

    the situation like in Libya wasn’t suitable for teaching few days ago because of the war and after war issue. Now is for steady situation.

  3. alexcase says:

    Not a TEFLer, but a foreign teacher just been shot dead in Benghazi, where IH was still running a school when I did this interview and news story

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