Whatever Happened to TBI Medan? (RIP TBI Medan)

Recently I went online to check the TBI website and found that one of their schools had closed down. It is hardly the first time this happened. The last TBI school to go belly-up was TBI Sudirman. TBI Cengkareng folded a few years before. Likewise, TBI Semarang went bankrupt in 2012. Furthermore, TBI Malang closed…

TBI: The Sick Man of Indonesian TEFL (Part 2 of 3)

This blog has always been based on a simple proposition: TBI (The British Institute) is a fraudulent, delusional and rapidly declining company which is the sick man of the Indonesian TEFL industry. Over the past several years we have attempted to document in its decline by compiling and cross-checking all the information we have accrued…

TBI Medan: Off the Radar Since 2012

If you asked the authorities at TBI, they would accuse us of engaging in a “vendetta” or “damaging the TBI name”. In fact, as we argued when we worked for them, they were damaging their own name every day with their laziness, broken promises and sloppy service. We told them again and again, “It isn’t enough…