Korea TESOL (Kotesol, Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages) has regional chapters and is connected to national TESOL groups in other countries. Meetings are conducted in English. It holds an annual international conference in late October and an annual national conference in May on English teaching practice and issues.

Busan-Gyeongnam Chapter holds monthly meetings eight months of the year. Memberships are encouraged (40,000 w/year). Meetings are for members but open to interested persons and take place on the 3rd Saturday of the month at ESS academy in Nampo-dong. Exit 7 of Nampo-dong subway station (#111). Contact: bgkotesol@gmail.com