Posts by Alexandra Plummer

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At Teacher Horizons, our community is at the center of everything we do. During these tough times, we have been re-enforcing our online platform, to make it a true virtual home for both teachers and schools. We are incredibly proud to introduce you to your new home from home, in the hope that it makes… Read more »

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Nearly 80% of teachers consider leaving the education profession largely due to stress and a heavy workload. In the 2019 Teacher Wellbeing Index, they found 78% of educators experience negative emotional and wellbeing symptoms due to their work. According to Practical Applications for Building Teacher Wellbeing in Education, teachers have the highest levels of work-related… Read more »

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The international school sector continues to grow, on average about 6% per year. New schools continue to open and therefore the demand for teachers is also steadily increasing. Having recognised qualifications will help you to kick start your career teaching internationally. Once you have received Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) you may consider doing your (NQT)… Read more »

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If you are thinking about going back to school to be an international teacher, there’s good news! According to the latest research report by the Council of British International Schools (COBIS), 82% of new international teachers are happy with their experience. We’ve pulled together the top three reasons for becoming an international school teacher, supported… Read more »

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Many schools across the globe moved towards distance learning approaches as the global pandemic hit. While international schools prepare for the start of the next academic year, the question as to whether distance learning is just a temporary solution or is here to stay is in the air. Some schools have already formed a solid… Read more »

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) is now recognised and implemented across most countries and schools, internationally. While in the past some countries stigmatised special educational needs, this is changing rapidly and the move towards inclusivity has meant a higher need for programmes that support all types of learning. The demand for teachers training in SEN is… Read more »

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The International Baccalaureate, first set up to provide education to diplomat families abroad, is a sought after curriculum for international schools. It’s become a widely used and worldwide renowned program for international schools around the globe— but will this remain? There has been some current scrutiny after the decision from IB to scrap exams this… Read more »

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The international school librarian might not be at the forefront of your mind when you think about international schools dealing with a global pandemic. This time has revealed numerous ways in which librarians play a critical role in supporting the entire school community, beyond offering a quiet space for your reading pleasure. Read on to… Read more »

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