Posts by Alexandra Plummer

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Starting a career teaching internationally can feel like a daunting task. This week, fellow teacher Dean gives us a short but sweet account of his transition to living and teaching in China. Dean embarked on his first international teaching gig with Maple Leaf schools. Based in China, they offer a great opportunity to gain experience internationally as they… Read more »

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In a new series of Ask the Expert posts, we speak to Teacher Horizons staff members willing to give us essential insight into the world of international teaching. Teacher Horizons staff are teachers themselves, so they’ve been in your shoes. They know the daunting moments from jet setting off into the unknown, navigating parent-teacher relations,… Read more »

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This week we take a trip with Jennifer Harrison to hear how settling into teaching and life in Hong Kong has been for her.  Get the low down on island getaways, supportive parents, delicious food and more below…   1. Where are you teaching and what’s your school like? What made you choose that specific… Read more »

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Gone are the days of the teacher knowing it all. Gone—or at least we hope, are the days of rote learning. We live in a time where we are inundated with a wealth of tools, and the world is literally at our fingertips. But what does this mean as a teacher? While we are at… Read more »

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Discussing salaries can sometimes be a bit of a taboo subject, but the conversation is necessary—especially when making a decision that takes you across the globe and into nerve-wracking new terrain. Knowing that you are adequately supported is a priority. Salary and remuneration topics for teachers are also a bit challenging as they vary so… Read more »

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Ever wondered what it would be like to live and teach in the world of manga, sushi and cherry blossom? When we asked our teacher Tamara what advice she would give to those considering a move, she responded: “don’t think twice, do it!” Read on to find out what makes it a place worthy of relocation… … Read more »

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The New Year brings about time for new beginnings, and it is no different here at Teacher Horizons.  The start of a year is the perfect time for a bit of a revamp and as Tiffany steps down to focus more on her other roles at Teacher Horizons, we welcome a new blog manager, Alexandra…. Read more »

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