Posts by Annie Surdi

Women’s Safety Abroad

“Is it safe there?” This must be one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to discussing travelling or moving abroad. It is something we get asked fairly frequently when dealing with newly signed up teachers who are taking off to live in new exciting locations. We’ve connected with several teachers who live… Read more »

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Boost your experience and supplement your salary – 5 tips for summer school teaching

Financially, I just couldn’t get through another year without a salary during the summer so, after toying with the idea for a few years, I decided to do a placement at a summer school.

I was fortunate to have lovely students and like-minded teaching colleagues – essential to making teaching at a summer school a rewarding and stimulating experience.

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Lost in translation

Unlike many, I hadn’t come to Italy in search of its fine culture of good food, wine and the works of Da Vinci. And even the thought of ever potentially working out there as a teacher had never really occurred to me until I was in need of immediate work.

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