Posts with category: Career advice

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Posted , by Michael Dunn

Michael Dunn is the creator of theoryofknowledge.net, the world’s biggest site for TOK, and critivicate.com, offering a ‘4C’ course for non-IB schools, from 1st May. Falling into international teaching I never intended to live abroad, or become an international teacher. Actually, It’s a career path that few people seem to plan: most of my colleagues… Read more »

Posted , by William Melhado

For many teachers getting to teach the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum is a career goal, but gaining experience can feel like a “catch 22” situation. IB schools require teachers with previous IB experience, but that requires already being hired by an IB accredited school. Of course, IB teachers, like any other teacher, all started somewhere…. Read more »

Posted , by William Melhado

While most of the world opted to stay close to home last year, those eager to travel are hoping 2021 will bring more possibilities for exploring. Securing an international teaching position can provide the security of a home base while opening opportunities for travel.  Looking for a new teaching job abroad may seem daunting during… Read more »

Posted , by William Melhado

Reflecting on the digital classroom Whether we liked it or not, in 2020 we were all forced online. We’ve become experts in Zoom etiquette, fluent in the language of Seesaw, and confident Google Classroom users. For many of us this transition to online learning was unpleasant. Although it provided a good opportunity to empathize with… Read more »

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

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 »

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

Are you ready to teach abroad? A new year often calls for change. And what screams change more than moving country and putting your teaching experience to the test in a new environment?  Change can be daunting though, provoking those deep fears and doubts. We are here to turn those fears into excitement.  Drawing on… Read more »

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