“Nelson Mandela’s achievements came at great personal cost to himself and his family. His sacrifice not only served the people of his own nation, South Africa, but made the world a better place for all people, everywhere… He showed the way. He changed the world.” (Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon)Read more »
Posts with category: Community
Visiting potential partner schools and meeting with Heads face-to-face is a crucial element of how Teacher Horizons operates.
Planning these visits tends to go something along the lines of “…where should we go next? Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Cape Town, Hanoi, Sri Lanka, Madrid, Amsterdam?”Read more »
It’s nearly two years since we moved to Bangkok. I don’t think we would have made the move if the events of the last week or so had happened in the run up to us leaving London.Read more »
Every year, 1st June marks International Children’s Day – a universal festival for children and a day for reflection on the rights and welfare of children around the world.
This day was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in 1925.Read more »
Competition for teaching roles at the popular international schools is tough. But it’s still possible – the key is your approach!
Last week, Alex shared the first five of his ten top tips for getting your dream job. Read on to discover the next five…Read more »
The flight to Pokhara is short, about 35-40 minutes, and passes parallel to the Himalayas. Imagine flying below the peaks both ways! Quite simply, this was the most spectacular flight of my life. Be sure to get window seats!Read more »
Namaste! You’ll hear a lot of that common greeting from the locals in Nepal, one of my favorite vacations during my many years of teaching overseas.Read more »
In 2013 Alexis Toye, co-founder of Teacher Horizons, travelled across China visiting schools and speaking with principals along the way. In this article he shares his experience and insights – a must read for anyone considering teaching in this fascinating country.Read more »
I’ve seen a lot of changes come and go during my teaching career in the past twenty years. Here in Sweden we got a bit of a shock when the last PISA-results were announced. Right now, we’re thinking long and hard about how to improve student performance in both reading and maths.Read more »
Teaching abroad for the first, second or even tenth time can be a scary prospect. Not only are you moving jobs – most likely to a significantly different school – but you are also moving country. With a proactive approach and the excellent support provided by most international schools, you will probably find settling in to be part of the experience and a rewarding one.Read more »