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Posted , by Anna Bella Betts

Here at Teacher Horizons we were approached by PEAS in a POD to share their vision and it’s our pleasure to spread the word. Meet PEAS in a POD – a unique scheme giving children all over the world the opportunity to look through the window of a Ugandan classroom by linking schools. What is PEAS… Read more »

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Posted , by Alan Doyle

Tax free salary, healthy work-life balance, stunning mosques, excellent food markets and beautiful nature – see why international teacher Alan chose to live and work in Brunei. We’ve asked Alan a few questions about how his old life in Dublin compares to his latest teaching choice. “If you’re looking for a relaxed location where you… Read more »

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Posted , by Evelien Rutten

In 2014, teacher Evelien Rutten took the plunge into teaching overseas, moving from The Netherlands to Cambodia to teach at ISSR in Siem Reap. Here, she gives Teacher Horizons a unique peek into her new teaching life. After teaching in The Netherlands for six years I was completely done with it. Because of the paperwork,… Read more »

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Posted , by Sammy Tame

The end of October is a spooky time of year the world over! The Mexican festival of “Día de Muertos”, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated annually on 31st October to 2nd November in order to remember lost friends or family and help their souls’ spiritual journeys. Here are a few ideas for a… Read more »

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Posted , by Lucy Nichol

If you’re already a qualified teacher in your home country and want to take your career to an international school abroad, adding ESL to your skill set can be a great way to open up new opportunities. There’s a huge demand for ESL teachers, so gaining an appropriate qualification and relevant experience can allow even relatively… Read more »

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Posted , by Sammy Tame

When sizing up your potential international school salary, one factor to consider is tax. In most countries, you can expect a fair chunk of your salary to go to the tax man before you see it. Of course, the tax rate shouldn’t be the only factor you take into account when assessing your potential salary…. Read more »

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Posted , by Sammy Tame

Impressed the interviewer with skills and experience? Check. Accepted the job? Check. Booked the plane ticket? Hang on… check. It’s easy to get excited about jetting off somewhere new. But don’t forget to take your health into consideration! You don’t want to come down with a miserable cold in your first week of teaching, or catch something nastier that could have been prevented. Here are some ways to stay healthy when you move abroad.

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Posted , by Alexis Toye

If you currently teach in an international school there is a good chance you’ll love your life. International school teaching offers unparalleled opportunities for professional and personal development in a supportive environment and new culture. However, there may be something missing: the feeling that you are making a difference. There is a reasonable probability that… Read more »

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