Posts with category: Lifestyle

5 Self Care Tips for International School Teachers

You may have noticed the trend of mindfulness and self-care finding its way into classrooms, or at least into your social media feed! This trending article was circling for a while, and back in the summer, we gave our own tips on adding mindfulness activities into the classroom, which you can read again, here.  What about… Read more »

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5 questions you might be asking yourself this September!

For many in the education sector, September feels just as a pivotal time as of January, if not more so! It’s the start of a new school year, a time for reflection on how things were and a look to the future. We say our sweet goodbyes to our offscreen time jetting around the world… Read more »

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What I know now about teaching abroad that I wish I knew then.

We all have moments where we look back on our past with new insights and think, if only I knew what I do now. Well, now you don’t have to experience that feeling because we have collected previous teachers “if only…” moments and put them together as valuable advice. Don’t leave home without it! Read… Read more »

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5 Tips Regarding Teacher Salaries

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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“Don’t Think Twice, Do it!” Advice on Moving to Japan.

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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What to expect when you’re moving to a new country to teach or study abroad

Moving to a new country for an extended period of time can be difficult. They call it ‘culture shock’ for a reason! There are a lot of things we take for granted in our native countries, such as eating customs, colloquial language and social norms. Knowing what to expect when making the move to teach… Read more »

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