Posts with category: Lifestyle

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

You are all set for embarking upon pastures new—you are picturing the new lifestyle, maybe you even have an international teaching position in the pipeline, but there is a vital consideration that leaves you feeling uncertain. What happens to little Muggins, your cat? Or Dodger, your dog? Travelling with pets as an international teacher is… Read more »

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

Starting a career teaching internationally can feel like a daunting task. This week, fellow teacher Dean gives us a short but sweet account of his transition to living and teaching in China. Dean embarked on his first international teaching gig with Maple Leaf schools. Based in China, they offer a great opportunity to gain experience internationally as they… Read more »

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

In a new series of Ask the Expert posts, we speak to Teacher Horizons staff members willing to give us essential insight into the world of international teaching. Teacher Horizons staff are teachers themselves, so they’ve been in your shoes. They know the daunting moments from jet setting off into the unknown, navigating parent-teacher relations,… Read more »

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

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 »

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

The New Year brings about time for new beginnings, and it is no different here at Teacher Horizons.  The start of a year is the perfect time for a bit of a revamp and as Tiffany steps down to focus more on her other roles at Teacher Horizons, we welcome a new blog manager, Alexandra…. Read more »

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Posted , by Rose Drea

This week we are luck enough to hear from Rose Drea, an adventurous humanities teacher, who gives a colourful and powerful description of the ups and downs of life in Sri Lanka. Thanks so much for this, Rose!   Teaching in Sri Lanka was an unexpected opportunity that presented itself at the right time in… Read more »

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Posted , by Maxine Huijuan

Maxine Huijuan is a Mandarin teacher who started at British School of Bucharest this time last year. As a language and culture teacher, she has always been fascinated by the differences between cultures and intrigued by the different systems via which people live. Exploring the diversity of the world was a big reason for her move to international… Read more »

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Posted , by Tiffany Kibblewhite

CONGRATULATIONS!! Most of you have kissed your loved ones goodbye and boarded the plane to your new home for the next few years. Pat yourself on the back – that’s one very hard step complete! But now what? Every international teacher will agree the next part is the most exciting and nerve-wracking of all. The first week… Read more »

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