Posts with category: PD

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Posted , by Kay Brown

There is a huge focus on continuing professional development in the UK – the Department for Education (DfE) outlines a five-part standard for teacher’s professional development to be used by everyone working and and with UK schools and, when judging the effectiveness of a school’s leadership team, Ofsted takes into account “whether continuing professional development… 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

As a teacher and school leader, Karen Ardley began her career as an expert in assessing and improving school standards. Passionate about creating real change within the educational leadership sector, Karen now delivers transformative, professional development courses for teachers all over the world through her leadership consultancy group Karen Ardley Associates. From her advisory projects… 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 Alexandra Plummer

This week we have a special guest conversation from one of our teachers who shares his experiences of becoming an international school teacher for the first time and relocating from Jamaica to Muscat, Oman. Marlon, who had been teaching for 8 years in Jamaica took his first job in an international school in 2016. He… Read more »

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

It is a fascinating time for international education, as we engage more diversity and build truly global citizens in an increasingly connected and moving world. International teaching is an exciting prospect for blending a respected career alongside a global lifestyle. Is it really a great time to take to international teaching? We think so, and… Read more »

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