Posts with category: Teaching

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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Teaching Abroad

Expanding opportunities to work at international schools: prepare yourself to teach abroad! Who wouldn’t like a life of world travel, acquiring new languages and learning firsthand about new cultures? Many teachers find the opportunity of working at an international school too hard to pass up! Over the past 14 years, there has been a 35%… Read more »

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From a student’s perspective

During our school year we encounter all sorts of inspiring people, teachers and students alike. Some we get to know better than others. Veasna is one such lady. Not only is she a 2015 JPA graduate,  she’s also Teacherhorizons’ very own Data Entry Administrator and a dynamic, fun part of the team. Living and working in… Read more »

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The German side of Brazil

With teachers placed all over the world we love to hear interesting stories and accounts of daily lives in far flung places. The excitement of the Olympic Games will soon fade away but we’ll keep Brazil in the spotlight for a little longer through the eyes of our friend and teacher Rodolfo, who shares with… Read more »

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Last Minute Placements

The new school year is around the corner. Whether it’s only fairly recently that you’ve begun to think about a career change or it’s been on the cards for ages, there’s still time to find some amazing teaching opportunities abroad – starting now! With these last minute placements it’s essential that you get in touch… Read more »

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Classroom Inequality

The school year is drawing to an end and it will soon be time for teachers to recharge their batteries. Here at Teacherhorizons we’ve connected with BECA for some insightful stories with flavor of Central America for you to gain ideas and inspiration for your next career moves. In the following article Nick Derda pauses… Read more »

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International Baccalaureate

Making the most of the International Baccalaureate at international schools Why did you go into teaching? Was it to help students pass exams? I doubt it. Unfortunately, standardised testing and increasing pressure on teachers, students and school has led to teachers becoming overly focussed on exam results, therefore developing short term strategies to boost exam… Read more »

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