Posts with category: Teaching

How Innovation Can Improve Your Teaching

This week we are lucky to have guest writer, Dakota Murphey, sharing her wisdom on innovation in education. She takes us beyond the buzzword and into practical ways to innovate in the classroom. Enjoy this informative read, we sure did! It may sound like a cliché, but kids really are our future, so it’s imperative… Read more »

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How to complete your Teacherhorizons’ References

The teachers we place tend to have at least one reference completed by a Headteacher or Deputy Head. Completing your references on your profile is therefore imperative to getting your desired teaching placement. This blog gives an up-to-date account on how to complete your references using Teacherhorizons’ system. It’s really quick and easy, here’s how!… Read more »

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Ask The Expert: Meet Jo!

Continuing our new series of Ask the Expert posts, we chat with the Teacherhorizons team who share their valuable insight into the world of international teaching. Teacherhorizons staff are teachers themselves, so they’ve been in your shoes.  This week I chatted with Jo, a Teacherhorizons Recruitment Advisor with a penchant for simple-living, wild landscapes and… 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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The benefits of professional development in an international setting

Hannah Fernweh posted an inspiring blog for us back in March, where she described her route into international teaching and how it has changed her life. We have kept in touch with Hannah through her first year in China and have shared in her success as she progressed quickly to take on more responsibility in year two. Amazed by… Read more »

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Three Kinds of Counselor: Part 1

Our blog this week is written by James Bloom, an experienced college counselor, teacher and administrator. We asked him to explain the enigma that is school counselors. Why do they all have different titles? Do they do the same thing or are they totally different? He has produced two excellent blogs which couldn’t be more helpful,… Read more »

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