Posts with category: Teaching

5 ways schools are preparing to reopen

We have been closely following international school closures and the creative ways students, teachers and parents have been adjusting to Covid-19 around the world. Now we are starting to see the next shift—the reopening phase! But, what will post lock-down school reopening look like? Across the globe schools closed in order to contain the Covid-19… Read more »

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Top resources for remote teachers in the time of Covid-19

Feeling overwhelmed with all e-learning resources floating around the web right now? Not sure which is best for your students?  Last week, we gave you the lowdown on how to navigate online teaching in this challenging time.  Having sourced through the plethora of resources, here are the online resources for international teachers that stood out to… Read more »

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Top 5 ways to navigate remote teaching in uncertain times

Plus plenty of resources, links and support for international teachers. Has your school been closed or classes cancelled due to the Coronavirus? Is your mind riddled with questions about how to capture the power of face-to-face learning over virtual platforms? Suspension of study in schools is increasing across the globe. UNESCO are keeping an up-to-date… Read more »

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Teachers overseas answer questions about homework

Ditching homework, Random Acts of Kindness and lively Facebook debates. Welcome to the new decade of being an International school teacher! Gone are the days of assigning homework just for the sake of it. A compelling number of debates around assigning homework have risen. Take, for example, our recent Facebook post with the discussion topic… Read more »

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The best locations for International teaching jobs in 2020.

The world is your oyster when it comes to international teaching jobs, nowadays. Relocation is easier than it’s ever been and international schools are not going anywhere soon, meaning the demand for teachers in a growing number of countries around the world is constantly increasing. Despite the opportunity, it can be a challenge sorting through… Read more »

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Are you ready to teach abroad in 2020?

Are you ready to teach abroad? A new year often calls for change. And what screams change more than moving country and putting your teaching experience to the test in a new environment?  Change can be daunting though, provoking those deep fears and doubts. We are here to turn those fears into excitement.  Drawing on… Read more »

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5 Attributes of an Outstanding School

What makes a school really great? At Teacherhorizons we have been discussing some of the key factors that make schools outstanding.  One thing that rings true for us all is that stand-out schools are those that blow you away with the difference they are making to future generations. Luckily these schools are looking for new… Read more »

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3 ways technology & VR can enhance your life abroad

Teachers living and working abroad can benefit from the use of technology. Moving to a different country to teach is a challenging process. Whether you speak the language or not, adapting to a new culture, surroundings and students can be difficult. Utilising technology in this situation, however, can make the adaptation process smoother. Technology is… Read more »

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What is it like to teach in Hong Kong right now?

Are you asking yourself what it is like to teach in Hong Kong right now? The recent political protests in the headlines may have raised some concerns for those interested in teaching in Hong Kong. Louise Cosgrove is here to reasure us through an account of her experience working with English Schools Foundation (ESF) and… Read more »

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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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