Posts with category: Professional and personal development

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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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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Teaching in China

Teacherhorizons place number of teachers each month literally all over the world. This week we have connected with dynamic and fun loving Julia Clegg and asked her all sorts of questions about teaching in China.   1. Where are you teaching and what’s your school like? What made you choose that location/school? I’m teaching English… Read more »

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Teacher Recruitment Fairs – Pros and Cons

This year, more teachers found international positions online than through the more traditional recruitment fairs which have dominated in the past. In this article Camilla Cook, an experienced international teacher, assesses the pros and cons of ‘fairs’ and asks whether recruitment fairs are still worth attending in this ‘online era’. So, the question you may… Read more »

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Teacher – Parent Communication Tips

We’ve connected with Zoe Anderson at Study Select to get her views and tips on teacher – parent communication from the teachers’ perspective. If you’re a teacher, you love your students. You might not always like them, but you honestly care about the kids who come into your classroom every day. Those students look up to you… Read more »

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