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Posted , by Michael Dunn

Michael Dunn is the creator of theoryofknowledge.net, the world’s biggest site for TOK, and critivicate.com, offering a ‘4C’ course for non-IB schools, from 1st May. Falling into international teaching I never intended to live abroad, or become an international teacher. Actually, It’s a career path that few people seem to plan: most of my colleagues… Read more »

Posted , by William Melhado

Breaking down the differences between Teacher Horizons partner schools’ most common curricula: UK, US and the IB Teacher Horizons partner schools differ significantly from one to the next: Student population, school culture, campus facilities, can range widely to meet the needs of their community. But for educators, one of the most important factors that can… 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 Roz Pen

For all the scientific and technological achievements we’ve made in the last three decades, gender equality is still lacking, globally, in almost every single field.  According to the UN Secretary-General’s recent report, only 24.9%of national parliamentarians are women. UN Women cites, “At the current rate of progress, gender equality among Heads of Government will take… 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

Having grown up in a linguistically homogeneous community, I am perpetually impressed by my students who can easily switch between languages. Those students who can jump from listening in English to explaining some intricate science concept in Nepali posses a special talent. Students who ask a peer, in Swahili, to clarify a math problem will… 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 »

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