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Posted , by William Melhado

A conversation with International Adviser Maggie Johnstone Maggie’s idea of a good holiday is a road trip across West Africa on public buses packed to the brim with fellow travellers, praying the driver is keeping his eyes on the road. Maggie admits that she hasn’t, “lived a normal existence” but she doesn’t seem to regret… Read more »

Posted , by Shaun Walling

From the very first contact I had with Helen, I felt cared for and supported…Friendly, professional and helpful advice – couldn’t have asked for anything more. Experiencing a new culture, and developing my international teaching career. Anita Povey, placed via Teacher Horizons Explorer and teaching in Myanmar You might be curious to know exactly how… Read more »

Posted , by William Melhado

Educators across the globe have shared concern over how their students are progressing during this online learning period. But the shift to remote learning had a disparate effect on students. Some of my secondary students thrived in an organized and task-based environment of online classes. Others struggled tremendously with the lack of social connections that… Read more »

Posted , by William Melhado

Reflecting on the digital classroom Whether we liked it or not, in 2020 we were all forced online. We’ve become experts in Zoom etiquette, fluent in the language of Seesaw, and confident Google Classroom users. For many of us this transition to online learning was unpleasant. Although it provided a good opportunity to empathize with… Read more »

Posted , by William Melhado

Educators come from different corners of the world and begin their careers at various points in their lives. But we all share the same mission. We are united in our efforts to support the next generation of citizens as we each bring our own experiences to our schools and classrooms.

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Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

As I wrap up a two-year journey as Blog Manager for Teacher Horizons, I am left reflecting on what I have learned about international education. I came to this role with experience living around the world, a background in international development and a little teaching experience. I also came with some assumptions around international education…. Read more »

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

Our partnered schools around the globe are actively contributing to the future of global education and strive towards building environments that support innovation and allow creativity to flourish. Take The Green School, Bali and The British School, Muscat for example, both recently included in the World Education’s report on Schools of the Future and recognised… Read more »

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

This week we have a special guest conversation from one of our teachers who shares his experiences of becoming an international school teacher for the first time and relocating from Jamaica to Muscat, Oman. Marlon, who had been teaching for 8 years in Jamaica took his first job in an international school in 2016. He… Read more »

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