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What are the different kinds of schools available to expat teachers?

Expat teachers can work at international schools or government / local schools. International schools teach a curriculum through English, which differs from that of the country’s national curriculum. They include: British schools: There are over 2,000 British schools worldwide. While most follow the British National Curriculum, some use the term "British" but actually teach the [...]

By | 2018-03-21T13:55:24+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

“On Your Way to 30K” 3-Day Challenge!

Imagine having 30K in the bank... 30K for a house deposit, a wedding deposit, or for an epic world trip! It is 100% possible to save 30K in a 2-year contract teaching abroad, but it does take some effort, planning, and commitment. Before we start, let me share my disclaimer with you. Any financial information shared [...]

By | 2018-02-23T04:47:51+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Blog|4 Comments

Need some school trip inspiration?

*** Organising a school trip this year? Have you ever considered Magical Kenya? *** A belated Happy New Year to all our wonderful members. I hope you’d a fantastic winter break and a Merry Christmas to those of us who celebrate it! My winter hols got off to THE BEST START EVER because the [...]

By | 2018-01-20T14:03:22+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Kazakhstan?

Today we feature Lizzy, who is an Irish teacher currently residing in Almaty, Kazakhstan. I honestly didn't know much about Kazakhstan before chatting to Lizzy, but she definitely paints a persuasive picture of expat life there. What do you think? How long have you been teaching abroad? I moved to Almaty, Kazakhstan, on the 9th [...]

By | 2017-10-17T18:36:03+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Switzerland?

Today, we have Hannah, who has moved to work in a school in Switzerland! Switzerland is famed for its stunning scenery, but is the cost of living really as high as it seems? Let's find out... How long have you been teaching abroad? Two years.   What made you decide to move overseas to work? [...]

By | 2017-10-16T02:09:08+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Vietnam?

Today's interview is with Narsisa, who is based in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Vietnam sounds like a wonderful country to live and teach in, but sometimes pollution can be an issue in the cities... 1)How long have you been teaching abroad? I have been teaching abroad for 3 years.   2) What made you decide [...]

By | 2017-10-14T05:33:30+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Indonesia?

Today, we talk to Tiara, a teacher who has worked and lived in Jakarta, Indonesia. From her interview, it sounds like it is a perfect location to explore Southeast Asia, so possibly a destination for all your travel lovers out there!   How long have you been teaching abroad? I just began my 6th year [...]

By | 2017-10-14T04:49:02+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The biggest lie about finding a terrific teaching job abroad…

There has been quite a few lies and misconceptions floating around about expat teaching, but the biggest lie I have ever seen was this year. On Quora, a potential expat teacher posted a question about how to find jobs at the best schools overseas. Some one replied, "All the top schools abroad use teaching agencies to recruit [...]

By | 2018-01-23T01:53:03+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

9 things I wish I’d known before moving abroad to teach

Having been an expat teacher for 6 years now, in both Doha and Dubai, there are so many things I've learned along the way, but knowing these 9 things would have made my life so much easier! 1. I wish I'd known how to research schools abroad, so I could have separated the good from the [...]

By | 2017-11-09T15:48:47+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Big Reveal: What’s it like to live and work in Bangkok, Thailand?

In today's interview, we speak to Jade, who is in her first year teaching in Bangkok. Not only does she give us the lowdown on living in Thailand, she also gives us some useful tips to get a job there! How long have you been teaching abroad? I have been teaching abroad for just over [...]

By | 2017-10-07T17:45:08+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments
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