Even though we all hope to save thousands of dollars/ pounds/ euros each term as expat teachers, most of us still want to be able to travel and experience new countries and cultures every half-term or so! Well guess what? We can do both! In this masterclass, you'll learn: how to save money when [...]
Welcome! My name is Sorcha and I've been teaching Qatari and Emirati students for the last 8 years. As an expat teacher, I bet you have local students in your classes. Depending on your location in the Gulf, they may be Emirati, Saudi Arabian, Bahraini, Kuwaiti, or Omani. If you're based in Asia, your [...]
As a child, I was constantly doodling and drawing, usually on the back of discarded envelopes or cardboard inserts my mam had given me! As a teenager, I was lucky enough to still have the chance to sketch and paint in my Art lessons. However, the older I became, other things took priority and [...]
I absolutely loved recording this podcast because I finally got a chance to meet the Nova Coach! As well as running a very successful expat life coaching service, Ailish is also an expat teacher in Abu Dhabi. Today, she explains to us why is it vital for expats to be mindful, why it is [...]
In this episode, I speak to Zach Holz of the Happiest Teacher! It was an absolute pleasure to finally meet Zach, an expat teacher in Dubai and financial guru! Similar to Empowering Expat Teachers, Zach's mission is to show expat teachers how to save lots and make provisions for their financial future, so listen [...]
 EET Podcast 11:How to Avoid that “Dubai Stone” with Anthony from Activ8 Lifestyle & Fitness Dubai!
In this podcast, I speak to (my) personal trainer Anthony Lee from Activ8 Lifestyle & Fitness in Dubai. It is his first ever podcast interview and I think he has done a great job! So Anthony, how can we avoid that dreaded "Dubai (or Doha) stone"??? https://soundcloud.com/sorcha-ni-ghiolla-chaoil/how-to-avoid-that-dubai-stone-with-anthony-from-activ8-lifestyle-fitness-dubai As expat teachers in the Gulf/ Middle [...]
In this episode, I talk to the wonderful Kathryn, a British expat teacher currently living and working in Cairo, Egypt! Kathryn recently moved there with her husband and cute dog! This is one of our longer podcasts because Kathryn has shared so much great insider information about finding an expat teaching job in Egypt and beyond! [...]
In today's Empowering Expat Teachers episode, I talk to Mike, a recently retired Headmaster of a prestigious British school in Qatar. He gives a brilliant insight into what skills and traits headteachers want in a teacher plus some great advice for applications and interview prep!
In this episode, we talk to the lovely Rachel, an Irish expat teacher currently living and working in Abu Dhabi, UAE! Rachel has been teaching abroad for a few years now and she is well used to the Middle East! Rachel has given us so many insider tips about living and teaching in [...]
In this podcast, I am honoured to interview Andrew Hallam, former expat teacher turned financial education guru for expats! Here he tells us about what he does, why he does it, and addresses those slanderous "articles" and emails about him by certain expat financial brokers in Dubai... Excuse the low sound quality at the [...]