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This week I almost QUIT…

As well as being an expat teacher, I also run a side business transforming teachers' CVs and cover letters to get them their ideal teaching job abroad. In January 2021, I started an internationally recognised ILM Level 7 Coaching and Mentoring course because I want to add career coaching, interview coaching and career transition coaching to my [...]

By |2021-02-13T07:28:29+00:00February 13th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

What is an IB School?

IB stands for International Baccalaureate and a school must be authorised to call themselves an IB school and teach the IB programme. Currently, over 4,000 schools worldwide teach International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes. Check the IB website for more details. A large component of the IB curriculum is focused on developing students’ awareness of their own [...]

By |2018-03-10T07:31:50+00:00January 28th, 2017|Blog|3 Comments

What is the difference between teaching at a public and private school in the Middle East?

Some expat teachers in the Middle East work at public (or government) schools while other teach at private schools (or international schools). Both types of schools recruit Western-trained teachers (e.g. British, Irish, American, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, etc.) and both types teach their curriculum through English, so you may be asking yourself: What’s the difference between them? [...]

By |2021-01-06T02:00:32+00:00January 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The Most Shocking Thing I’ve Experienced Since Moving to Dubai

Since I've moved to live and work Dubai, something has really really really shocked me. Not the humidity, not the introduction of VAT, not some of the driving habits, although that has been a close one! It has been the many negative, dismissive, aggressive, and frankly rude reactions I have received from people who have never [...]

By |2019-03-03T13:50:37+00:00January 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

[1] EET Podcast 1: What is the mission of Empowering Expat Teachers?

  A HUGE WELCOME to the Empowering Expat Teachers (EET) Podcast series! EFET PODCAST 1: WHAT IS THE MISSION OF EMPOWERING EXPAT TEACHERS? In this episode, you will learn a bit more about me and my experience as an expat teacher, my mission with Empowering Expat Teachers, and my New Year's Resolutions! PLEASE NOTE: [...]

By |2017-08-27T11:20:31+00:00January 7th, 2017|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments
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