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What’s it like to move from the Gulf to Asia as an expat teacher?

Today's guest post is from Amy French, who taught in Qatar and then moved to Vietnam to work- two very different places! In this blog, she describes her experiences in both places and lists the biggest differences between life as an expat teacher in Qatar and in Vietnam. You can connect with Amy on [...]

By |2020-11-09T15:15:41+00:00November 9th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

6 Ways to Save Money While Travelling!

“Travelling or saving? What should be my priority?” Many expat teachers have asked me this and I don’t think it has to be one or the other. While teaching abroad, we are making enough money to save each month AND take regular trips to explore the globe! I would say that your saving should [...]

By |2019-02-21T03:26:29+00:00January 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The best value phone deal I’ve found in the UAE!

The best value phone deal I've found in the UAE! Before you learn something new below, please read my disclosure here now about the advice and tips I share on this blog.  As expat teachers, one of our monthly bills is our mobile phone, which can often be very expensive, especially if [...]

By |2020-08-17T10:35:07+00:00September 7th, 2018|Blog|2 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-03-21T15:42:48+00:00March 21st, 2018|Blog|1 Comment

[5] EET Podcast 5: What is it like to live and teach in Singapore?

A HUGE WELCOME to the Empowering Expat Teachers (EET) Podcast series! EET PODCAST 5: WHAT IS IT REALLY LIKE TO LIVE AND TEACH IN SINGAPORE? In this episode, I talk to Josie, an expat teacher who works at a British school in Singapore, about her life here- the social scene seems great but you can't [...]

By |2017-05-29T14:00:51+00:00January 10th, 2017|Blog, Podcasts|0 Comments

One HUGE financial reason to become an Empowered Expat Teacher…

Now, there is definitely more than one reason, but I believe that this is the most important one. Let me give you a clue… It is something I used to pay religiously every month. I would spend half my teaching salary on it. I felt very helpless and frustrated by it as I saw it [...]

By |2017-03-30T03:20:01+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments
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