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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

How to find a job in Further Education (FE) & universities in the Middle East

There are many FE and third-level educational institutions in the Middle East and many employ Western-trained teachers and lecturers. Here are a list of such institutions: Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) is the biggest higher educational institution in the UAE, with more than 20,000 students attending 17 male and [...]

By |2017-08-20T22:10:09+00:00February 7th, 2017|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

[4] EET Podcast 4: What’s it like to live and teach in Doha (Qatar)?

A HUGE WELCOME to the Empowering Expat Teachers or EET Podcast series! EET PODCAST 4: WHAT'S IT LIKE TO LIVE AND TEACH IN DOHA, QATAR? In this episode, I talk to Anne-Marie, who works at a British school in Doha, Qatar. Links to topics mentioned in the podcast: TES International Jobs Page LIKE WHAT YOU [...]

By |2020-11-23T01:56:15+00:00January 15th, 2017|Blog, Podcasts|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
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