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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 |2018-09-14T08:16:51+00:00October 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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

To those of us not from the Gulf region, Saudi Arabia seems to be quite a mysterious place, which means it isn't always at the top of expat teachers' bucket lists. Katy spent quite a few years teaching and living in Saudi Arabia, so what she has to say about life there, especially as a female, will [...]

By |2018-09-13T13:25:11+00:00October 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to enjoy a 5-day holiday abroad for LESS than £500 (including FLIGHTS and HOTEL)!

Before you learn something new below, please read my disclaimer here now about the advice and tips I share on this blog.  How to enjoy a 5-day holiday abroad for LESS than £500 (including FLIGHTS and HOTEL)! Yes, you read that correctly- I enjoyed my last 5-day holiday abroad (including FLIGHTS and HOTEL) for £489! To convert to euros [...]

By |2018-10-26T10:21:13+00:00April 14th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Should you get a credit card while teaching in the Middle East?

Should you get a credit card while teaching in the Middle East? Yes, you should definitely get a credit card while teaching in the Middle East because the banks here have some of the best credit cards deals in the world! It is a way to earn extra cash or perks for nothing, so what [...]

By |2018-03-14T02:28:07+00:00April 7th, 2017|Blog|3 Comments

8 general guidelines when teaching local students in the Middle East

In my 5 years in Qatar and the UAE, 99% of my students have been Qatari and Emirati students of both genders, which has given me such an enriching and unique insight into each of their respective cultures that some expat teachers don’t ever have the opportunity to experience. In the Middle East, local [...]

By |2018-03-21T15:56:27+00:00March 29th, 2017|Blog|6 Comments

5 tips when teaching students with English as a Second Language (ESL)

When teaching abroad, the majority of schools will be British or American curriculum, and to a lesser degree, Australian or Canadian. Even government or public schools have curriculums taught mainly through English, like the Abu Dhabi Educational Council (ADEC) public schools, Dubai’s Ministry of Education (MOE) public schools, or Qatar Foundation (QF) schools, all [...]

By |2018-03-21T15:44:46+00:00March 29th, 2017|Blog|3 Comments

7 ways to find out what the school abroad is really like!

7 ways to find out what the school abroad is really like! Now onto the important stuff! So you have narrowed down your location/ school/ job selection or you’ve had the interview, been offered the job, and would like to find out what the school is really like? You can do this by: Googling the school name [...]

By |2019-02-17T14:29:20+00:00March 18th, 2017|Blog|2 Comments

8 things I’ve learned from reading financial books

8 things I've learned from reading financial books This post may contain some affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure policy. As a Millennial expat teacher, I need to be in charge of my finances so I am fully prepared for the future. Read why here. Every day, I read something about money. I have many financial advice books because [...]

By |2018-10-26T09:47:00+00:00March 16th, 2017|Blog|5 Comments

9 things I wish I’d known before moving to Dubai 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 |2017-12-05T18:23:09+00:00March 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to get a job in Dubai if you haven’t trained/ taught in the British education system…

How to get a job in Dubai if you haven't trained/ taught in the British education system... According to the International School Consultancy (ISC Research), there are more than 4.5 million students studying at over 8,000 English medium international schools around the world. Of these schools, 41% (more than 3,700) are British schools, i.e. schools with a British [...]

By |2019-03-29T22:12:49+00:00March 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments
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