Whether you are going overseas for the first time or consider yourself a seasoned international teacher, the resources below can help you keep in touch, learn more about your destination, and save money.
|Skype is an online service that makes keeping in touch with friends and family worldwide easy! Users can make free video calls to other Skype users, and pay-as-you-go plans are available for calls to landlines or cell phones. Learn more about Skype.|
|Whether you want to read a guidebook on Vietnam, order your favourite products while you are overseas, or find out about the latest bestsellers, Amazon.com has it all. Delivering to many countries worldwide, Amazon is a major resource at home and abroad. Check out amazon.com|
|The Center for Communication and English Language Teaching (CCELT) offers globally recognized TESOL / TESL certification courses. CCELT’s training programs teach practical skills and techniques and give teachers a valuable qualification to add to their resumes. Teach the World with a CCELT TESOL / TESL certificate.|
|MagicJack is a really useful device that many overseas teachers can't live without! Allowing you to make internet-based calls to almost any phone in the US and Canada, Magic Jack allows you to connect with those at home without the need for them to be online. Simply plug the device into the USB port of your computer and get calling! Find out more about MagicJack.|
|Planning a vacation while school's out in the summer? Need to a book a flight home? Check out Expedia for great travel deals and vacation packages. Book flights, hotels, cars, rail, activities, and insurance all in one place. Your Trip, Your Way at Expedia.ca|
|Another excellent travel site, Travelocity offers excellent travel deals - flights, packages, and more. Compare prices and packages to get the best deals. Now all that's left to do is decide where you want to go! Travelocity.com|
|Want to know where to get the best local food in your new country? Wondering where the best nightlife is? Don't leave home without your Lonely Planet travel guide book. Aimed at travelers on a budget, these guides are an explorer's best friend. Visit LonelyPlanet.com|
|For American citizens who need to get documents authenticated, ProEx is your one-stop shop! Tell ProEx that Teach Away sent you and they'll look after you from step one. Visit GoProEx.com|
For information on some great books to read before teaching abroad, visit our Suggested Reading page.