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Requirements to teach English in China [Video]

Requirements to teach English in China [Video]

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Following on from our previous blog series on teaching English in Tianjin , Nanjing and Hangzhou , we had a lot of questions from recent grads and ESL teachers looking to teach in China , wondering: Whether they needed a TEFL certification to teach in China. How recent changes to China’s new work visa policy could affect the application process. Luckily, a little while back, the team behind the...
5 reasons to attend a Teach Away job fair

5 reasons to attend a Teach Away job fair

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If you’re interested in a new adventure teaching abroad, there’s no better time than right now to step up your job search. Starting in early December 2017, the world’s top international schools will begin the biggest worldwide search for hundreds of new teachers for the following school year at Teach Away’s international job fairs , held in partnership with ISS (International Schools Services)...
Digital Skills vs. Digital Literacy: What’s the difference?

Digital Skills vs. Digital Literacy: What’s the difference?

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As teachers, why do we need to worry about digital literacy if our students are already growing up surrounded by technology? While there’s no doubt that being adept at using digital tools and technologies is essential for everyone in the 21st century - teachers and students alike - possessing digital skills is not the same as being digitally literate. It’s a mistake to assume that exposure to...
Teach in Kazakhstan in 2018: Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools now hiring (With job postings)

Teach in Kazakhstan in 2018: Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools now hiring (With job postings)

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Want to join a highly supportive and visionary team of education professionals? Ever dreamed of teaching somewhere truly unique? Here’s a teach abroad opportunity that happens to tick both boxes! Right now, Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools (NIS) in Kazakhstan are looking for a number of physics , chemistry , biology and computer science high school teachers, starting in January 2018. You’ll be...
Exciting announcement: Teach Away job fairs are back!

Exciting announcement: Teach Away job fairs are back!

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On the hunt for your dream teaching job right now? We’ve got some exciting news to share with you! We’re thrilled to announce that we are officially teaming up with International Schools Services (ISS), once again, to host three international teacher job fairs in late 2017 and early 2018. With so many of our teachers walking away with their ideal job at the fairs last year, we knew we had to do...
The ultimate packing checklist for teaching abroad

The ultimate packing checklist for teaching abroad

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Teaching abroad is an exciting experience: beautiful destinations to explore, interesting people to meet and a brand-new community to become a part of! But getting ready to move abroad and packing everything you need to live in a different country in one suitcase can be a stressful and daunting process. Whether you’re teaching English abroad in a far-off destination, teaching in China or teaching...
Teaching English in China: Hangzhou City Guide

Teaching English in China: Hangzhou City Guide

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At Teach Away, we’ve been all abuzz about China as the place to be when it comes to teaching English abroad this year. That’s why we’re excited to get the ball rolling on the third (and final) installment of our blog series on living in China. And it just so happens that we’ve saved the best city for last - Hangzhou! Read on to find out how can get around the city, where you can find great food,...
How you can save 60% of your salary teaching in Abu Dhabi (with job postings)

How you can save 60% of your salary teaching in Abu Dhabi (with job postings)

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We have a very exciting opportunity for teachers looking to live and teach abroad in the UAE. Do you hold a teaching certificate from one of the following countries: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand or Australia? Do you hold a Bachelor’s degree in your area of instruction? How about at least two years of post-certification teaching experience? If you fit this bill, then...
Assessing your cultural competence: A checklist for culturally responsive teachers

Assessing your cultural competence: A checklist for culturally responsive teachers

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As classrooms become increasingly diverse, cultural competency has quickly become a key concern for educators all over the world. When it comes to creating a culturally-inclusive learning environment and closing the achievement gap in our classrooms, culturally responsive teaching is, arguably, more critical than it’s ever been before. In our society, it’s common for people either to hold...
11 teacher podcasts you need to listen to right now

11 teacher podcasts you need to listen to right now

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If you’re looking for tips on being a better teacher, then we have a quick and easy way to keep your teaching skills sharp - for free! We’re talking teacher podcasts. It’s no wonder that many teachers are jumping on the podcast bandwagon of late - as a teacher, you know that you need to be constantly learning. The genius of teacher podcasts is that they blend the practical advice you need to be...