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Your guide to teaching jobs in Taiwan

Your guide to teaching jobs in Taiwan

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We recently posted a number of teaching jobs in Taiwan with HESS starting in August, so we’ve gathered some helpful information for teachers who are looking into teaching in Taiwan. Whether you’re thinking of applying for one of our upcoming positions or want to keep your eye on teaching jobs in Taiwan for the future, we hope you find this blog useful. Types of teaching jobs in Taiwan Taiwan, and...
How to avoid cold feet: The teach abroad edition

How to avoid cold feet: The teach abroad edition

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Feeling anxious about teaching abroad for the first time? I know the feeling, trust me. When I first made the decision to move to Australia to teach and throughout the entire application, interview and offer process, it never occurred to me to feel afraid or nervous. It wasn’t until I broke the news to friends and family, and started making concrete plans for departing, like booking flights and...
Why international schools are demanding digitally literate teachers

Why international schools are demanding digitally literate teachers

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The role of the international teacher in the 21st-century classroom is quickly evolving. If you’re an international teacher looking to stay ahead of the curve, you need to have a game plan up your sleeve. And there’s no better time than this summer to seek out professional development options to help you brush up on your teaching skills, specifically in the biggest area of growth in international...
Teaching across cultures: Being mindful of cultural differences in the international classroom

Teaching across cultures: Being mindful of cultural differences in the international classroom

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As a teacher abroad, being able to recognize cultural differences will not only help you form a safe and comfortable environment for open communication between you and, your students and their families. It will also help you implement culturally responsive teaching practices in your classroom to ensure every student learns to their full potential. When teaching students from different cultural...
Why you should teach abroad as a college grad

Why you should teach abroad as a college grad

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Graduation is a time for university students that is full of mixed emotions - relief, sadness, pride, and definitely some level of uncertainty about what comes next. Even after four years of studying and probably some personal growth, you may not feel ready to settle down into your full-time career. You would rather travel but the insane costs are as scary as full-time employment. What if you...
Five ways to progress your international teaching career in the UAE

Five ways to progress your international teaching career in the UAE

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Teaching internationally, whether justified or not, has a reputation for being a transitory career move. Of course, many teachers are more than happy to spend a year or two teaching abroad, only to return home (or move onto the next international teaching destination). But what if you’re an expat teacher looking to build a long-term career teaching in the UAE? Maybe the odds are stacked against...
10 tips for teaching in ESL classrooms

10 tips for teaching in ESL classrooms

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Are you gearing up for a new adventure as an ESL teacher abroad? An experienced educator heading overseas to teach looking to learn some teaching strategies for the ESL classroom? If you fall into either of these categories, this blog post is for you! I’ve been in your shoes before - I lived in the UAE for six years, teaching English language learners (ELLs). While teaching students who have a...
Why culturally responsive teaching matters now more than ever

Why culturally responsive teaching matters now more than ever

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Culturally responsive teaching goes beyond having an understanding of classroom composition. A high level of cultural competence in the classroom involves the ability to read and react to challenging scenarios that stem from cultural variety and differences among students and staff in the learning environment. While virtues of tolerance and respect are paramount in a teacher’s ability to fully...
Preparing students for a digital future: How teachers can bring digital literacy into the classroom

Preparing students for a digital future: How teachers can bring digital literacy into the classroom

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In the education world right now, everyone is talking about all things “digital” - digital natives , digital immigrants, digital curriculum, digital literacy, digital learning and teaching. It’s safe to say the digital world is here to stay and will continue to permeate every aspect of our lives, education being no exception. Buzzwords aside, as the education landscape for K-8 teachers and...
5 teacher blogs to get you excited about teaching abroad

5 teacher blogs to get you excited about teaching abroad

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Leaving to teach abroad soon and looking for first-hand stories from other teachers who’ve been there, done that? Or, are you thinking of dipping your toes into the world of blogging? You’re not alone! Blogs can be a great resource for new teachers abroad looking for help and honest advice on what teaching abroad is really like, as well as a fun way for you to share your experiences with friends...

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