Happy Friday! This week was the first back-to-school week for many of our teachers. How did it go for everyone?
Below is your weekly roundup of travel and education news:
Don’t forget to Tweet us your first photos from teaching abroad! Details can be found here.
The Globe and Mail has a fascinating write-up on Seven Characteristics of Great Education Systems. Some findings may surprise you.
Good advice for travelers: How to Eat Like a Local (via Lonely Planet)
Do you have students who are consistently absent? This article is a good reminder that sometimes the causes aren’t what you might think. Good advice for parents and teachers inside. (via CNN Education)
Finally, we’re jealous of this guy – someday we’ll have visited all these places!