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Virtual Learning: The Future Is Coming
Never before have there been such drastic changes in how we learn as a species. The widespread use of virtual learning environments (VLEs) is an indication of their validity. Educational technology is evolving so fast that VLEs have become standard issue. The majority of issues that arose in the beginning were due to teachers not being digital natives – but over the next decade, digital literacy is set to skyrocket. (more…)
Conduct many hours of research before accepting a job in Kuwait as a teacher. This can be for any country. Vast difference in how well schools are run in the country.
I was employed by a Kuwati company to teach at a Hawally school named Kuwait International English School between 2006-2007. http://www.kieskuwait.com. Same company that owned the school.
Applied for a Teacher of Business job advertised in the Tes.com conducted research and draw my own conclusions. My teacher training (PGCE), qualifications and experience are in Business & Economics from the UK. (more…)
Leaving primary school for the last time and anticipating what life will be like in the big school is what all children experience in the UK and around the world. Gone will be the days where your children spend much of their time in one classroom sitting in the same seat.
Pupils transitioning from primary to secondary school or to older age classes at an international school means becoming more independent in many ways from travelling further to school, and following a timetable of where you should be for class. (more…)
View a teacher job online and decided that is the job for me. Now comes the writing of a cover letter for the job application. This is the time to get the attention of the secondary, primary school or recruiter who is going to read it. I know from past experience applying for teaching positions the cover letter is your first chance to convince a school that you are the person for the role.
You will find yourself adding a fair amount of information on one A4 page, detailing what is requested by the employer in the advertisement. (more…)
The choice of supply teaching can be an advantage for some or a disadvantage for other teachers. Supply long or short term teaching has a place in today’s schools to cover a teacher that is not in the classroom. A three way partnership between a school, teacher and the teacher agency is a short term gap to fill a post due to a teacher’s absence.
A school does not willingly take on the services of a an agency and accept supply teacher’s on a daily, weekly or longer term basis, although there may be more than one reason why a school seeks use of a temporary teacher to fill a classroom teacher gap. (more…)
Are you looking for a website that offers you to submit a guest post for school teaching? As a reasonably proficient writer you can contribute to the resources of this website. This site is for teaching & education jobs and supporting careers guidance at international schools.
Not accepting any posts at present.
Email first the guest post topic you propose to write about
and any link you think should be added on the page, including your bio.
Adding authoritative links later is no problem.
Use of power cv action verbs in an application for a school teacher job is a must. Projecting achievement, can do willing attitude is all part of what is expected in a professional person cv. (more…)
Opportunity for students to get involved a school council lets students learn how to be part of an organisational structure using systems and processes to make a difference to their school. The status of a school student council can be greatly enhanced if its membership is made up from some of the following: (more…)
A career teaching, or just a few years is not for everyone. Classroom teacher duties at school are a full or part time challenging role with a lot of learning and preparation outside of classroom contact time. A number of people realise or are told during initial teacher training than they are not suitable for the teaching profession.
You are not just teaching, think about parent contact, paperwork, marking, cover lessons, keeping up with your subject and changes in the curriculum every 2-3 years. (more…)
Are you reading stories of overseas travel and deciding I would like to teach English abroad?. Travelling abroad to teach for a year or for a long period of time takes planning. You of course, have to decided if the decision is right for now, and for the future?.
The notion of moving to another country abroad to teach children or adults English requires certain qualifications, skills, experience and finances. In addition, motivation, time and a detailed plan to successfully provide a sustainable living as a teacher of English overseas are required. (more…)
Are you heading home by choose or necessity? Depending how long you have been away you may find the hairdresser or favourite shop has closed. What do you mean I am not entitled to free healthcare? I am British and I paid my taxes. You left the country and now returned to find things are not the same.
Each person going home to live has their own personal requirements and plan to integrate back in their own country successfully.
Looking for a reputable school job that provides a legal work visa for Spain? Auxiliaries de Conversación and Bilingual English Development and Assessment program (BEDA) language and cultural assistant programs in Spain could be an option for you. As a native English speaker with a basic understanding of Spanish you can apply for language assistant jobs in Spain to work in a Spanish Ministry of Education state public school. (more…)
Want to know more on how to organize education for children with disabilities the most effectively?
Special Education is a particular area of education which requires using unique teaching materials, methods, equipment, and educational aids to comply with the needs of children with developmental disabilities. Remedial instruction is aimed at improving a skill/ ability in every student. Thus, by applying different tutoring techniques, such as a recurrent practice and explanation, educational material repeating, and devoting more time to developing particular skills, teachers guide every child through the special educational process. (more…)
No one would dare and to name or say teaching is a tough job. But this is just a misconception. Teaching is actually very difficult. When we talk about the toughest jobs of the world, we think of jobs that are physically strenuous, tiring and hazardous, such as that of a mining engineer or fighter pilots.
Making others understand what you already know and shaping their future is a job of the highest responsibility and difficulty. After all there would be no fighter pilots or mining engineers if there was no one to teach them. This post talks about the various aspects of a teaching job. (more…)
In the USA, work and study is a phenomenon to gain initial work experience and much needed finances. People choose to combine work with university or college study or work part time in a job. One of the reasons could be to reduce the reliance on student borrowing for course study, such as an MBA or save for studying abroad on an advance degree course. Citigroup and Seventeen magazine survey revealed that 80% of US students combine work and school, with the average work hours being 19 a week. (more…)
Even if you have always been a star student during your school days, college life has its own sets of challenges to encounter and can be quite an intimidating task. Often students who reach this stage either get overconfident and complacent of their success or they adopt a careless attitude, not caring about their grade which ultimately affects their transcripts which then leaves them with no option but to regret. So if you want your college years to be as productive and fruitful as possible you should work relentlessly towards your goal and do not waver in your purpose. (more…)
Technology has been evolving over the years. Gadgets have evolved from large, simple ones to smaller and more complex ones. Technology has greatly impacted all aspects of life. The education sector has not been left behind.
Technology has ushered essential changes that have brought significant changes in the world of education. The most common resources in school have been books, notepads, pens, and chalks among others. However, with advancement in technology, students in some learning institutions nowadays have mostly done away with these traditional resources and have embraced smartphones, laptops and tablets among others as learning materials. Digital learning has also been adopted in many learning institutions, especially universities. (more…)
As a 53 year old looking at school teacher job advertisements and then scrolling down to person criteria the same no older than 40 or 60 is listed. Age limits teach abroad work & residency chart below I complied to help or prevent people from making a costly mistake. (more…)