Teach Abroad Articles

Unlike your friends, family, and significant others, we at Go Overseas love to hear your travel stories . Especially the ones that make us laugh! So last month, we asked, and you answered with your best stories from abroad. Not just from studying abroad, but also volunteering,...
For many recent college grads, teaching English abroad sounds like a pretty sweet setup. You want to travel and aren’t ready to settle into the 9-5 life yet -- but you don’t have a ton of money. By teaching English abroad, you can combine the best of both worlds, right? Errr,...
Application done? Check. Whiteboard markers purchased? Check. Google search history full of “TEFL best practices” and “lesson plans”? Check and check. You’re all ready to teach abroad , right? Slow down there a second, non-gender-specific cowwrangler. Plenty of people have an...
Congratulations, you’ve decided to teach English abroad! I think you’ve made an excellent choice. But now you need a program to help you get started! From government sponsored programs to comprehensive onsite training and placement programs, there's an overwhelming amount of...
If you’re considering teaching English abroad (or even at home!), you’ve probably heard that you need a TEFL certification to do it . Getting TEFL certified will help you with the job search, better salary options, and help make you a more prepared teacher. While this isn’t 100...
So you’re interested in teaching English abroad , but feeling a little bit overwhelmed by the whole process? Don’t worry -- you’re not alone. Teaching abroad is an appealing lifestyle for many people, from recent college grads to baby boomers , but the one trait that just about...
Whether you’re studying, teaching, volunteering, or bouncing around the globe on a gap year , living abroad is a far different beast than simply traveling. This is especially true when November rolls around and -- despite the hot, humid weather, or total lack of festive...
It doesn’t really matter where in the world you are, how old your students are, or what subject you are covering -- classroom management is a universally important part of being a successful teacher. Keeping your students in control is perhaps even more important for an English...
“How do I go about getting a work visa for teaching abroad?” It’s one of the most common concerns I hear from people that are interested in teaching English abroad . And of course, it’s a perfectly reasonable question -- one, in fact, that you should be asking. If you are...