Teach Abroad Articles

I’ve been living and working as a Guest English Teacher (GET) in South Korea for nearly two years. It’s been an incredible, life-changing journey, and the best decision I’ve ever made. This list of 10 don'ts for teaching abroad in South Korea will help you if you're planning to...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel Getting a job teaching English abroad can happen quickly, or it can be a long, harrowing process. Somewhere in between gathering documents, filling out forms, and repeated trips to the post office, you should have an interview. In some cases, you...
Can I get hired as an English teacher abroad if I don’t have a four-year college degree? If so, where can I teach English abroad without a degree? What can I do to enhance my opportunities to teach English abroad without a degree? The great news is that almost any English speaker...
What comes to mind when you think of Spain? Perhaps it’s the passionate flamenco music and dance, sunny weather, afternoon siestas and weeklong fiestas, friendly locals, or sangria and tapas. While you’re bound to encounter some or all of these while abroad, none of these clichés...
Are you a recent graduate? Looking for a career change or break from corporate life? If so, you may be considering a year teaching abroad . You’ve probably heard stories of deep, meaningful, life changing experiences. You have heard rumors of teachers making good money and...
Calling all music lovers ! If you’re thinking of volunteering or teaching abroad, why not combine two of your interests? There are plenty of places where music lovers can volunteer and immerse themselves in music of any genre. If you’re musically inclined, you could even...
Two common questions brought up by those considering teaching English abroad are "Can I teach abroad with my spouse?" and "Can I teach English abroad with a friend?" The answer to both questions in most cases is definitely "Yes"! Becoming an English teacher is one of the most...
So you just finished up a contract teaching English abroad, but now what? Maybe you went abroad for some adventure, a change of scene. Maybe you went because the economy wasn’t working in your favor. Whatever the reason, now's the time to move onto your next stage in life. With...
Preparing to teach abroad can turn your brain into an endless flowchart of questions: "Do I need a CELTA or a DELTA if I want to teach at a hagwon?" (Actually, neither.) "What is the difference between TESOL and TEFL? What does it mean for my teach abroad options?" "What is...