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...
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...
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...
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...
Teaching English as a foreign language is a job with a transitory reputation; it is more often viewed as a temporary international stint than a long-term career choice. When I taught in Costa Rica, for example, everyone from my parents, friends and even my co-teachers seemed to...