Teach Abroad Articles

Are you joining the ranks of new college graduates facing the prospect of entering the toughest job market in generations? Do you want to live abroad, see the world and get paid? Can you see yourself spending your weekends on a beach in Costa Rica or in beer halls in Prague ? How...
I used to think that Asia was as foreign as you could get; it defined ‘the other side of the world’ for me. But these days, Asia is much more accessible, and the starkly contrasting countries mean that there is something out there for everyone. Teaching English can be a means for...
You took that job teaching English overseas because you wanted to travel the world and you weren't quite sure what you wanted to do when you grow up. Now that you're moving back home, you're worried that nobody will hire you since your work experience is in teaching, and question...
Open class: two words that strike fear into the hearts of English teachers in Korea. This is a normal, albeit still potentially distressing, practice for all who are teaching in South Korea : at least once each semester, your class will be open to parents, teachers, and...
Updated January 19th, 2016 If you’ve decided that you want to teach English in Europe you need to begin the next stage of your planning: deciding where in Europe you want to teach. That’s right! Europe is home to a number of countries and their differences range hugely -- it is...
So, you’ve decided to travel. Great choice! And you’ve probably heard along the grapevine that teaching abroad can actually help fund your travels. Well, you heard right, it really can. But, is it really for you? Teaching abroad certainly sounds glamorous, but in reality there...
Costa Rica’s magnificent coasts, lush rainforests and exotic wildlife attract an increasing number of foreigners looking for a tropical retreat. From zip lining…to whitewater rafting… to surfing, Costa Rica boasts a thriving tourism industry that is largely dependent upon locals...
People often think of teach abroad opportunities as short stints for young, 20-somethings to experience in their gap years , or to broaden their horizons and learn who they are. It is a great way to do all of that and more, but it doesn’t mean those in their later years should...
Photo Credit: Greenheart Travel If you’ve done any research at all into teaching English abroad , there’s a pretty good chance that you’re confused. You’ve thought long and hard about quitting your day job and jetting off to live in an exotic location, and teaching English seems...
Go Overseas President Mitch Gordon spends six minutes discussing "Teaching Abroad in Asia: Top 5 Countries". Mitch will give an overview of the factors involved in deciding on a country: salary & benefits, class schedule, lifestyle, culture, etc. Most importantly, make sure you...