Teach Abroad Articles

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: nobody teaches English abroad for the money, right? Actually… wrong. Although teaching English overseas will never get you on a list of world billionaires, it can come with a reasonable salary, on that even puts money in your savings account.
You might think you missed the cutoff for teaching jobs if you didn't apply over the summer, but fortunately there are plenty of schools and institutes hiring right now . Some schools actually begin their academic years in January instead of August, while others offer classes...
The great Brazilian composer and musician Tom Jobin famously said, “Brazil is not for beginners.” To be fair, I’m not sure exactly how many countries really are appropriate for beginners, but Brazil can leave a first-time visitor feeling pretty disoriented and overwhelmed. I made...
Getting paid to teach abroad sounds like a dream. But, where should you go to do it? Take the quiz to find out where you should teach abroad.
The famous author Mark Twain once said, "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do." Take a look at these five stand-out travelers' stories (in no particular order) if you're hesitating on taking the plunge to...
Whether you are planning to move to the snow-peaked caps of the Chilean Andes, the rolling desert of Saudi Arabia, or the smart city streets of Rome, there’s an important document you’ll need to help you land a coveted teaching position abroad: a resume. If you have experiences...
About four and a half years ago, I hopped on a plane to study abroad in Beijing. While I scoured the internet for information and read just about every blog I could find, I still had so many questions! Well, as someone who has now been living in China for three full years, today...
Teaching English in Japan can be one of the most rewarding experiences, should you choose to accept the challenge and go into it with an open-mind and willingness to learn. It will demand that you celebrate the country’s beauty and uniqueness and embrace their imperfections. In...
Hey, Go Overseas! I'm a recent grad with no TEFL certification and have been looking for teaching jobs abroad, but I'm a little confused. What exactly is a teach abroad program, and why would I use one? Also, is using a recruiter a good way to get a job? What do they do? Why...