Teach Abroad Articles

There’s no better way to experience the world than to live and work like a local in cities and towns that are miles away from the one you grew up in. Not only do you develop an appreciation of cultural diversity, you also learn about topics like history, art, politics, cuisine,...
Hey Go Overseas! I want to tutor abroad, but I'm not sure where to get started. How do you find private students to tutor and land the first, crucial job? Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Sincerely, First-time teacher Great question! I've tutored everyone from...
Teaching positions in the Middle East are extremely lucrative, and the benefits packages can be very attractive, with some including a tax-free salary, housing benefits, relocation allowances, medical coverage, paid holidays and large contract bonuses. With such enticing benefits...
While the 2016 presidential election is fast approaching, if you're living abroad it could sneak up on you even faster than you expect. As an expat, traveler, or student abroad, voting from overseas isn't as simple as showing up at a ballot booth. You have to -- in true...
Though I write intensively about teaching abroad, and I've even told you how teaching has made me a better person , there are a few juicy secrets I've been holding back from you all. It's confession time: I'm far from a perfect ESL teacher, and my experience wasn't quite as...
Two years ago, I found myself teaching English in Vietnam . It was nearly an accident. I had met a guy in the Philippines who was contracted to teach English to the staff of a hotel in Hoi An, but had to cancel at the last minute due to a family emergency. He asked if I knew...
Hi Go Overseas! My husband and I have been looking into teaching abroad, but we have a four year old son. We're wondering if it's possible to teach abroad as a family. If so, which countries would be best for us to look into? I've read that some companies will arrange housing and...
Traveling overseas is one of the most enriching experiences you can gift yourself, but there is no denying that the longer you’re away, the more difficult it is to stay connected with others. How can you keep in touch with family and friends while overseas? Modern technology has...
Hi Go Overseas! I hope all is well! I have a question that you might be able to shed some light on. I saw a post regarding teaching English in South Korea or China and they stated that housing is provided and flights are reimbursed. This is all too good to be true to me, are they...
Hi Go Overseas! I've always wanted to travel and live overseas, so I thought teaching abroad would be a great idea. However, I'm worried about how this will affect my career and current lifestyle, especially when it comes to finding a job afterward. Is it stupid to take a year...