Teach Abroad Articles

You love to travel. You may even enjoy the travel planning process... to a certain extent. It can be fun, until your Friday class is canceled at the last minute and you have a free weekend, but no time to plan a trip. Or when the school where you're teaching finally announces the...
So you plan to teach abroad in Asia, but you want all the details. What is it like to live in Japan? How do I get a job in South Korea ? Should I get my TEFL certificate to teach in China? While Go Overseas is an amazing resource for teaching abroad, especially in Asia, sometimes...
If you're thinking about teaching abroad , you've probably already Googled all the practical information: where the best places to teach are, how much you'll make teaching ESL abroad, and everything under the sun about TEFL certifications. But what about the experience? What's it...
I'll never forget sitting in my living room in Nigeria with a colleague from Portugal after he asked me to share my resume with him. He had a Spanish friend applying for a job in Germany and she was asking for inspiration and examples. Given that I was an American working for a...
Whether you're dreaming of a year long stint teaching English in China or a short term tutoring position in Barcelona, your first step to making this dream real is the job hunt . However, the best way to apply for ESL jobs abroad varies from country to country; region to region....
Teaching abroad in China and traveling around Asia, I've had some pretty interesting conversations with co-workers and students about American stereotypes. After living in Asia for a few years, I tend to see the same questions and comments pop up again and again. While it can get...
Packing for a weeklong trip can be hard enough, but what about packing for a year living and working abroad in a country that is probably vastly different in culture and, possibly, climate than your home? To say it is stressful would be an understatement. Deciding what to pack...
Teaching in South Korea was one of the easiest times of my life, financially speaking. Not only was everything paid for (such as airfare to/from the country, my studio accommodations, most meals on the days I worked -- just to name a few of the perks), but also the cost of living...
As the Teach Abroad Director for Go Overseas, I get a lot of questions from our users asking "So, do I really need a TEFL certificate to teach abroad? " The short answer is no, you really don't need a TEFL certificate to teach abroad. There are certainly jobs that don't require...