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How to Save Money when Teaching Abroad

How to Save Money when Teaching Abroad

Teaching abroad is one of the most rewarding experiences you can find, as it gives you a chance to experience a brand new culture, meet interesting people that you wouldn’t otherwise, and add something to your CV that you can really boast about. With almost guaranteed employment and the opportunity to build up your savings while you’re away, it’s perfect for anyone on a career break, for graduates, and for those who are not sure what to do next.

While you’re living abroad, you’ll want to make the most of your wage. Graduates especially will want to save as much as they can for support in the next step, or to finance a postgraduate qualification, so the more cash you can hold on to, the better! Follow this guide to cutting costs – without sacrificing a good time…

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Qualified Teachers vs. Unqualified Teachers at International Schools

Qualified Teachers vs. Unqualified Teachers at International Schools

Nobody wants to work at an international school will a bunch of unqualified teaching colleagues. The school itself does not necessarily want too many unqualified teachers on their staff. If an international school wants to get accredited, they typically are required to have qualified teachers that have the appropriate certifications. You could say then that “unqualified” teachers get a bad rap in the international school teaching community.

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A New Teacher’s View On Teaching Abroad

A New Teacher’s View On Teaching Abroad

It’s finally over. After a gruesome life-long struggle: all the hard work, the endless nights of studying, the parties, the memories, the new friends; you are now a college graduate. What’s next? All your life you have dreamt of this moment. Some choose to take a break. Others debate whether to travel the world, pursue a higher education, or simply dive right into the work field. Perhaps more than one of these options interest you. For me, all I knew is that I wanted to live my life to the fullest. I wanted to explore all the places I had never seen, view life through a different perspective, but also gain some useful work experience along the way. This is my story.

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Living Abroad

5 Things You’ll Love and Miss About China

5 Things You’ll Love and Miss About China

Having lived in Central China for a year and returning to States for a year and a half, I really missed things about China. Yes, there were certain things I was glad to get away from but for the most part the good out weighted the bad. One thing I missed right away was my spacious two bedroom apartment because living in Southern California it’s a hard thing to afford on your own. There were plenty of other things that I grew accustomed to and missed about China but from my experience these are the top five things that I wish we had back home.

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Fruit Sister and Other Silly Chinese Nicknames For Foreign Superstars

Fruit Sister and Other Silly Chinese Nicknames For Foreign Superstars

1. Fruit Sister – Katy Perry Katy Perry is a successful American singer, songwriter and artists who’s been active since 2001. She’s won many awards, is one of the “Top-Earning Women in Music” and the first female artist to produce five number-one Billboard Hot 100 songs from the same album (Teenage Dream). However, the Chinese […]

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The most popular US universities for Chinese students

The most popular US universities for Chinese students

The United States remains the most popular destination for Chinese students looking to study abroad. In the 2013-2014 school year over 274,000 Chinese students came to the United States to study, accounting for 31% of the entire international student body that year. A large number of these students come from China’s wealthiest and most powerful families—the daughter of President Xi Jinping, for example, studied under an assumed name at Harvard. While the US remains the uncontested number one destination for Chinese students, the U.K. came in second with a total of 58,810 students commencing their studies in the 2013-2014 school year, compared to 57,190 Chinese students in all other European countries.

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