Teach Abroad Blog
When you’re first starting out in the teach abroad field, there can be a steep learning curve when it comes to the hiring process in China. In your home country, hiring has probably been a fairly straightforward process. You interview, get the job, and show up for your first day of work in your nicest outfit.
When teaching abroad, things can be quite different. There are a few key things to know about the legal aspects of the process to ensure that you don’t end up incurring extra fees for yourself or wind up in a tough bind.
If you’re living with a chronic or pre-existing medical condition, it’ll be very important for you to figure out how it’s going to affect your plans to teach abroad. You’ll need to find out which countries it’ll be possible to teach in, as well as which countries will be ideal for your specific situation.
For new and experienced teachers alike, the idea of talking to a camera alone in a room can be very uncomfortable. Learning some tips and tricks for recording and editing your video introduction will be essential before you start applying for schools!
When moving to the United Arab Emirates, one of the most important considerations is their more conservative culture in comparison with that of the United States. While this doesn’t necessarily have to be a turn-off, it’s key to be prepared. In the case of the UAE, 95% of the population is Muslim. Respecting the culture and their rules will ensure that you have a more meaningful – and safe – experience in the UAE.
Whether you’re excited to explore a new culture or live among stunning modern architecture, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has made its way into your top choices for teaching abroad. Now, it’s time to learn more about living in the UAE as a woman. Let’s explore gender roles and opportunities in this Middle Eastern country – here are a few common questions women have about living in the UAE.
The cost of living in the UAE depends on where you live, as it does around the globe. Dubai is by far the most pricey city to live in with Abu Dhabi following right on its heels. Sharjah, Fujairah, and Al Ain are all less expensive options. However, compare the cost of living of Dubai to London and you have no contest – Dubai is 21% cheaper than London, according to Expatisan, a website that allows you to compare the cost of living around the world.