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How to Choose a Good International School for Your Child

Lexa Pennington's picture

If you’re moving abroad for work, or any other reason, there are plenty of logistics to think about. One of those is where to send your children to school. 

When you’re an expat, you have two primary choices as far as your children’s education. You can send your kids to a local school or an international school. 

Using Your Travel Knowledge to Help Students Access Foreign Universities

Asako Maruoka's picture

One of the best things about being an educator is the fact that we are continually learning and striving to improve our knowledge base. We regularly categorise our experiences and store them for later, trying to gain as much as we can from each experience, and always thinking about our own teachable moments.

How to Add Interesting, Valuable Content to Your Teaching

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture
People learn in different ways now than in the past. With the advent of the internet–and the introduction of smartphones–how we view and learn about the world has rapidly changed. In fact, the world has moved quickly past the Industrial Age, and toward the Intelligence and Imagination Ages.
 

How to Get a Study Abroad Grant

Lexa Pennington's picture

If you wish to go abroad on a study grant, now is the right time. For one, many educational institutions in Europe and Asia are opening their doors to other nationalities. One thing’s for sure: getting a degree from these colleges or universities offers a great deal of advantages when you are applying for jobs in your country.

Make a Plan Before Going to Teach Abroad

Lexa Pennington's picture
Have you ever thought about teaching abroad? Teaching abroad will offer you the opportunity to fuel two of your passions: travel and helping people learn. Get your certificate and start looking for a job, because your students are waiting for you.
 
But before buying your airplane ticket, make sure you have done your research, and you are sure that this is what you want to do for the next chapter of your life.
 

The Aspiring Innkeepers Bootcamp at La Tavola Marche

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Do you have what it takes own an inn, B&B, or farmhouse?! Is it a dream job, or are you just "dream drunk"? The Aspiring Innkeepers Bootcamp is your opportunity to get a hands-on taste of the pleasures and pains of running an inn, with both theory & practical experience, in this unique bootcamp/workshop especially designed for those interested in sustainable & culinary tourism. 

The Aspiring Innkeepers Bootcamp at La Tavola Marche

What Is The US J-1 Visa For Teachers And What Should You Know About It?

Asako Maruoka's picture

The US J-1 visa is a very interesting visa under the non-immigrant category. It is used to allow teachers, exchange visitors, and scholars to participate in US programs promoting cultural exchanges. In most situations, the visa is used to get business or medical training in the country, but other situations do apply. Applicants have to meet strict eligibility criteria that are much stricter than the ESTA based visa waiver program.

Things to look into before choosing your child’s school

Asako Maruoka's picture

Finding the right school is one of the most important decisions that all of us parents may struggle with every time we’re in the situation. In this article, we’ll provide you with some counsel, which should help you in making the right decision.

Global Education: How to Conquer Global Intolerance

by Dacey Loving / Sep 07, 2017 /
Dacey Loving's picture

Global Education: How to Conquer Global Intolerance

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships for Higher Education

Dr. Jessie Voigts's picture

Overview: The Saltire Scholarship is a substantial programme of scholarships, offering up to 100 awards, each worth £4,000 towards tuition fees for any one year of full time study, on an Undergraduate, Masters, or PhD course. This is offered on a matched funding basis between the Scottish Government and Scottish Higher Education Institutions, and is available for students from Canada, China, India, Pakistan and the USA.

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