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Win a Teach Abroad TEFL Scholarship!

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Get ready! Go Overseas and International TEFL Academy have teamed up to launch their first annual teach abroad contest. Applicants will teach us a word or phrase in another language for a chance to win one of several prizes.

The grand prize winner will receive a free on-site TEFL course through International TEFL Academy in their choice of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, San Diego, or Chicago, along with roundtrip airfare and housing for the duration of the course. One runner up will receive an online course, and an honorable mention will receive a Camelbak backpack.

#StudyAbroadBecause It Broadens The Horizon

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Thormodur Simonarson (1978) was born on a farm in Snaefellsnes, rural Iceland. His parents gave up farming soon after and built a guesthouse. At age 22 he ventured abroad and began to explore Europe on his own. For the next eight years he traveled to various places, both in and out of Iceland. Among his various jobs, he was a speed boner (title on the hiring contract) in the Falkland Islands as well as a crew member on a shrimping trawler in Arctic winter storms north of Iceland. 

Wandering Educators joins the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad Initiative

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 27, 2015 /
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Wandering Educators has joined the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to help more Americans to gain international experience through study abroad programs. This is one of more than 450 new commitments announced by IIE.

 

Being a Digital Nomad: Is Freelancing for You?

by Bert Maxwell / Feb 27, 2014 /
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Have you always wanted to work from home - wherever home may be at the moment?

Find Scholarships to Fit all Needs

by Lexa Pennington / May 02, 2013 /
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Preparing for college is a scary transition for both children and parents. A teen looking for the right place to study has the major decision of picking where he or she will spend the next few years growing, both emotionally and intellectually. A parent has to deal with the potential of dealing with separation anxiety along with the financial burden this could cause on a family.

CFP: 2011 Global Education Conference

by Lexa Pennington / Sep 09, 2011 /
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CFP: 2011 Global Education Conference

CFP: 15th NCOLCTL Annual Conference

by Bert Maxwell / Sep 03, 2011 /
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Call for Papers

*15th NCOLCTL Annual Conference *
Madison, WI
April 26-29, 2012

CFP: Exploring Approaches to Cultures & Languages Across the Curriculum

by Lexa Pennington / Aug 16, 2011 /
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Exploring Approaches to Cultures & Languages Across the Curriculum
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March 9-10, 2012
Radisson University Hotel

CFP: Innovation in Second Language Acquisition Research

by Lexa Pennington / Apr 21, 2011 /
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*Call for Proposals:*

*SLRF 2011*
*Celebrating SLRF’s 30th Anniversary in 2011*
*Innovation in Second Language Acquisition Research: Converging Theory and

Teaching Opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe

by Corey Sebens / Feb 27, 2011 /

After studying in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) twice during my college days (2 weeks in Warsaw, a semester in Budapest), I wanted nothing but to go back for another 5-10 months. When I found out I was on track to graduate a semester early and had 8 months before I had to start graduate school, I decided to start looking for opportunities to return to CEE.  I looked at placements and programs where I would be able to earn a stipend/salary and I was actually impressed that there were quite a few opportunities, but there was not one place that laid them out. 

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