Real Lives

Real people with real lives in real schools

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Let me tell you about #myBTEC

I ask Kodeck Mose what helped make BTEC such a success in his school? “Most importantly, I had support from the students; they are so passionate about what they do!"

Posted on: 13 Dec 2018

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Zombie Cow Party

Who runs the world? Zombie cows... Gemma Quirolo shares five uplifting moments of everyday celebration of diversity in her classroom. Just because...

Posted on: 12 Nov 2018

Photo © Elaine Bonici

Keeep.... dancing!

From the U.K. to the Netherlands, on to Ireland, then Moscow. The Bonicis keep getting on a plane to help their boys pursue their dancing dreams. Can they make it work at school and on the dancefloor?

Posted on: 28 Aug 2018

A "reading for pleasure" book list for teachers

Summer Reads – Enjoy your holidays!

A selection of brilliant voices from around the world – unputdownable novels that can take you worlds away without leaving your favourite reading spot or doing too much damage to your bank balance.

Posted on: 9 Aug 2018

Learning online – anywhere in the world

The voices of global students

What is it like to be a teenager today in Turkey or Mexico or India attending international school online? What happens if you change countries every year, but take your school with you?

Posted on: 10 Jul 2018

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Teaching in France: headteacher Stephen Jankowski shares his experience

Steve is a firm believer of an alternative approach to teaching – simultaneously innovative, creative and dynamic, whilst additionally nurturing the growth of bilingualism.

Posted on: 23 Jan 2018

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Craig Brown, Deputy Head of Primary, Hungary

Find out what not to order from the menu in Hungary!

Posted on: 1 Nov 2017

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What is it like to teach in Mexico?

Londoner, Thomas Stephens, taught English as a foreign language in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Posted on: 27 Oct 2017

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What is it like to teach in Brazil?

Teaching abroad turned out to be one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.

Posted on: 27 Oct 2017

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What is it like to teach in Nepal?

Anandi Vara taught in Kathmandu, Nepal, then at a monastery in Pokhara.

Posted on: 27 Oct 2017

Kirsty Murray taught at a French secondary school for a year

What is it like to teach in France?

Kirsty Murray taught at a French secondary school.

Posted on: 26 Oct 2017

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What is it like to teach in the Czech Republic?

Nicola Quiggin taught in the Czech Republic.

Posted on: 26 Oct 2017

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What is it like to teach in Vietnam?

Paulita Jones started teaching English as a foreign language abroad in 2011.

Posted on: 26 Oct 2017

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What is it like to teach in South Korea?

Zoe Solomon taught in Busan, a large port in South Korea.

Posted on: 22 Oct 2017

Embrace the culture

Joseph Moyster, School Principal, Bahrain

Read how Joseph came to Bahrain to set up a school from scratch.

Posted on: 29 Sep 2017

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Rabih Farah, Senior Educational Consultant

Teaching in Lebanon, Oman & United Arab Emirates

Posted on: 20 Sep 2017