By Richelle Gamlam
If you have an interest in anything from volunteer teaching in Costa Rica, working at a public school in South Korea, or leading classes at an international academy in Dubai, moving to an entirely new country to live and work can be a big challenge for anyone. However, with the right help and advice, you can go into your position prepared. Here’s some of the things the article author Richelle Gamlam wishes they knew when they first took a job teaching abroad.
- Why teaching and lesson planning isn’t as scary as it might seem
- How children around the world are more similar than you think
- The importance of preparing to live surrounded by an entirely new culture
- How to navigate the hardships and fears of making the decision to live apart from family and friends, but also the rewards of making an impact and doing what you enjoy