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Learn about all the countries where you can teach abroad through Footprints. Extensive guides on life, culture & teaching in each of these countries.

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Teach English in Korea

Teach abroad in Abu Dhabi - Palace


Target of one of the world's biggest educational reforms, The UAE is a country located on the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Oman and Saudi Arabia as well as the Persian Gulf and The Gulf of Oman. The UAE is made up of seven Emirates including Abu Dhabi (Largest & the capital) and Dubai.
teach english in china - imperial palace
China is an ancient nation with a rich cultural history. It has grown into the second largest economy in the world, and has the largest population with 1.3 billion people. Salaries and teaching jobs in China are on the rise, and opportunities for either one-year contracts or careers are plentiful.
Teaching Jobs in Hong Kong
Now part of China, winner of the world’s greatest city distinction award, Hong Kong is a colourful, dynamic and fantastic place to teach abroad at. Fusing the Eastern and Western worlds together, Hong Kong is a cosmopolitan city with a tropical climate. Hong Kong’s downtown core, which encompasses steel skyscrapers, delicious cuisine, museums, festivals, incense-filled temples and markets, is only a 25-minute drive from beautiful beaches, hiking trails, and lush green mountains. Whether you want to check out fascinating displays, marvel at Chinese art or explore the path less travelled, Hong Kong offers something different for each person.
Teach abroad in Oman - Hotel Oman

Oman is a country located on the Arabian Peninsula. Bordered by The UAE, Yemen, The Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea Oman has developed a unique culture all of its own. Because of its isolation, Omani culture is distinct from the neighbouring Gulf States and offers plenty of interesting experiences.

Teach Abroad in Kuwait -  Kuwait city

Kuwait, like many of its neighbouring countries, has been built from oil wealth. You can expect to find many Western amenities including shopping malls, luxury hotels and parks, but it is not as established as other Middle Eastern countries. There is also a vibrant expatriate community.

teach english in japan - sumo fight

Japan is a nation consisting of nearly 7000 islands off the coast of East Asia. It has 126 million citizens and is the third largest economy in the world. Its temperate climate means cool winters in the north and hot summers everywhere. Famous for foods like sushi, and technology, it is a nation where tradition and modernity collide. “The search for perfection” is what many say defines the Japanese culture. Teach English in Japan and become a part of it. Teaching English in Japan is a great way to experience this incredible country.

Teach Abroad in Brunei - Brunei Coastline

Brunei, officially known as the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of peace, is an Islamic nation governed by a monarchy, located in Southeast Asia on the north coast of the island of Borneo.

Malaysia is the most Southerly country of mainland South East Asia (excluding the city state of Singapore and the islands of Indonesia). Split between the mainland and the Malaysian Borneo, it is a nation of many cultures.

Taiwan is off the coast of mainland China. It has a wonderful sub-tropical climate, an advanced industrial economy, wonderful landscapes, and vibrant cities. A hybridized culture exists incorporating many different beliefs mainly from China, but also from other parts of Asia and abroad.

beach - teach english in saudi arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is one of the largest Gulf States and one of the most conservative in the region. Their education system is growing rapidly with foreign staffed universities all over the country.

Qatar is part of the Arabian Peninsula and is surrounded by water, with its sole land border being Saudi Arabia in the south. The peninsula is home to over two million people, with almost half of them living in capital city, Doha, which is the largest city of Qatar. The Qatari inhabitants are of Arabic origin and the culture is very much based on the Islamic tradition. Qataris are known for their generosity and friendliness, thus making Qatar a very welcoming country. 

teaching jobs in dubai

Teaching Jobs in Dubai are tremendous opportunities. Are you a certified teacher interested in Dubai teaching jobs? Check out our current openings in Dubai