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Education and Students

Articles that cover the intricacies of teaching abroad. Ranging from the types of students to how you'll have to adapt, these articles will prepare you more to teach overseas.

How to Create a Positive Learning Environment

I think that we can all relate to sitting in a class trying not to nod off or listening to an instructor who is brilliant in a particular field but who has no ability to engage students. As adult learners this is often something that we can overcome through self-motivation. We can be motivated by genuine interest in the subject or by the urge to get enough credits to graduate – either way works.

What materials should you pack when you move to teach in Abu Dhabi?

I am sure that many of you are getting ready to come over and one of the major questions (after, did I make the right decision?) is what resources should I bring? What will be appropriate?
First and foremost, don't doubt yourself. Just stay the course. Here is the professional teaching standard relating to curriculum and in classroom practice.

Students in the UAE

   Teaching in the UAE is a great option if you are looking to further develop your skills as an educator while utilizing what you’ve already learned throughout your career and applying it to your new classroom abroad. As the teaching positions in Abu Dhabi are not your typical ESL jobs, you will be in a role very similar to the one you’re currently employed in now. Kids are kids no matter where you are in the world so strong classroom management still applies.

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