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How a Single Mom of 5 Went from Teacher to Lawyer and Back Again

Brett shares her experience of being a foster mother, lawyer and online teacher and why she wouldn’t trade it for the world!
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The 5 Best Teach English in Japan Programs (w/ Details & Requirements)

Explore which teaching program is the best in Japan – a breakdown of our top 5 including the job requirements and details.
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40 Years After Normalization: A Review of Memoirs by American Teachers in China

Teacher Jim Hill recounts his first time in China and how things have changed for English teachers over the past 40 years.

China’s New Policy for Online Teachers Explained

A breakdown of the new regulations for Chinese online teaching companies including what’s changed and what you’ll need to qualify as a teacher.
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The Pros & Cons of Being a Private English Tutor in Japan

A great look at the pros & cons of teaching private lessons in Japan + tips on how to get started.

The 4 Best TEFL Courses in Japan

Planning on completing a TEFL course in Japan? Read our reviews on the best TEFL courses, covering everything from curriculums to reputation.
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The 5 Best Teach English in Korea Programs (w/ Details & Requirements)

Considering a teach English program in South Korea? Read our guide on the 5 best teaching programs, including job summary and requirements.
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Moving to China to Teach: 5 Tips to Consider Before You Go

5 great tips from author and former teacher Josh Summers on how to best prepare for your move to China as an English teacher.
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The 5 Best Online TEFL Certifications

Looking for the best online TEFL course? This guide breaks down 5 options from their curriculums to their reputation and price.
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The 5 Best TEFL Courses in Prague

Here we break down everything you need to know about the best TEFL courses in Prague, including their reputation, curriculum, and price.
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The 4 Best TEFL Courses in China

Looking for a TEFL course in China? This guide breaks down 4 options, including their price, curriculum and reputation.
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Teaching English in Bogota: Pros, Cons, & My Experience

A teacher gives a first-hand account of the pros and cons of teaching English in Bogota, Colombia – see what her day to day was like!
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Online Teaching Tips: 15 Things I Wish I Had Known

Just getting into online teaching or wondering how to improve? Here are 15 online teaching tips from a current teacher to help you out!

Teacher Review: The Pros & Cons of Teaching for Magic Ears

Teacher Jenica shares her thoughts on teaching for Magic Ears for the past 2 years – see what she loves and thinks you need to be prepared for!
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5 Awesome Blog Posts about Teaching English in Italy

Read these 5 cool blogs to get an insight into the world of teaching English in Italy and what to expect from your adventure.
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The 5 Best TEFL Courses in Thailand

Looking for a TEFL course in Thailland? We’ve broken down 5 of our favorites based on their price, reputation and curriculum – click to check them out!
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Transferring Money from China: Your Options Explained

Sending money home from China doesn’t have to be complicated – here are your best options for keeping as much of your money as possible.
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Teaching in China as a Primary School Teacher: What It’s Really Like

Curious what China is *really* like for a teacher? Read this first-hand account from a primary school teacher in Shenzhen, China.