International exchanges are not uncommon, but almost every person I know that has done one has been between Australia and Canada. I suspect there's a comfort level with language and somewhat similar colonial history that makes this a common exchange.Reading blogs of teachers who wrote while on exchange illustrates just how amazing and powerful these experiences can be. Each talks of being professional challenged and reinvigorated as well as personally excited and refreshed.I'm hoping to…See More
So, I'm new to this network- hello! I've been teaching English in UK schools for 20 years and am convinced that current practice is not best practice. The curriculum offered seems very limited- very British- and teaching methods remain very 'traditional'. I'd love to hear from anyone with experience in teaching the IB- particularly anyone who's taught both in the UK and overseas. Was the transition tough?
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