While many of today's educators work towards advancing their degrees with specific goals in mind such as becoming school administrators or teaching at post-secondary institutions, others simply want to keep up with rapid changes in methodology and technology. In the words of one of America's greatest folk songwriters, Bob Dylan, indeed, The Times They Are a Changin'.
The concept of gap year and mainly before a student joins university is very common in the U.S but currently gaining prominence across the globe. It is very critical for students taking a gap year, commonly referred to as "gapers" to ensure that this period is used constructively.
There is much difference between being fluent in English and teaching it. Usually, you need a few mechanics regarding the English language to teach it. Often, you will notice that comprehension matters a lot in one's language efficiency.
What is micro-volunteering and why you need to care?
Micro-volunteering is an opportunity to help others by dedicating small portions of time (normally 30 minutes a day). It does not oblige you to anything, more than that, it costs you nothing. More often than not, micro-volunteering is done from home on the web or from the gadget.
Writing a CV is hard enough to get right as it is, let alone trying to write one for an internship that could be the other side of the world. Do these companies still look for the same aspects in a CV or are they completely different? What sort information do you need to include?
Don't worry, all will be explained. Here's everything you need to know about writing a CV for an international internship.
When going abroad to work and study, you understand it won't be a chill-out. It's a big step out of your comfort zone: no family and friends nearby, alien environment, cultural and language barriers, and the ugly feeling of most non-natives that they have to prove themselves all the time.
The majority of people are likely to underestimate volunteering experience and never to consider these non-paid jobs. But voluntary work has a lot of hidden potential that people don't know about. Let's find out benefits of volunteering it can bring to you, what precious skills you can develop while working as a volunteer and most importantly how this experience will boost your career.
Applying for a new job is never easy, but time-consuming, nerve-wrecking and complex process. Moreover, in the «working abroad» case a lot is on the stake, so the outline of one`s skills is to be just perfect. But how can you make a resume for the job in another country? Are the resume standards the same around the globe? Do resume templates vary drastically from the one that I`ve mastered? What should I know to get the job abroad? Let`s browse the following tips to do well.
Coming to China is a big step. If you haven't already moved here, then it's like jumping into the deep end of a swimming pool with only a couple of lessons; you either sink or swim. However, just because it's a little deep and a challenge, doesn't mean that you can't put on a couple of armbands to keep your head above water. That's what job search platforms on the internet should be, or at least that's what we think they should be. Your personal, intercultural, flotation device.
Traveling to another country is an exciting and rewarding experience. If you are an international student or a volunteer, you have a great opportunity to explore a different culture, learn new things, and meet interesting people.
The most important thing that worries most young people who go abroad to study or volunteer is finances. Unfortunately, the pleasure of being abroad is an expensive one, and one has to pay for food, drinks, accommodation, leisure, and numerous other expenses.
In this article, we are going to look at 20 ways to earn money for international students, volunteers and other people who need an extra income in a foreign country.