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by PsyGuy
Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Curious about trailing spouse careers
Replies: 6
Views: 849

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It depends what they can do and what their visa allows them to do. Typically language ability in the host language is the major barrier. If trailing spouses dont have an in at the IS their spouse is employed at they usually have two options. 1) Teaching something like ESOL or less common something l...
by PsyGuy
Sun Mar 28, 2021 1:01 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Administrative Licensure Worth It?
Replies: 4
Views: 448

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Yes absolutely. The hardest art of leadership is getting into it to begin with. Leadership roles are defined by reports, peer deliverables, or resource budgeting and allocation. There are three general means of entering leadership. 1) Grow In: You start at an IS as an IT, you work well with leadersh...
by PsyGuy
Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: TV with luggage
Replies: 12
Views: 1086

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I cant imagine a scenario where that would be an advantage given all the things that go wrong and the loss of control in factors effecting damage taking it as baggage. That said Ive done it before, but I used a common courier (like Fed-Ex) to ship it to myself in advance of departure. Aside from tha...
by PsyGuy
Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: How long is your commute?
Replies: 15
Views: 1207

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An hour, but it depends how much of that is metro compared to walking or peddling. 20 minutes is my limit to walking whether combined with metro or not. I actually like the longer metro commute. Some of the advantages are: - It gives me time to get into teaching mode on the ride, I can formulate les...
by PsyGuy
Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Avoid Swiss boarding schools
Replies: 23
Views: 1873

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Probably I who wrote it, and did so because its ABSOLUTELY TRUE. Switzerland has some of the highest salaries in IE, you can make 6 figures in Switzerland walking in. Ive already had this debate with @Heliotrope, after which being provided with numerous examples from their own source (Numbeo), there...
by PsyGuy
Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: 32K - Average Salary for International Teachers?
Replies: 39
Views: 4961

Comment

My own counsel will I keep on what evidence if any I provide. Still 32K.
by PsyGuy
Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:33 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Ghosted
Replies: 20
Views: 2364

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As opposed to a leader with an agenda for self promotion and advancing leadership propaganda.
by PsyGuy
Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:30 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: PGCEi to license for new US citizen and teacher at US independent school
Replies: 3
Views: 379

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CT is an option, as they have a purely experiential pathway. They count your valid experience in substitution for the EPP/ITT program. They do have some credit requirements. Which among others includes US History and social science. You can meet these requirements in addition to taking coursework by...
by PsyGuy
Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Questions for possible career changer
Replies: 32
Views: 30872

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@geoguy At this time I doubt the TCL/TRA will issue you QTS based on the MO initial (entry grade) credential utilizing the doctoral route, unless youre prepared to engage in a little subterfuge in your application, but they might. Once you have QTS you wouldnt have tho renew the MO credential, but t...
by PsyGuy
Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Whereabouts for a young family?
Replies: 4
Views: 817

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Doha, but as was previously mentioned its more a singles location.
by PsyGuy
Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Applying to Dubai
Replies: 7
Views: 1359

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Unless your a mercenary IT, meaning your focused on the coin or some other singular factor, avoid chain ISs.
by PsyGuy
Sat Mar 27, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Ghosted
Replies: 20
Views: 2364

Discussion

There isnt a person behind the resume, theres just the resume. Even if hired theres just a warm body in a classroom that reduces the leaders problems on any given day by one. Great ISs do bad things, and bad ISs can do some things well. No one in IE will care more about you the IT, your family, or y...
by PsyGuy
Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: What to do after PGCEi being useless?
Replies: 12
Views: 1244

Discussion

Its not any one thing, its not even any two things its a summ of a number of things that have negative synergy thats working against the LW: no experience, no credential, saturated subject area with low demand, non-NES, non-western. That synergy makes it difficult to pull the ones you can do somethi...
by PsyGuy
Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: Post-degree supervised teaching practice in order to obtain QTS
Replies: 5
Views: 581

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@Elysium82 Yes, you need to arrange and provide for your own field experience, but at 100 hours its a very short field experience. No, the unqualified level on the MPS exists, and there are DSs/ISs that provide it hasnt been dissolved. Yes, thats the Massachusetts credential. Yes, the Sunderland AO ...
by PsyGuy
Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:01 am
Forum: Forum 1. From Questions About ISS & Search to Anything and Everything About International Teaching
Topic: 32K - Average Salary for International Teachers?
Replies: 39
Views: 4961

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@Sid

Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. I do not have to prove or provide you with support for my claims.
We disagree.