Monthly Archives:: March 2014

Date Posted: March 11, 2014

Japan will soon be making it compulsory for students at a primary school level to learn English. The movement comes as an attempt to improve the country’s language skills and its ability to compete with surrounding Asian countries as well as overseas.   The new curriculum should begin in April and is aimed primarily at 5th and 6th grade… Read more »

Date Posted: March 11, 2014

Google Art Project for Buzzing Artists As the world wide web continues to enhance and develop, so does the the potential for teaching resources online.  Google has partnered with some of the leading art museums in the world to provide art work online.  Students and teachers can view museums in high resolution virtually and even… Read more »

Date Posted: March 11, 2014

The Ministry of Education (MoE) in Dubai is now considering extending employment services for expatriate teaching, administrative and technical staff as well as inspectors working in government schools.   Those over 60 that are employed could possibly received an extension based on the opinion of the school principal, specialized inspector and the director of the… Read more »

Date Posted: March 11, 2014

Expats in Indonesia As part of our on-going journey to help provide real life experiences of expat teachers who have “been there and done it”, we would like to thank Mr McLean for submitting this article to be posted on the SeekTeachers Blog. Mr McLean shares his real life experiences about life as an expat in Indonesia. Here’s what he… Read more »

Date Posted: March 11, 2014

Will Computers end up Teaching Classes in the Future? The world of education is changing and changing fast. With more technology available, more and more schools look to make use of technology from VLE’s to super advanced interactive white boards. Could it be that one day students enter a classroom where there is no teacher… Read more »

Date Posted: March 11, 2014

Social Media in the Classroom – Cool or Not Cool? Facebook and texting are a part of every child’s life, but should it be part of the classroom? More and more students come to school with their smartphones and have access to Facebook even when some schools block access on their computers. Many teachers we speak to say… Read more »

Date Posted: March 11, 2014

Teaching in Doha – What is it like? What should I be aware of? The SeekTeachers™ team continues their quest to give you the “real deal” insight into the working life in various areas.  This time round we got the “low down” from a very experienced senior teacher in Qatar, Doha. There are definitely some golden nuggets to take away from… Read more »