Posts Categorized: Languages

Date Posted: November 23, 2016

Looking for writing courses? Look no further! SeekTeachers has partnered with the Australian Writers Centre to deliver some of the best writing courses online! Click Here   By Lucy Adams I bet you enjoy ratings that are so popular today. Well, another one here is just for you! Not knowing the pitfalls, novice writers sometimes… Read more »

Date Posted: July 18, 2016

The aim of Waldorf schooling is to educate the whole child, “head, heart and hands” Waldorf Steiner education was introduced by Rudolf Steiner (1861 – 1925) who was an innovative Austrian academic whose ideas founded the basis of Anthroposophy. The insights promoted in the Waldorf Steiner Education espouse and promote universal human values, educational pluralism… Read more »

Date Posted: June 29, 2016

    Many teachers approach asking us what the best certification for teaching ESL is; with so many acronyms and choices, it can get quite confusing. Here we decipher all the terms and get to the bottom of what the variation is between all the certificates. TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) This acronym… Read more »

Date Posted: October 19, 2015

  Many of us have been there. The moment we reach for our back pocket or purse and the anxiety grows. Our phone isn’t there. At times, a good Samaritan will find the phone and return it to the owner but many times the phone disappears forever and you must learn to live with the… Read more »

Date Posted: October 18, 2015

  If you hold a valid Driving License from a Western country, you can apply for a UAE driving license without undergoing a driving test. You will need to personally visit the Traffic and Licensing Department and bring all required documents:   • Original and photocopy of passport and residency permit • Original Driving License… Read more »

Date Posted: October 16, 2015

    Several questions have come forward with regards to the UAE labour law and the passport standard procedure in the UAE for foreign trained workers.  It is imperative to note that it is illegal and against UAE labour law for schools to hold any worker’s passport after the work visa has been assigned. A… Read more »

Date Posted: October 08, 2015

  Moving abroad is an exciting time but it may also come with many questions and challenges.  A very popular query we have here at SeekTeachers is how to dress for success as a teacher in the Middle East. Although it may seem natural to dress as you do back in your home country it… Read more »

Date Posted: January 04, 2015

The Chinese government has finally decide to change the way that college entrance exams is done. The examination known as gaokao aims to reverse the exam focus education system to help develop standards further.     The Ministry of Education (MoE) announced some changes on the gaokao system on 16th December by asking universities to… Read more »

Date Posted: January 03, 2015

Saudi is on the move as it has announced to open 67 colleges in 4 years.  These colleges will be from the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC).  In a drive to raise standards these 67 colleges will accommodate 150,000 applications for 38 boys colleges and a 29 girls colleges.   The government is investing  5.27 billion Saudi… Read more »

Date Posted: December 21, 2014

The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) continues its quest for raising standards in education by launching an internal excellent award programme to respect outstanding performance of employees and divisions.   His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of… Read more »