Posts Categorized: Financial

Date Posted: November 12, 2014

Hold onto your tin-foil hats, a research team consisting of Oxford Academics and Deloitte Accountants have claimed that over a third of UK jobs are at high risk of being automated in the next 20 years. This alarming statement comes at a disturbing time for the economy and the claims state that around 35% of… Read more »

Date Posted: September 23, 2014

In light of the Facebook Messenger App’s bad press, the NSA’s serial surveillance of the US population and Google’s mass marketing efforts through data collection; it’s surprising that more people aren’t infuriated about the controversial issue of Data Mining infringing on their privacy.   The practice is simple, you find a mechanism that can accept… Read more »

Date Posted: June 09, 2014

So it’s finally happened, after seeing repeated ‘higher job prospects’ statements leading to frustrating job searching for years at a time, after feeling the pressure of coursework and not seeing it pay off, after seeing course fees soar up over £9,000 a year; the head of Universities UK, Professor Sir Christopher Snowden has admitted that… Read more »

Date Posted: April 10, 2014

If there’s one thing all teachers have been asking, one question on the tip of the tongue but that has never been answered since the beginning of formal education, is just one word: How? Time and time again, numerously inventive ways of education have been tried and tested, from the oldschool Victorian-era disciplinary ways to… Read more »

Date Posted: March 24, 2014

Countrywide rioting, public outcry, parliament in flames!   Okay, that last one was admittedly a bit much, but it’s been noted time and time again, whether it’s through Youtube, Facebook or in the minds of numerous aspiring undergraduate students that the Liberal Democrat party made mistake after mistake with their debauchery of the education system,… Read more »

Date Posted: March 12, 2014

Despite what many may perceive as a highly developed institutional system, the western world’s education has often been criticized as ‘lacking stimuli’ and ‘non-engaging’ with sources frequently citing that a lack of gripping material, exercises and frankly downright one-sided historical reference sets has damaged the young minds of this majorly influential region of the world…. 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

Teaching in Doha – What is it like? What should I be aware of? The SeekTeachersâ„¢ 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 »

Date Posted: February 27, 2014

A Short & Dirty Guide for Teachers Seeking International Teaching Jobs There are about 5000 international schools around the world which are growing at a fast rate! The majority of these schools are Private international schools. This means they are essentially operated as businesses and funded by directors whose penultimate goal is to make a… Read more »

Date Posted: February 27, 2014

More teachers leave the UK to teach abroad after from budget fears and continuous Government interference   With increasing interference from the Government in classrooms there is an increasing number of in the number of British trained teachers seeking international jobs in schools, colleges and universities.   The bitter cold times during winter and the prospect of funding cuts after… Read more »