AFTER THE BELL

Top 10 things you’ll miss about the Middle East after repatriating

Don’t worry. Life goes on even after you leave the excitement and opulence of the Middle East. Whether you migrate to a new country...

5 ways to make the most of your staycation this summer

Contrary to popular belief, not all educators leave the Middle East over the summer holidays. There are some among us, who for several reasons...

Stay healthy and cool for the summer

Educators have already started the count down to the highly anticipated summer break. Plans for catching up with family and friends, travelling and discovering...

How do you know when it’s time to repatriate?

So, you’ve been teaching abroad for a few years. Maybe you’ve even enjoyed the benefits and lifestyle change enough to extend your contract beyond...

Five hobbies for the creative teacher…

If you are tired of going through the motions with the same seemingly mundane after work routines, why not shake things up? Now could...

5 Things you should never say to a teacher

She writes about the different ways that teachers can become healthier and happier in their personal lives by not neglecting their leisure time activities.This...

Easy tips for changing your outfit from conservative to fashionable

The desire to enjoy a balanced lifestyle is one that most teachers can identify with. After a long day of work, some teachers hit...

Everyone should try the Amish experience

Last summer, my family and I had the privilege of visiting Lancaster County in Pennsylvania, which is on the east coast of the United...

5 Things you should never say to a teacher

The job of an educator is often challenging. Yet, many teachers will rave about the many rich rewards they gain via the small or...

Rethinking traditional homework routines

Recently there has been a lot of talk about the value of homework. One notable school in the United Kingdom has taken the bold...