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Re: re teaching qualifications

Posted By: Tim (122.59.245.147)
Date: Friday, 7 September 2012, at 4:03 p.m.

In Response To: re teaching qualifications (scott)

It depends which country you want to teaching, and what sort of school.
But generally, for many Asian/S. American countries, and English-speaking passport and a degree i anything is enough.
Some also like some form of teaching qualification.

Specialist ESL, etc training will open a few more jobs and a handful more countries, but for individual requirements see the country-specific forums on eslcafe.

If you want to work in an International School (a school in, say, Tokyo, for ex-pat kids, using the British/American high school curriculum), you'd need to be Secondary-qualified.
If you wanted to work in a developed country's Uni then you might need an MA TESOL. But generally not in Asia/S. America.

And there's passport/visa issues; e.g., EU countries mostly only employ only EU passport-holders.

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re teaching qualifications
scott (58.166.78.124) -- Thursday, 6 September 2012, at 5:56 p.m.
Re: re teaching qualifications
Tim (122.59.245.147) -- Friday, 7 September 2012, at 4:03 p.m.
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Stephen (205.211.2.2) -- Friday, 7 September 2012, at 11:43 a.m.
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nomad soul (212.26.82.15) -- Friday, 7 September 2012, at 10:45 a.m.
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JJ (117.89.36.133) -- Tuesday, 11 September 2012, at 11:10 p.m.

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