I have always been a massive Disney fan. In reception, I remember being asked by my teacher what we wanted to be when we grew up. All the kids in my class wanted to be firefighters, nurses and police officers. I, of course, wanted to be the little mermaid. Unsurprisingly, my dream didn’t come true,... Continue Reading →
Find volunteering opportunities on our bulletin! Want to write for this blog? Visit our Careers volunteers page!
Click to enlarge.* Check the global careers page of the IEMS section of the student portal to see what opportunities we have. Filter by country or by faculty. You can also apply for funding on any opportunities you find, helping with the travelling costs to the destinations you wish to go and placement/volunteer in. Read... Continue Reading →
Many graduate applicants have seen that most graduate schemes require previous work experience, particularly skills related to the role you are applying for. “So you are telling me I have to get experience before I get experience?” many of you have asked? This time we focus on the ways of getting experience or ‘digging’ into... Continue Reading →
In the beginningI first considered a career in teaching in my second year at University. Whilst studying for my degree in English and TEFL I was in the process of training for my TEFL qualification which involved teaching a class of around 15 multilingual adults for 40 minutes every two weeks. I loved almost everything... Continue Reading →
This week the children listened to me. They seemed a lot more comfortable in my presence and I felt that my ‘probation period’ with them was finally over. They seemed to accept me as a recognisable teacher figure in the classroom, rather than just a complete stranger with absolutely no authority. In the morning the... Continue Reading →