The other side of the world

Arriving in Pusan, Korea was an experience I’ll never forget. It seems like yesterday when I think about it. After a nice flight and smooth connections from Halifax, Nova Scotia, I was met by Mr. Yoon. He was looking for … Read the rest

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Training Centers vs. Public Schools

When you start looking for a job in China, you’ll come across two types of schools: training (or language) schools and normal schools. If my past rantings have been any indication, I much prefer to work at a public school, … Read the rest

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Helping ESL Students Become Computer Literate

Increasingly, our daily lives involve computers – whether it’s getting money from an ATM, communicating via email or doing word processing at work.

Today, people need tools to be successful in a high-tech world. Computer literacy skills can enhance employability, … Read the rest

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Greetings from Osan

Hello!

My name is Ellie and I am a teacher at Wonderland in Osan. I have been in Korea for the last four months and have had an amazing experience thus far. When I first arrived, I was met at … Read the rest

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David’s adventures

David Brandreth
Ottawa, Ontario

To Whom It May Concern:

I taught at a YBM Sisa-yong-o-sa school in Keumjeong (Pusan) for children between 1995 and 1996. It was my first experience with working abroad and I arrived there with a backpack … Read the rest

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Bait and Switch

My last school didn’t keep their promise to provide me with a legal Z visa. The school piggy backed on my prior Z visa and then gave me a F visa that expired 2 days before the end of my … Read the rest

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