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Five Countries for Teaching English Abroad

With the ever-growing desire to move abroad, many people are moving towards the idea of teaching English abroad. With a strong understanding of the English language and a high demand for people wanting to learn English, the opportunities for teaching English abroad are on the rise. Read about the top 5 recommended countries to teach abroad in order to help you determine where your next adventure is.

Taiwan

  • salaries on the rise
  • most opportunities as the demand for teachers outnumbers the number of teachers available
  • culturally diverse
  • economically booming
  • vibrant community and friendly locals

Japan

  • high teaching salaries
  • unique cultural experience
  • high demand
  • work with locals
  • and housing, visa sponsorship and Japanese course reimbursements

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China

  • teachers are highly respected
  • high pay
  • free housing and flight reimbursement
  • private or public has lots of available jobs

Mexico

  • low cost of living
  • high demand
  • plenty to see and explore
  • the landscape is breathtaking and varied
  • free housing, travel stipend

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Indonesia

  • more exotic
  • a degree is required for most schools
  • visas are one of the easiest to get – sponsored by employers
  • low cost of living
  • lower pay
  • International standard healthcare system in Indonesia

International Medical Coverage

Remember that when you are living and teaching abroad, your school should provide health coverage, but the policy may be substandard and may only cover you in that destination country. Some international teachers will opt for additional global health insurance coverage that will provide both local and global coverage, including back in their home country.

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