Take Your Meds

If you’ve accepted an overseas teaching position & are living with a medical condition, you absolutely must do your due diligence to verify beyond a shadow of a doubt that any required treatments or meds are available in your new location. Simply asking the person interviewing you at a Recruiting Fair is not sufficient research.    It … Continue reading Take Your Meds

Absolute Must Do’s Before Departing

..Our previous newsletter, You Can’t Take Everything, invited International Educators to share what they consider the absolute must-pack-&-bring items for an overseas move. Advice included provisions you wouldn’t readily think to take along. Here’s a sample: ♦ Extra socks & underwear. Even though they may be manufactured in your new location, they may not be worn or … Continue reading Absolute Must Do’s Before Departing

What Directors Look For in International Teaching Candidates

ISR asked School Directors to tell us what makes a successful International Teaching Candidate. Whether you’re hitting the recruiting trail for the first time, or a seasoned recruiting-fair veteran, Here’s what you should know to make recruiting season a success! We’ve posted the top three responses that sum it all up Director 1 I look for … Continue reading What Directors Look For in International Teaching Candidates

Going International with Health Issues

Finding yourself overseas, cut off from meds and treatments you need is an emergency best avoided. So…If you live with a chronic health condition requiring periodic medical care and/or daily medication, do take the time to research medical procedures and medications available in what may soon become your new host country. Diabetes, hyper-tension, high cholesterol … Continue reading Going International with Health Issues

Us and Them – A Redneck Muslim Teacher’s Perspective on Racism in International Schools

This article is part of an earlier Blog. We feature it here for your comment. Let me begin by stating that I am a full-blooded Texan with redneck roots (not to say that I’m proud of that latter part of the description).  Despite that, I am a convert to Islam and fairly observant in my … Continue reading Us and Them – A Redneck Muslim Teacher’s Perspective on Racism in International Schools

Terms Of Use

Terms of Use We don’t care much for “legalese”,  but as the ISR Web Site grew from its small beginnings in 2003, a myriad of unforeseen situations have arrisen. In an effort to clarify our position on just about everything related to this Web Site, we offer the following: Please understand the following terms and … Continue reading Terms Of Use