career · travel

Want to Teach in Hong Kong?

I’m currently living and working as a career guidance counsellor in China and I could not recommend it enough; especially for those who want to travel and gain some valuable life and cultural experiences. Working as a teacher abroad has many positives. The salaries for teachers abroad can be far better – particularly for newly…… Continue reading Want to Teach in Hong Kong?

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Why You Will Fail To Have A Great Career

Preparing to give a presentation to my students on career choice, I can’t help but think of Larry Smith and his frustration. Larry Smith is a professor of economics at the University of Waterloo in Canada and according to Forbes he has spent his entire teaching career coaching students to find careers they love, but he still…… Continue reading Why You Will Fail To Have A Great Career

career · Education · travel

What’s life like for Irish teachers in the Middle East?

At the age of 22, I began my career as a guidance counsellor in a secondary school in Ireland. I had an amazing first year in this sector, but I wanted to travel, while still gaining experience. A job offer for a guidance counsellor position in the Middle East was the perfect opportunity, and I’m…… Continue reading What’s life like for Irish teachers in the Middle East?