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Global Castaways

A podcast by international educators musing on life abroad, teaching and always looking on the bright side of things.

Your hosts: Courtney, Brittany, Gabrielle and Tara.

May 8, 2019

We’re back with two girls in Tuscany talking. We share our experiences and sprinkle in tips, insights and advice when you’re ready to jump into the crazy recruiting fair scene. For additional fun: take a shot every time Gabrielle says “research”.

  • 02:09 Courtney references Pitch Perfect while attempting to...


Nov 28, 2018

Courtney talks with Jared about Athletic Training in international schools, interning with the Philadelphia Flyers and his company Good Practice, LLC. If you work with children as a teacher, as a coach, as a field trip chaperone, this conversation is for you!

  • 04:36 Promoting Athletic Training
  • 08:53 MAIS Conference:...


Nov 6, 2018

Friends of the show, Brian and Catherine, talk with Tara about all. the things. Including but not limited to their experiences as an international teaching couple, having children overseas, and the culture shock of returning to a different America.

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Oct 30, 2018

WELCOME TO AMERICA! Finally, you walk through those arrival doors onto your home soil. It’s home so everything will go back to what it used to be. But what if it doesn’t? Gabrielle and Brittany try to process the unexpected anxieties when returning from abroad.

  • 01:33 clothing, the color green, bathroom stalls and...


Oct 24, 2018

Gabrielle and Courtney consider the different mentor figures they have encountered in international teaching. They also gush over how they have encouraged each other in the last few years.

  • 01:18 Gabrielle and Courtney’s origin story
  • 07:15 Formal Mentorship experience: the Pros and Cons
  • 11:33 Mentors are everywhere...