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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.

Aug 12, 2020

Our last episode of the season! Join us as we talk to Liam about his 27 years abroad and his abiding love for Japan. The question that I forgot to ask: How many passports does Liam have?

04:16 EAL: aka the department of acronyms. "You teach English; help me out with this kid."

05:22 Liam's reason for moving to Japan: "I...

Aug 5, 2020

Let's welcome KB, friend of the show, the last true romantic, and technically an adult.

  • 00:50 "I'm gonna hug so many people!"
  • 06:50 KB learning how to have a work-life balance as a teacher. "No matter how weird something is it can become normal very quickly."
  • 13:45 "Middle year students, particularly in year seven and...

Jul 29, 2020

Are you in need of some positivity "in these uncertain times"? We have that covered. Today we are finally sharing Tara's interview with the wonderful Andy. Come for his story of getting a teaching job in Jordan 38 years ago despite thinking it might be a scam, stay because he is a delight.

  • 05:36 "I don't think in all...

Mar 25, 2020

Courtney, Tara and Gabrielle - three international teachers, three countries, three different experiences with the pandemic and how it's impacted our teaching and life abroad.