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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.

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 and they have different experiences!
  • 14:55 Tim Gunn is my teaching mentor
  • 21:10 Professional vulnerability
  • 22:03 Your value as a teacher is not that one period
  • 25:30 A sounding board, rather than a problem solver