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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 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...

Oct 17, 2018

Brittany chats with Dave who has the dubious honor of being our first male guest on the show. Dave shares his experiences as a teacher and expat Kiwi in Kuwait.

Oct 10, 2018

Welcome to semester two of Global Castaways! Tara and Courtney kicks off the season with a timely look at Back to School as an International Educator. What are the signs? What are your rituals? How do you find your balance after having a summer off?

  • 00:30 What are the symptoms that you’re going back to school?
  • 04:10...