Where you teach:
*Where do you teach?
*How long have you been teaching there? years
Practicalities of teaching English in your current location:
*How can teachers find teaching jobs in your location / country?
*The main English teaching jobs available are (select multipe if necessary):
full time English language school positions part time English language school positions agencies (send teachers to different locations) teaching at kindergartens / pre-schools teaching at state schools teaching at private international schools teaching at colleges / universities teaching at companies teaching at community centers, etc. private teaching (not through a school, agency, etc.) other (please state):
*What are the minimum teaching requirements for getting an ESL teaching position in your current location / country? (e.g. qualifications, experience, English level, etc.)
*(In relation to above) What requirements would you recommend (qualifications, experience, English level, etc.) in order to get a reasonable teaching position?
*What are the levels of payment? (e.g. per hour)
- how many teaching days a week is normal?
- how many face-to-face teaching hours a week is normal?
- what is the normal arrangement for holidays?
Practicalities of living in your current location:
*Are there any visa or other legal requirements for foreigners wishing to teach and live in your current location?
*What is the cost of living like there (accommodation, daily necessities, going out, etc.)?
*What are the usual accommodation arrangements and how can you find accommodation?
Your opinions of teaching English in your current location:
*What advice would you give to someone considering coming to your country / city to teach English?
*What are the positive aspects of teaching English in your country / city?
*What are the negative aspects for teaching English in your country / city?
*What are some of the teaching challenges for English teachers teaching the local people in your area?
Your opinions of living in your current location:
*Other than teaching, what positive aspects are there for living in your country / city?
*Other than teaching, what negative aspects are there for living in your country / city?
*What advice would you give to someone considering coming to your country / city to live?
*What things do you miss most (other than family and friends) from your home country?
*What do you think you will miss most when (or if) you leave your current location / country?
*What things would you recommend to new teachers in your area to bring with them from their home country (e.g. things that are difficult to get in your location)?
About you and your teaching experience:
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*Your email address:
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*Different student types you have taught in your current location / country (select multipe if necessary):
babies (0-2 years) toddlers (2-4 years) pre-school / kindergarten (4-6 years) elementary (6-12 years) junior high school (12-15 years) high school (15-18 years) university adults business other (please state):
For which school or organization do you teach in this country?
(Optional but please do let us know if possible)
- school / learning center:
- location (e.g. city):
- I don't teach for an organization
(e.g. I teach privately ... please provide details):
*How did you find your current teaching job(s)?
*How would you grade the facilities in your school/s?
Inadequate Adequate Good Very good Excellent
*Why did you give the above rating? (e.g. Teaching resources / technology access / school library / classrooms / textbooks / etc. )
*What kind of teacher support is available at your school/s? (select multiple if necessary)
training / workshops lesson observations teacher evaluations peer support / training none other (please state):
Any other comments (about teaching or living in your country)?:
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