Teaching abroad

American International School, Lusaka, Zambia
An accredited international school for children aged 2 to 16 years. http://www.aislusaka.org/
The U.S. State Dept. has a one page summary on the school as of 2000/2001. http://www.state.gov/www/about_state/schools/olusaka.html

English Job Maze
A British-Australian site to help ESL / EFL teachers find jobs worldwide and help institutions find teachers. It is "the recruitment arm of the English Maze Pty Ltd, a British-Australian owned company." Most jobs offered are in Asia however. Access to the CVs of teachers is by subscription only. See the Countries at a Glance section for information on taxes, visas, travel, salaries, etc. in Egypt and South Africa. Tips for teachers and bookstore. [KF] http://www.englishjobmaze.com

Global Routes
Non-profit, non-governmental organization, arranges voluntary work overseas for North American high school and college students. Has teaching internships in Kenya and Ghana. "Students work side by side with their host families on projects selected by the community, such as constructing a school, clinic or community center, teaching local children, or reforesting surrounding areas." Program fees are $4,000 + and excludes air travel to the country. Interns can receive academic credit through California State University, Chico. Based in Northampton, Massachusetts. [KF] http://globalroutes.org/

"...source for study abroad, language schools, overseas internships, international volunteer positions, teach abroad, jobs abroad, US Universities, Eco-Travel around the world..." Select by country or type or work, internship, area of study, etc.. http://www.goabroad.com/

International Foundation for Education and Self-Help. Teachers for Africa Program
[Note on site fall 2004 - The IFESH site is currently in a remodeling phase. We are sorry for the inconvenience but if you have any questions please call us at (480) 443-1800 or email us at ifesh@ifesh.org] The International Foundation for Education and Self-Help (IFESH) was created by the late Rev. Dr. Leon H. Sullivan. It is designed to permit teachers, school administrators and professors from the United States to spend an academic year in Africa. Has positions in Ghana, Benin, Malawi, Ethiopia, Guinea, and Namibia. "IFESH is a nonprofit development organization dedicated to helping to improve living conditions for the poor and the disadvantaged in the Third World, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa." http://www.ifesh.org/teachers_for_africa.htm

International Community School of Abidjan
A well-endowed K-12 school in Abidjan. Has a Life in Abidjan advice section (clothes, helpful hints, telecommunications, etc.). http://www.icsa.ac.ci/

International School of Kenya
Formerly the Nairobi International School. Provides K-12 education. The site has a brief history, information on their Rafiki Club Newsletter, a directory of students and faculty, present and past. http://www.isk.ac.ke/

Peace Corps
Describes projects in Africa. Their Kids World site goes to Mali and South Africa. Has links to Returned Volunteer groups - Friends of Cameroon, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Togo, Niger, etc. http://www.peacecorps.gov/indexf.cfm

Search Associates
Places teachers, administrators and interns in international schools. Has a partnership with the FAST TRAIN Program of the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University. Based in Dallas, Pennsylvania. http://www.search-associates.com/

Teach Abroad
Is the same site as Jobs Abroad and part of Go Abroad. Based in Denver, Colorado. [KF] http://www.teachabroad.com/

Teaching Abroad
U.S. News & World Report. Find a Teaching Position Abroad: http://www.teachabroad.com/tasusnews.cfm

Titlestad, Michael, "Seeing Things Differently, Four Years of Teaching English in Botswana."
From scrutiny 2, Issues in english studies in southern africa (1996, V. 1, No. 1/2) a journal from the Department of English, Univ. of South Africa, Pretoria. http://www.unisa.ac.za/dept/press/scrutiny/article/art6.html

United States. Department of State. Teaching Overseas
"The Department of State does not employ teachers for assignment abroad. However, we have assembled general information about teaching overseas and a list of organizations that provide teaching opportunities." http://www.state.gov/m/a/os/c6776.htm

University of Sussex. Centre for International Education
The Centre has offered an international Masters programme for over 20 years. Sponsors the Multi-Site Teacher Education Research Project (working in Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa). The Center has acted as a Link Institute to support the development of the Teacher Training College system at Provincial level in South Africa. Has full text research reports - The Impact of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic on the Attainment of Primary Education for All in Sub-Saharan Africa, Understandings of Education in an African Village: the Impact of Information and Communication Technologies, Inclusion/Exclusion in South African Education. Based in Brighton, U.K. [KF] http://www.sussex.ac.uk/education/1-4-7.html

A non-profit NGO based at the Harvard Institute for International Development. Has a program for volunteer teachers to Namibia and other countries. Volunteers pay a fee (c.$6,000). http://www.worldteach.org/

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