iTeachOverseas is a podcast dedicated to celebrating, entertaining and educating teachers who work in International schools. We discuss current issues and trends about international schools around the world.
"When we are clear about what we are looking for and being open to that, with our strengths, then we're more likely to have a successful rather than a frustrating time counting down the days until the end." ~ Robert Fenlon
Robert spent 17 years teaching overseas. He collaborated with Karenni teachers to provide education to 2,000 refugee students in UN camps in Thailand. More recently he was a lecturer/trainer supporting aboriginal miners in remote northern Australia in which he won the Australian Industry-Education Collaboration Award for improving employee engagement and retention.
iTeachOverseas is about celebrating, educating and entertaining the international educator. The podcast is an opportunity to showcase the interesting and complex world of international schools.
Dawn Doig - Writer, Audiologist, and EAL Teacher - International School of Ulaanbaatar
Dawn Doig spent 23 years as an Audiologist working in places such as Vietnam, UK, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. Dawn earned her EAL certification through The College of New Jersey, Mallorca Campus and has been an EAL teacher for the last four years at the International School of Ulaanbaatar. Dawn has published 5 picture books that we discuss in this podcast. iTeachOverseas podcast is about celebrating, educating and entertaining the international educator.
Robin Heslip - Superintendent of ACS AbuDhabi; Andy DesRoches - American School of Dubai
“This is my path, and I went on that path!” ~Robin Heslip, Superintendent of ACS Abu Dhabi, is my next guest on iTeachOverseas podcast. The talented Andy DesRoches from American School of Dubai is also featured.
Jared Maisel - Athletic Training and Sports Injury in International Schools
Jared Maisel is a certified Athletic Trainer working at Concordia Shanghai. He has worked as an athletic trainer at the US collegiate level in such sports as football, tennis, softball, soccer, rugby and field hockey. He also got the opportunity to work with the Philadelphia Flyers organization of National Hockey League.
In the past 4 years, he has made tremendous strides in improving the safety of athletes in the APAC conference and you’ll hear how Jared saves his school a lot of money each year.
Jump Foundation - Justin Bedard
If you have been in international schools for a while you probably have met Justin Bedard or his JUMP team organizing and empowering students to become community leaders, realize their passions and reach their potential. We met up in Shanghai in October and I was able to interview him about his humble beginnings in Africa, how JUMP came to be and the impact it has had in the lives of our international students.
Henri Lemaire spent 36 years overseas and has some fantastic stories to share about his journey.