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by MichaelH
01 Oct 2012, 15:32
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Criminal Records checks
Replies: 13
Views: 16614

Re: Criminal Records checks

For your information, I have contacted the London embassies of Cambodia and Vietnam. I've had a reply from the Vietnamese embassy. They didn't say much but I get the impression it's not a big deal. Same from a friend who's teaching in Taiwan.
by MichaelH
01 Oct 2012, 10:47
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Taking advantage of my MA
Replies: 4
Views: 7100

Re: Taking advantage of my MA

Thanks for those helpful and sensible replies.

Does anyone have any response to my first question, about the best way to take advantage of my MA in a TEFL career?
by MichaelH
30 Sep 2012, 10:55
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Taking advantage of my MA
Replies: 4
Views: 7100

Taking advantage of my MA

Hello, I know I've already posted a couple of times for basic advice, but my projected plans are changing as I do more research. I'd really appreciate some advice. I have a BA in Philosophy and an MA in Social and Political Thought, both studied on campus at universities in the UK. I am looking for ...
by MichaelH
28 Sep 2012, 10:07
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Criminal Records checks
Replies: 13
Views: 16614

Re: Criminal Records checks

I am also concerned about this issue. I have several spent minor convictions for non-violent protest activity - things at the level of Obstructing the Highway. I think the highest penalty was a £50 fine. This has never been a problem for me in the UK, even when I have had enhanced disclosure. I've v...
by MichaelH
26 Sep 2012, 19:40
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: General Asia career information
Replies: 2
Views: 3525

Re: General Asia career information

Thanks! That's encouraging.
by MichaelH
26 Sep 2012, 14:38
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: General Asia career information
Replies: 2
Views: 3525

General Asia career information

Hello, I'm planning to do a CELTA course soon and try and work in Asia. At the moment I am considering Hong Kong, Taiwan or a big Chinese city to start with, then maybe rural China once I get a bit of a hang of the language and culture. Firstly, is this still a viable career option given that the Br...