Making the Grade Podcast

Teaching Abroad and Empowering Communities: a Conversation with International Teacher Amanda

March 08, 2023 Christine and Georgia Season 1 Episode 2
Making the Grade Podcast
Teaching Abroad and Empowering Communities: a Conversation with International Teacher Amanda
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Show Notes

EP 002 | On the second episode of Making the Grade podcast, Christine and Georgia talk to Amanda, an international teacher who took a chance and moved from Massachusetts to Southeast Asia to teach kindergarten at an international school. Amanda shares how the international teaching community is welcoming and supportive, and how she found comfort in the similarities between schools around the world.

Amanda also discusses her experience teaching at a school for refugees and how education can empower individuals and communities. The importance of community building and the positive impact of education are front and center of the conversation, as well as Amanda’s current experience in her grad program at Harvard studying education policy. Tune in to this episode to gain valuable insights into teaching abroad and be inspired by Amanda’s unique perspective on education!


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