What to expect while teaching English in Kuwait

Kuwait city cityscape

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Typical working conditions

Kuwait is a Gulf Arab country at the western edge of the Persian Gulf. Known for the Persian Gulf War I of 1991, it is a member of OPEC and has one of the highest wealth per capita of any country. You might think that there is a great deal of money to be made in Kuwait, but this country is very selective about whom it permits to work and you must do some homework before you apply for your visa. This country is famous for its partnerships with American universities as they attempt to recreate higher education institutions similar to those in the U.S.

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TEFL Jobs in Oman

By Jon Duckett
Experienced TEFL teacher and director at TEFL Jobs World

TEFL jobs in Oman

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TEFL teachers looking for an interesting experience abroad should consider TEFL jobs in Oman. There is a huge demand for English teachers as all pupils start learning English in the Sultanate from the 4th grade onwards. Additionally the strict immigration requirements make it difficult for teachers to get into the country. English is seen as having an important place in the modernisation of the country, and there is a big drive for it to be used as much as possible in the service industries.

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