What it’s like to teach in… The Hague

One teacher in The Hague, the Netherlands, talks about what her job is like

As a freelance English teacher in the Netherlands, no two days are the same for me. Over the course of a week, I travel to six schools and see 250 children aged from 10 to 21, in primary and high schools, state and private schools.

An average day will see me in two schools and I’ll often teach students privately in the afternoon and get home to have Skype calls with parents or emails from kids with questions about their projects or exam preparation.

My daily teaching is made more complex because the government provides “key guidelines” about the vocabulary, grammar, reading and speaking ...

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