Outside of BC
Overview of Teaching Overseas
BC certified offshore schools are privately operated schools that offer the BC curriculum to students outside British Columbia, Canada. There are locations in six countries, including China, Thailand, Japan, Egypt, Qatar, and the Kingdom of Bahrain.
In addition to experiencing a new culture and the opportunity to travel, BC teachers enjoy a variety of advantages and benefits while teaching abroad:
- Gain relevant experience teaching the BC curriculum
- Develop and sharpen your professional teaching skills
- Make lifelong connections with educators from around the world
- Become a global citizen and experience different worldviews
- Become an informal ambassador to share Canadian culture
- Save money and pay off your student loans
- Make lifelong connections with educators, administrators, students, and families from around the world
The BC government annually inspects offshore schools to ensure compliance with the requirements of the BC Global Education program. As an operating requirement, BC-certified offshore schools must employ BC-certified teachers.
CINEC Education Group
BC-certified offshore school employers located in China. Six major employers operate in this region.
Hayat Universal School (HUBS)
BC-certified offshore school employers located in Qatar.
British Columbia International School of Bangkok
BC-certified offshore school employers located in Bangkok, Thailand.
Teaching in China
Teaching in China offers a myriad of opportunities for employment and professional development as well as travel and adventure.
Six BC-certified offshore operators have schools in various regions of China. As such, there are a variety of destinations and work sites for BC educators to explore in China.
Teaching in Japan
The culture in Japan is homogenous and steeped in tradition. At the same time, it also borrows and assimilates many influences from other North American, Asian and European countries.
Teaching in Egypt
If you have a sense of adventure and you’re looking to travel around North Africa and the Middle East, teach in Egpyt!
Teaching in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Teaching in Bahrain offers a myriad of employment and professional benefits, social and cultural experiences as well as travel and adventure.
Teaching in Qatar
Located on the shoreline of the Abrabian Gulf, Qatar is an ultra-modern country with a rich history. If you like to travel and seek unique life experiences, there is an opportunity for you!
Teaching in Thailand
Located in Southeast Asia, Thailand is a country with a thousand beaches. If you’re adventurous and looking for new life experiences, consider teaching in Bangkok.