Several international teacher exchange participants have blogged about their experiences. While recording events and thoughts, communicating to friends and family back home, these blogs also serve to illustrate personal and professional experiences and challenges of a year abroad.
Agencies & Resources
- Alberta Exchange Teachers’ League - social organization run by volunteers to assist teachers before, during and after their teaching exchange
- Canada – Australia Exchange 2012 - Facebook group for 2012 exchange participants
- Canada Club of Victoria
- Commonwealth Teacher Exchange
- Independent Education Union of Australia Exchange Program - Queensland and Northern Territory Branch
- International Teachers' Association - Supports teachers undertaking an International Teaching Fellowship. It is made up of past and present teachers who have or are currently undertaking a Fellowship.
- Life in Australia book
- Queensland Exchange Teachers' League
- Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV)
- South Australian Exchange Teachers' League - support to participants involved in exchange programs (inbound and outbound)
- Teacher Exchange Program: New South Wales
- Teacher Exchange Programs List for All Australia
- The Canadian League for Educational Exchange
- XE: The World's Favorite Currency Site
Australians in Canada
- A Family Perspective on a Teacher Exchange - The Southport School Outdoor Education teacher David Johnson reflects upon his and his family’s exchange year overseas.
- Aussie Living the Dream - From home in Adelaide to what has become my new home in Strathmore, AB, Canada. Straight from an Aussie Summer to a Canadian winter, yes one extreme to another.
- Cairns to Canada – Scott Gray Teacher Exchange - http://www.qieu.asn.au/files/2813/4092/8028/Cairns_to_Canda_-_Scott_Gray_Teacher_Exchange.pdf
- Canadian Exchange Top Ten List - The top 10 reasons to do an exchange teaching year in Canada
- Cants in Canada - Family from Dubbo, NSW in Calgary, AB
- Claire in Canada
- Connagans in Canada - Australian family in Edmonton
- Coopers Teaching Exchange
- Exchanging Views - A blog about a teacher exchange from Harvey, Australia to Lloydminster, Canada.
- Frank and Alison Year in Canada - Family from Australia on teacher exchange to Canada
- Heather Brooks Site
- Heather Brooks' Site
- IEU Teacher Exchange Testimonials
- Life on the Exchange - Laurie Hallinan shares an overview of his year in Alberta
- My Year as a Canadian - Teacher from from Williamstown, Melbourne, Victoria, in London, Ontario for 2012 exchange
- Postcard from Edmonton, CANADA - Teacher from Western Sydney Institute, Mt Druitt College is on teacher exchange for a year in Edmonton Canada
- Susan Graham in Canada
- The Humphrys in Alberta
Canadians in Australia
- 3 to Oz - Canadian family in Western Australia
- Andress Adventures - Ginette and Tom from Ontario exchanging to New South Wales.
- Australia Bound - Edmonton couple and their toddler spend a year in Queensland.
- Bowkowy's Australian Adventure - A Beaumont Teachers exchange in Australia. Follow our family for a year and a half of travel and learning.
- Brad Wolfe Teacher Exchange Blog
- Finneys Down Under
- From Oz to You - Family from California spend year in Queensland
- Jennifer and David in Australia - A couple on exchange from Canada to Australia
- Karen's Crazy Adventures - Karen is a Canadian teacher who did a teaching exchange/fellowship to Melbourne, Australia
- Martins in Australia
- Matt and Alyson's Aussie Walkabout - One family’s year-long exchange adventure to Australia.
- Miss Lilley Down Under - teaching at Lake Albert Public School in Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
- Ms. O's Oz Adventure - Canadian teacher in Australia posting with for an elementary student audience
- Norby Jones Australia 2014-2015
- Post Australia Post - Canadian Rod Murray’s reflections on a year teaching in Australia
- Rick & Gail Australia 2010 - Canadian teacher and her husband spend a year in Kadina, South Australia
- Sereda's in Australia 2012 - Teaching couple from Westlock, Alberta in Cairns, Queensland
- She and Sills - Sheila and Adam Blog and Tweet (@SheandSills) their exchange experiences
- Shmeva Down Under - BC family in Newcastle NSW
- Summers Surfing and Boomerangs - Summers family from Ontario exchanging to Victoria
- Teachings and Travels
- The McEwen's Go to Australia
- The Topps - Canadian Topp family in Brisbane
- The Wolfe family heads down under! - Our year-long adventure of travel and of living in Australia.
- Upside down and Turned Around - Rena Mathew’s experience in Australia
- Walker's Down Under - Family from Lloydminster, Alberta goes to Harvey, Western Australia for teacher exchange
- Wiebe Roberts Away Down Under
- Yams Down Under
Exchange Programs (Australia)
Media on Exchanges
- A long commute to work: Australian teacher begins year-long exchange at Twenty Valley Public School
- Aussie exchange teacher adapting to Alberta winter
- Aussie Exchange Teacher Adapting to Alberta Winter
- Aussie Teacher Ready to Educate Herself
- From Colorado to Korumburra - News article of teacher exchange. For follow up article, see “Last Episode of a Life Swap: Aussie, American teachers trading back jobs”
- Last Episode of a Life Swap: Aussie, American teachers trading back jobs - Follow up article to “From Colorado to Korumburra”
- IEU Teacher Exchange Testimonials
- Nat & Matt's Excellent Adventure - A year on exchange from Australia to Denver, Colorado
- Teacher Exchange: Sekolah Global Jaya - One teacher’s experience in different international teaching roles.
- The Other Half - Alberta couple in Geneva, Switzerland
- Travel Oops - Steph Glaser’s 2010 Exchange from Colorado to Adelaide
- Turning my world upside down! - First-hand blogging about the exchange experience.
Hi Miles. I’ve added a link to your blog from http://feb122010.wordpress.com. Looking forward to our collaboration.
Check out the CLEE newsletter – provincial edition at http://feb122010.wordpress.com.
Any ideas of finding an exchange in Miami or San Fran?