Experienced Indian Teachers Eyeing International Teaching Opportunities: Report
A recent survey recorded responses from 38,000 teachers looking to teach abroad and highlights the expertise and talent of the Indian teaching community
Highlighting a growing interest observed amongst experienced Indian teachers to access international opportunities, Suraasa, a career-tech and skill-tech start-up for teachers, has conducted a survey that unfolds the same in a detailed report. The report focusses on the fact that most of the Indian teachers seeking opportunities abroad are driven by their extensive experience and teaching qualifications.
This survey recorded responses from 38,000 teachers looking to teach abroad and highlights the expertise and talent of the Indian teaching community. The findings are eye-opening, with 85.6 per cent of the respondents being experienced educators. The report delves deeper into the experience, expertise, qualifications and motivations of these experienced teachers and provides key findings based on the data collected from the survey.
Out of 38,000 teachers who participated in the survey, 32,529 (85.6 per cent) have experience in teaching. This includes 16,507 teachers (50.9 per cent) with over 5 years of experience, 8,460 (26.09 per cent) with 2-5 years of experience, and 7,562 (23.25 per cent) with 0-2 years of experience.
Experienced Indian teachers say they seek greater challenges after working in their home country and hope to find them by teaching abroad. Schools in the USA, UAE, and UK often need international teachers and actively recruit experienced Indian teachers. This presents an excellent chance for recognition of their skills and expertise in an international teaching setting.
The survey highlights that these experienced teachers are open to teaching in top international schools in India, which offer access to quality resources, exposure to diverse cultures and opportunities for career advancement.
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